[asterisk-users] Transfer to fax

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at digium.com
Tue Mar 13 17:04:31 CDT 2012

On 03/13/2012 04:56 PM, Mike Diehl wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 March 2012 3:45:18 pm Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
>> On 03/13/2012 04:18 PM, Mike Diehl wrote:
>>> I've set faxdetect to 'yes' for the devices that I expect to be receiving
>>> fax calls.
>> 'faxdetect' is not a chan_sip configuration option (unlike chan_dahdi).
>> It's a feature that can be enabled on a channel via the CHANNEL()
>> dialplan function. In the dialplan itself, you'd use something like this:
>> exten =>  1234,5,Set(CHANNEL(faxdetect)=yes)
> This function was implemented somewhere in the 10.x code base, I believe.  I'm
> running 1.6.x.  So, it sounds like I need to plan an upgrade in order to get
> this to work.

Right, so prior to that version, the *only* channel driver that had 
'faxdetect' functionality was chan_dahdi.

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