[Freeswitch-users] Faxing Advice

Michael Collins msc at freeswitch.org
Tue Dec 1 09:38:42 PST 2009

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 9:42 PM, Joseph L. Casale <JCasale at activenetwerx.com
> wrote:

> I need to make faxing easy for some very computer illiterate folk. I am
> using an email
> service and going to use procmail to print anything incoming automatically
> but they cant
> get the hang of scanning to an email app, so I am going to buy a Linksys
> PAP2T as per the
> wiki.
> Since the setup will never receive inbound remote faxes, I just need to
> direct all fax's
> sent from the FXS port (that extension) to the email script in the wiki
> substituting the
> destination # as the alias portion of the email.
> So if I create a dialplan that catches the caller_id_number of the FXS
> port, does the $1
> variable exist in the following scenario:
> <action application="system" data="/opt/freeswitch/scripts/emailfax.sh $
> 1 at fax.com /tmp/${uuid}.rxfax.tiff"/>
In this case, the $1 will only contain whatever is in the parens in your
expression, i.e.
<condition field="destination_number" expression="^(\d+)$">

What do you have for your expression?

> as that's how our service requires fax's, the 10 digit # at their domain,
> fax.com. Is this
> a plausible setup?
> Lastly, I see in the interop list that Audiocodes Mediapack 114 is
> supported, but the 202
> is not listed, is that simply because its new or is it known to not work?
> Given that its
> the same price as the Linksys, I would rather get it.
> Thanks!
> jlc
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