Set Permissions for Fax Users and Groups

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Using Fax Service Manager, you can configure permissions for the users and groups that have access to the fax server. There are four main categories of permissions:

  • Fax

  • Manage Fax Configuration

  • Manage Fax Documents

  • Special permissions

For more details about these permissions and the tasks that can be completed with each, see

To configure or edit permissions for fax users

  1. Open Fax Service Manager.

  2. In the left pane, right-click Fax, and then click Properties.

  3. On the Security tab, under Group or users names, click a user or group for which you want to set permissions.

  4. Under Permissions for <user or group name>, select the Allow or Deny check boxes for the permissions Fax, Manage Fax Configuration, or Manage Fax Documents, as needed.

  5. To edit Special permissions, click Advanced.

  6. On the Permissions tab, click a user group, and then click Edit.

  7. In the Permission Entry for Fax dialog box, select the Allow or Deny check boxes for the permissions that you want to edit.

Additional considerations

To configure fax components, you must be a member of the Administrators group or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority. As a security best practice, consider using Run as to perform this procedure.

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