[asterisk-users] Transfer to fax

Eric Wieling EWieling at nyigc.com
Tue Mar 13 17:45:34 CDT 2012

The faxdetect option is documented in the 1.8 sip.conf.sample.  

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From: asterisk-users-bounces at lists.digium.com [mailto:asterisk-users-bounces at lists.digium.com] On Behalf Of Mike Diehl
Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 6:17 PM
To: asterisk-users at lists.digium.com
Subject: Re: [asterisk-users] Transfer to fax

On Tuesday 13 March 2012 4:04:31 pm Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> 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.

So, I have a few long nights ahead of me!

Thanks for your time.


Take care and have fun,
Mike Diehl.

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