I wish to know how I can send a fax to people using database triggers to capture values entered in specific co...
Oracle will not let you send faxes natively from the database. So you'll need faxing software of some sort on your database server. Some faxing software will be able to receive email while others will be able to read the data from a disk file. Depending on your software, you can code your trigger to use the UTL_SMTP package to send an email or use the UTL_FILE package to generate a disk file. Then you'll have to figure out how to fire up the faxing software!
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