GFI FaxMaker can retrieve faxes/SMS from a dedicated POP3Post Office Protocol 3 mailbox.
- On the mail server, create a POP3 mailbox that is dedicated for GFI FaxMaker.
- Install GFI FaxMaker on a separate machine than the mail server. For more information refer to Installation procedure.
- In the Sending Options screen of the post-installation configuration wizard, specify the details of this POP3 mailbox and proceed with the wizard.
- Configure the GFI FaxMaker POP3 DownloaderThe GFI FaxMaker feature that retrieves faxes and SMS from a POP3 mailbox for transmission. to retrieve emails stored in this mailbox. For more information refer to POP3 Downloader.
When using a POP3 mailbox, the method of sending faxes/SMS via email is different than when routing emails via SMTPSimple Mail Transport Protocol. For more information refer to Sending faxes/SMS via a POP3 Mailbox.