[asterisk-users] help for a new user

Steve Edwards asterisk.org at sedwards.com
Wed Aug 25 17:22:14 CDT 2010

On Wed, 25 Aug 2010, Terry wrote:

> I am trying to piece together a solution to do the two things:
> 1. receive faxes on a bunch of numbers, about 10,000 2. receive 
> voicemails from people on the same numbers
> At this point, I am just trying to see if what is required can be done.
> The faxes need to be received and put into PDF and shipped off to 
> another server somehow.  That can be FTP, UNC, NFS, something.  This can 
> be a script, something.  The second thing is people will call these 
> numbers and leave voicemails.  These voicemails need to be shipped off 
> to the same server in wav format.  We'll need to know the number in the 
> programming to know where to send the files.  Basic stuff?

0) Read http://catb.org/esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

1) 10,000 DIDs or faxes? In what time frame? Hourly, daily, annually? How 
many pages?

2) Use TDM instead of SIP.

3) Google for Hylafax.

4) Read http://catb.org/esr/faqs/smart-questions.html again.

Thanks in advance,
Steve Edwards       sedwards at sedwards.com      Voice: +1-760-468-3867 PST
Newline                                              Fax: +1-760-731-3000

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