[asterisk-users] FAX via Asterisk
Shanavaz E A
shanavazea at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 27 01:15:45 CDT 2012
I am also looking for a fax solution. I use Cisco ATA adapter with fax machine and sending of fax works perfectly. But receiving fails after call is answeredby the fax machine. It may be a problem of the fax machine also. The configuration is simple. I use CISCO SPA 112 – 2 Port Phone Adapter. First connect an anlog phone to the adapter and dial the number given in the manual. You get an IVR menu to configure IP address. Once IP address is configured you can get into the web interface and configure it just like any other SIP extension. Then map the fax DID to that SIP extension in the extensions.conf. Thats it.
But here my problem is receiving dont work.
Patrick, can you please give the steps to configure fax with iaxmodem and hylafax. Is it free to use?
Thanks & Regards,
--- On Wed, 9/26/12, Patrick Lists <asterisk-list at puzzled.xs4all.nl> wrote:
From: Patrick Lists <asterisk-list at puzzled.xs4all.nl>
Subject: Re: [asterisk-users] FAX via Asterisk
To: asterisk-users at lists.digium.com
Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 11:49 PM
On 09/26/2012 05:53 PM, Mark Robinson wrote:
> I have asterisk 1.8.18 which connects to ISDN PRI. All phones are sip,
> Aastra 6757i. Everything works as expected.
> We also have a FAX machine. We need to be able to use that FAX machine
> to send or receive faxes. We are planning to have a dedicated did for
> faxes. Before, FAX machine was connected directly to pots line.
> Any digestions how to accomplish it?
In addition to Markus' suggestions you could also look at using iaxmodem and Hylafax. I've been using that for years and it works great. Once a fax is received it is emailed to whatever you configure.
Sending faxes works too in libreOffice. If you have a bunch of DIDs you could give people their own direct line and fax number.
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