Interpage Sample Schedule and Discussion
What does a Personal Interpage account do and how would you utilize us?
NOTE: Although this informational page is generally depricated post-2004 and is left here for legacy customers, many if not most of the instructions and services iterated here remain applicable and available, and are discussed in detail via links from our Site Map.
How do I actually have my E-Mail paged, faxed, or forwarded to me?
In order to be paged, you may have users send mail to email@example.com, or you can forward mail to us using a .forward file, procmail script, or whatever other forwarding mechanism you wish to utilize. Both methods, that is, direct mail to us for paging and forwarding to you, or forwarding from your account to us, may be employed at the same time.
Once mail arrives at Interpage, it will immediately be sent to your pager, based on a given set of instructions/conditions which may be set and modified at will. For example, you may set a number of screens or conditions which need to be met in order for you to be paged. These screens include: Time of Day, secret codeword in Subject:, mailing list screening, address screening, and site screening.
For example, you may set:
* 0900-1200 Page all mail which arrives to pager #1
* 1200-1215 No pages, Fax all mail to 312-555-1212, unless from "firstname.lastname@example.org"
* 1215-1300 Page all mail which arrives to pager #2, except for mail from mailing list "comp.dcom.interpage.is.fun"
* 1300-1427 Page only mail with the word URGENT in the Subject to pager #1 and pager #2, and Fax such mail to 415-555-1212.
* 1428-1900 Page only mail from email@example.com to pager #2.
* 1900-2359 Page all mail which arrives to pager #1.
* 2235-2359 Fax all mail with "Joe" in the subject to 213-555-1212 and 510-555-1212, and fax mail with "General" to 604-555-1212. (note that this coincides with the 1900-2359 schedule, ie, schedules may overlap. This type of "scheduled" faxing when new mail arrives is called "Inward Faxing", or "InFax" for short.)
Users may either use our Web or telnet interfaces to alter, edit, erase, etc. these selections at will. These settings are also configurable via e-mail.
Additionally, the same screens may be set for mail forwarding, ie, users may set an infinite number of schedules and screens for mail forwarding just as you would for paging, as well as faxing.
The InFax entry is a particularly useful tool if you need to send mail to those not linked to the Internet or who can not access their mail regularly, or for those who have spotty pager coverage and would like their e-mail sent to a remote location as a "backup" to a pager while traveling.
We also offer a "Reminder Schedule", where users can send mail to Interpage's mail server, or telnet on and add or delete reminders for upcoming events, weekly or monthly meetings, weekday-only events, etc. Interpage can store a complete schedule of "to-do" items which will be paged to you at the times and dates you specify, on a recurring or one-time-only basis.
Users may also page other (non-Interpage) pager owners by sending us e-mail instructing our mailserver to page other pagers, or by telneting on and dispatching the pages yourself.
As to our other fax services, we offer a highly versatile "Outward Faxing", or "OutFax" service, where users can send a fax to anywhere in the world by sending us a simple e-mail message. Postscript files are also accepted, and will be accurately reproduced at the destination fax machine. OutFax users may select from a whole range of options, such as font size, pitch, darkness, inclusion of a cover sheet, and more.
We also offer Fax-On-Demand to Internet Businesses and ISP/IAPs, and other features which will enhance and augment an individual's overall efficiency and the utility derived from the Internet.
Prospective users may evaluate our Telnet user interface by telneting to: interpage.net, and logging-in as "guest". They will be able to sample the control interface and read help files (including this one) on our e-mail response system. We also have our help files and other information located on our WWW server, at: http://www.interpage.net. We encourage you to browse and/or set up links of your own if you are interested.
Thanks for your interest!
If you have questions, comments, or need help, please send mail to:
* Web Mail
Support/Inquiry interface (faster than e-mail)
Or call us at +1 (650) 331-3900. Thank you for your interest!
Last modified 12/01/2014