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Lexmark XS798

Lexmark 'Fax Forward' Solution v2.0.5 Readme

Lexmark 'Fax Forward' Solution


v2.0.5 (6/11)


This Readme file pertains to the current release of the LEXMARK FAX FORWARD application for multifunction printers (MFPs).

Lexmark Fax Forward is an embedded solution that can be installed on multifunction printers (MFPs) that support the Lexmark Embedded Solutions Framework (eSF) v2.0 or v3.0. Fax Forward enables users to forward incoming faxes to email addresses or network shares specified by the administrator.


  1. A multifunction printer that supports eSF v2.0 or v3.0 applications.

Supported eSF v2.0 MFPsFirmware level requirement (or later)
X651de, X652de, X654de, X656de and X658deLR.MN.P510
X734de, X736de and X738deLR.FL.P510
X463de, X464de, X466de, X466dte, X466dweLR.BS.P510
X860de, X862de, X862dte, X864de, X864dhe, XS860de, XS862de and XS864deLP.SP.P510
Supported eSF v3.0 MFPs
X548de, X548dte and XS548deLHS1.VK.P141i
X792, X792e, X792de, x792dte, x792dtfe, x792dtpe, x792dtme, x792dtse, XS796de and XS796dteLHS1.MR.P135k
X925, X925de and XS925deLHS1.HK.P136k
X950de, X952de, X952dte, X954de, X954dhe and XS955dheLHS1.TQ.P145h
6500e Scanner-equipped printersLJR.JR.P169

  1. Device memory requirements: A minimum of 256 MB RAM.

  2. Supported Network Share Destinations

    • Microsoft Windows Vista Home 32 Bit
    • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit
    • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Bit
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP4
    • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
    • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
    • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 32 Bit
    • Microsoft Windows Server Professional 2008
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 64 Bit R2
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition R2 SP2
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 32 Bit
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 64 Bit
  1. Supported Network Share Authentication Types:

    • Guest/Anonymous Account
    • Access with Read/Write
  1. Supported Compression Types

    • Color JPEG
    • MH
    • MR
    • MMR


If an unsupported compression type is used, the fax will be printed instead of forwarded to an email address or a network share.

  1. Supported Email Servers

    • Microsoft Exchange Server 6.5
    • Lotus Domino Server 6.5
  1. This application requires an electronic license. To obtain a license, go to and click the "Contact Lexmark" link at the bottom of the screen.

Package Contents

The following files and publications are included in Fax Forward v2.0.5.

  • FaxForward-2.0.5.fls - Fax Forward application
  • Administrator_Guide.pdf - Administrator's Guide
  • Readme.txt (this file)

Limitations and compatibility of the release

  1. If the administrator specifies an invalid destination email address, the MFP will be unable to forward the fax and the fax will be lost.

  2. If a network error occurs before the MFP has started forwarding a fax to an email address or network share, the fax will not be forwarded, and the MFP will print the entire fax.

Installation details

For further configuration instructions, please see the Lexmark 'Fax Forward' Administrator's Guide (AdminGuide.pdf) provided with the application. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view this guide.adf


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