xp to windows server 2003 fax server (network printer setup)

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by timreichhart, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. timreichhart

    timreichhart Gawd

    Feb 22, 2009
    Hi Guys
    can anybody tell me how I would connect xp to windows 2003 server as a network printer so I can send fax from xp to windows server 2003 and I want windows server 2003 be able to send and receive fax then I want xp view faxes from windows server 2003. Can anybody tell me how I would be able to set this up?
  2. hawk82

    hawk82 [H]ard|Gawd

    Oct 2, 2001
    You need to add Fax Services to the server.

    start -> control panel -> add/remove programs -> windows components.
    Make sure Fax Services is checked. If not, check it and install the service.
    Then follow the wizard to share the Fax printer on the network.
    Once that is done, on your XP clients, go to \\servername or surf to the server via My Network Places and install the fax printer.

    That should be all you need to do.