[asterisk-users] error receiving a fax ... but with a fax that was received without problems

Joshua Colp jcolp at digium.com
Sun Sep 21 07:45:43 CDT 2014

Bart Remmerie wrote:
> Dear all,

Kia ora,

> When receiving a fax, the extension is "spawned", despite nothing but
> positive messages (see below)
> The sending fax considers it a success & the verbose output of asterisk
> gives a "FAX_SUCCESS" and a "NO_ERROR" error in the ReceiveFax command.
> The problem is that all the next steps (conversion of the fax to pdf &
> sending it to a mailbox) are never executed.  When I do this manually,
> there seems nothing wrong with the received file ....
> Any hints ?

After the fax is completed the call is hung up so subsequent dialplan 
logic does not execute. You need to place the rest in the 'h' extension 
which is executed upon hangup.


Joshua Colp
Digium, Inc. | Senior Software Developer
445 Jan Davis Drive NW - Huntsville, AL 35806 - US
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