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5798FAX is an LPP of OS/400. Its name is IBM Facsimile Support for iSeries. It provides send and receive fax capabilities on the AS/400.


The fax LPP has its own release number and each release only runs on certain operating system versions.[1]

  • i Facsimile for i
    • 5798FAX version 5.7.0[2], aka V5R7M0 runs on i6.1 and i7.1[3]
  • IBM Facsimile Support for iSeries
    • 5798FAX R520 runs on R520, R530 and R540 operating systems. Also confirmed running on V6R1 with some issues.[4] PTF SI32626 is needed for V6R1.[5]
    • 5798FAX R510 runs on R510 operating systems
  • Facsimile Support/400
    • 5798TBY for R440[6] and R450 operating systems.


  1. IBM Software Technical Document number 15235626 titled "Upgrading and Installing Facsimile Support"
  2. http://www-111.ibm.com/software/support/lifecycle/PLCDetail.wss?synkey=P112957W06892L42-Y951341M72894H01-C591401E02880F30&rss=ctp9999other
  3. IBM Facsimile Support for IBM i "The latest release of IBM Facsimile Support for i 5798FAX V5R7M0 is supported on i 6.1 and i 7.1."
  4. 5798FAX vs V6R1 posting at MIDRANGE-L
  5. IBM Software Technical Document 322445075 titled PTFs for Facsimile Support for iSeries (FAX/400) [1]
  6. Enhanced applications extend the vision of IBM i5/OS V6R1 IBM United States Software Announcement 208-017, January 29, 2008