sending a fax from networked HP Officcejet Pro 8500

Per olof Ljungmark peo at
Sat Dec 10 10:06:32 UTC 2016

On 2016-12-10 04:26, Gary Aitken wrote:
> I've got an HP Officejet Pro 8500 sitting on the local network.
> Web interface allows me to scan and save a document as a pdf.
> Web interface also has way to set up fax forward as email or save
> in a network-accessible directory.
> I'm interested in sending a pdf as a fax.
> There's no equivalent in the web interface for sending that I 
> can find.
> The proprietary software for mac and windoze apparently knows how
> to send a fax.
> My searches turn up nothing helpful.
> anyone know how?

Not 100% sure what you want to accomplish but /usr/ports/comms/hylafax
can send faxes from pdf's, we used to use it for many years.

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