you will need 2 modems to receive faxes and ras calls on the same box. But
the shared modems/proxy can still dial out on either/both with if busy use
next port checked. ( hey whats this? Cool!)
If it is a business line they get pricey. I would consider "ring master"
is what it is called here. Another phone number for $ 3.00 a month and a
box from office depot ($80.00) that seperates the calls according to the
> My modem is a Zoom 56K faxmodem internal. I doubt that it is one of the
> "adaptive answer" modems to which you refer...which means I will probably
> need another modem, and another phone line, right? Will I also need a
> modem, and a THIRD phone line for a shared modem, or will the RAS modem
> suffice for that task?
> Thanks, Grey,
> >QUESTION: Well now what kind of modem can answer a call and decide if
> >user is a RAS user or a FAX?
> >ANSWER: An adaptive answer modem supported by sbs. There are about 5 to
> >choose from and some come in internal and external. Note most of the
> >supported ones are 33,6 not 56k.
> >But if you do not have fax server set to receive you can use one modem
> >everything else including in/out RAS and FAX out