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How to Perform the "/fax_status" Command

This tutorial provides instruction on how to perform the /fax_status command with DirectFax Messenger.

Info, Notes and Warnings

A “registering user” refers to the user that registered DirectFax in this particular instance.

This action only works when looking up numbers that are hosted with etherFAX.


Before reading these instructions be sure that the following prerequisites are met:

  • A registered 1:1 Instance or Slack Channel Instance.

  • The registering user.


Check on a fax number before sending from a Slack channel with DirectFax Messenger

  1. Depending on your need, select the DirectFax Messenger app in your 1:1 Instance or the Slack Channel Instance as the registering user.

  2. In the message field, type /fax_status:

  1. Click Enter. Thereafter, you will be presented with your DirectFax Messenger’s details:


You have now successfully performed the /fax_destination_info command!

Ending Notes and Details

In Slack Channel Instances, this will not work unless performed by the registering user.

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