[asterisk-users] Looking for better fax handling

Yves yves030 at gmx.de
Thu May 24 01:32:52 CDT 2018

of course you can query asterisk asterisk and look, if your fax is still 

asterisk -rx "fax show sessions" lists you all acive fax sessions...


Am 22.05.2018 um 12:19 schrieb D'Arcy Cain:
> On 2018-05-22 02:17 AM, Yves wrote:
>> you could
>> - use "global variables"
>> - use the asterisk built in database
> Both of those seem difficult as the process is split between Asterisk
> and an external script.
>> - mv the file to temporary folder _before_ faxing (would be the most
>> easy solution as you already
>> know how to mv a file via asterisk...)
> True.  This or John Kiniston's idea of lock files could work.  I guess I
> would need to have some process to move it back if it is still there
> after an hour or so in case something went wrong.  The same sort of
> thing would be needed for John's solution as well.
> It sure would be nice if I could query Asterisk to see if the fax
> process was still running.
> Thanks.

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