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Published on October 19th, 2010 | by Kieran

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Customizing Thresholds for Disk Space Warning and Error Messages

Open Text Fax Server, RightFax Edition 9.4 FP 1, Service Release 2 has introduced an interesing feature where you can customizing the thresholds for Disk Space Warning and Error Messages. In order to implement this you should firstly be running RightFax Edition 9.4 FP 1, Service Release 2.

On the Fax Server:

Set the value for Alerts:

  1. Open the Windows Registry Editor to the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareRightFaxFaxServer. (x64: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareWow6432NodeRightFaxFaxServer)
  2. Create a new REG_DWORD called AlertThresh_LowDisk
  3. Double-click the new REG_DWORD to edit it.
  4. Set the Base to Decimal
  5. Set the value to the number of megabytes remaining on the SQL disk when EFM will display yellow (Alert) and click OK.

Set the value for Critical low space:

  1. Open the Windows Registry Editor to the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareRightFaxFaxServer. (x64: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareWow6432NodeRightFaxFaxServer)
  2. Create a new REG_DWORD called AlertThresh_CriticalLowDisk
  3. Double-click the new REG_DWORD to edit it.
  4. Set the Base to Decimal
  5. Set the value to the number of megabytes remaining on the SQL disk when EFM will display red (Error) and click OK.

Delete the following keys:

  • HKLMSoftwareRightFAXFaxServerAdminPageAlert_2
  • HKLMSoftwareRightFAXFaxServerAdminPageAlert_3

Exit regedit.

On the client:

Set the value for Alerts:

  1. Open the Windows Registry Editor to the key HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareRightFax ClientFAW32
  2. Create a new REG_DWORD called LowMBDBWarning
  3. Double-click the new REG_DWORD to edit it.
  4. Set the Base to Decimal
  5. Set the value to the number of megabytes remaining on the SQL disk when EFM will display yellow (Alert) and click OK.

Set the value for Critical low space:

  1. Open the Windows Registry Editor to the key HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareRightFax ClientFAW32
  2. Create a new REG_DWORD called LowMBDBError
  3. Double-click the new REG_DWORD to edit it.
  4. Set the Base to Decimal
  5. Set the value to the number of megabytes remaining on the SQL disk when EFM will display red (Error) and click OK.

Please note, the values set on the server and client must agree.


About the Author

has worked with computers and technology for nearly 20 years. Based in the United Kingdom, he works throughout EMEA as a Solution Consultant, specialising in Fax & Document Distribution technologies. Predominantly blogging on KieranLane.com he can also be found on Twitter @KieranLane, and Flickr.



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