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Install Diva Server and HylaFAX from source on Ubuntu 9.0.4

Do a base build of Ubuntu Server (x86) with the mailserver option and then update it.

Now you need to install some extra packages

   sudo apt-get install xinetd ncurses-dev g++ libc-dev linux-source linux-headers-2.6.28-13-generic kernel-package binutils build-essential libtiff-dev mgetty mgetty-fax mgetty-voice libtiff-tools autoconf automake1.9 ghostscript netpbm

Some of these are meta-packages, and otheres will have dependancies that will be automatically covered

Now you need to extract the sources

   cd /usr/src

   sudo tar -xjf /usr/src/linux-source-<tab complete> is the one for a tar.bz2

Then make symbolic link for it

   sudo ln -s linux-source<tab complete> linux

If you are using the default ubuntu Dash shell, you will need to relink to bash.

   sudo ln -sf /bin/bash /bin/sh

To ensure you are in the correct shell, log out and and back in again

Download the Dialogic driver and chmod +x the installer

   sudo chmod+x Diva<tab complete>

Now run the installer

   sudo ./Diva<tab complete>

when the first stage completes, you should get a message box like

|                      DIVAS4LINUX INSTALLATION COMPLETE                       |
|                                                                              |
|                  Please start Dialogic Diva Build Wizard                     |
|                 (cd /usr/lib/opendiva/divas/src; ./Build)                    |
|         to build and install drivers for Dialogic Diva ISDN Adapters         |
|                                      -                                       |
|               Please start Dialogic Diva Configuration Wizard                |
|                    (/usr/lib/opendiva/divas/Config)                          |
|       to detect and configure all installed Dialogic Diva ISDN Adapters      |
|                                      -                                       |
|            Diva HTTP Configuration Server started at port '10005'            |
|         To enable Web interface access please set password in the file       |
|                  '/usr/lib/opendiva/divas/httpd/login/login'                 |
|                                      -                                       |
|                                                                              |

you can then make the driver

   cd /usr/lib/opendiva/divas/src

   sudo ./Build -pci

The option -pci builds for PCI devices

once it has installed you need to set a web interface password

   sudo nano /usr/lib/opendiva/divas/httpd/login/login

You should now be able to browse to the Dialogic service website http://f.q.d.n:10005 to configure the card.

With the card configured, you can now install hylafax

Download the latest tarball and extract it

   sudo tar -xzvf hylafax<tabcomplete>

then to build, do

   cd hylafax<tab complete>

   sudo ./configure


   sudo make


   sudo make install

After the build process has finished, you then start to configure it

   sudo /usr/local/sbin/faxsetup

At the end of this it will automatically take you into faxaddmodem, which you need to do for the two ports ttyds01 and ttyds02 (one for each channel).

You will now have a base hylafax install, however you also need to get faxgetty to run so that it can receive faxes.

   cd /etc/event.d

   sudo nano faxgetty-ttyds01

start on stopped rc2
start on stopped rc3
start on stopped rc4
start on stopped rc5
stop on runlevel 0
stop on runlevel 1
stop on runlevel 6
exec /usr/local/sbin/faxgetty ttyds01

sudo nano faxgetty-ttyds02

start on stopped rc2
start on stopped rc3
start on stopped rc4
start on stopped rc5
stop on runlevel 0
stop on runlevel 1
stop on runlevel 6
exec /usr/local/sbin/faxgetty ttyds02

After rebooting, you should now have a fax server, that answers inbound calls

The next stage is getting it to route faxes to an email address, and from there, route to different addresses based on the DDI that the fax was sent to.

To do this, you need to create a file called FaxDispatch in /usr/spool/hylafax/etc

   sudo nano /var/spool/hylafax/etc/FaxDispatch

case "$CIDNUMBER" in
       2022); FILETYPE=pdf;; # send a pdf
       5900)  SENDTO=recip2@f.q.d.n; FILETYPE=tif;; # send a tiff
       2147)  SENDTO=recip3@d.n # send a ps

This will then route inbound faxes on the listed DDI numbers to their respective email addresses.

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This page was last edited on 21 July 2009, at 13:16.

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