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Installing ExtraFax Server on a Lotus Notes Workstation

Before you install the ExtraFax Server, you must install and configure the Lotus Client software on a computer that will act as the ExtraFax server. Please refer to the "Lotus Notes Client Installation Guide" for complete step-by-step instructions (Provided by IBM).

1. Please ensure that following guidelines are followed before beginning the installation: 2. Download the ExtraFaxsoftware from the Extracomm website. http://www.extracomm.com

3. In Windows Explorer, locate and execute the ExtraFax Setup program.

4. The ExtraFax server installation wizard will guide you through the rest of the installation process. Click Yes to ACKNOWLEDGE and ACCEPT all the terms and conditions in the software license agreement.

5. An information (read-me) page will appear indicating:
6. When prompted, enter your name and company name. Click "Next".

7. Select the type of components to be installed, which in this case will be "Server". Click "Next".


8. When prompted, choose the destination folder where the ExtraFax Server program files will be installed. The installation process will attempt to detect the folder where the Lotus Notes client program files are located. If it is not correctly detected, you may click "Browse" to specify the location. Click "Next".

9. When prompted, choose the destination data folder where the ExtraFax Server post office template (extrafax.ntf) will be installed. The installation process will attempt to detect where the Lotus Notes client data folder is located. If it is not correctly detected, you may click "Browse" to specify the location. Click "Next".

10. Confirm the correct program folder where the ExtraFax program icons will be added into the Start menu. Click "Next".

11. Review all selected settings and click "Next" to confirm the specified settings.

12. Select the fax device type that you have installed in your server hardware and then click the "Next" button to continue the installation. The fax hardware that you select will be saved into a file named "EFInst.ini" located in the ExtraFax program directory. When ExtraFax starts up for the first time, it will read the "EFInst.ini" file and attempt to auto-detect the corresponding types of fax devices.


13. Once the program files are copied, click "Finish" to complete the setup and reboot when prompted. 13. Before starting the ExtraFax server, please ensure that the current Workstation Notes ID has the following access to your Mail Server (as specified in the current Location document):
14. Upon initial system startup, ExtraFax will automatically create the ExtraFax PO database (EXTRAFAX.NSF) on your Mail Server as specified in the current Location document. It will sign all the agents in the database with your current Workstation Notes ID. Ensure that the current Workstation Notes ID has rights to run restricted and/or unrestricted agents on that mail server. This will allow your ExtraFax server to execute agents successfully.

15. A Foreign Domain document will also be created in the Domino Directory (Names.nsf) on your Mail Server.

16. ExtraFax server will attempt to detect any fax devices attached to the server machine and enable one or more ports accordingly.

17. Open the ExtraFax Post Office box (EXTRAFAX.NSF). Make any necessary changes to the Server Configuration (See ExtraFax Administration Guide for details in configuring the server).

18. In the Domino Directory, open the Server Document for the Domino server that will be hosting the ExtraFax post office database(extrafax.nsf). Proceed to the Security Tab and add the notes ID name that is used on the Lotus Notes client where the ExtraFax server is installed. This example assumes that the user id is called "Fax Server/Extracomm". See below.
For Domino 6 / 7
19. Also add the notes ID name that is used on the Lotus Notes client where the ExtraFax server is installed into the Administrators field of the server document. This example assumes that the user id is called "Fax Server/Extracomm". See below:
For Domino 6 / 7
(Domino Directory
Server Document
Security Tab)
20. If you have purchased ExtraFax and have already received a License Key string from Extracomm, open the "Server Configuration" document that was created in the Post Office database(extrafax.nsf) and enter the License key string into the License Key (s) field as shown below.

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