[Freeswitch-users] FAX problems

shouldbe q931 shouldbeq931 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 15:53:03 MSK 2013

On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 1:35 AM, Steven Schoch <
schoch+freeswitch.org at xwin32.com> wrote:

> I'm still struggling with sending FAXes from a Windows 7 system.  I
> believe my requirements are simple: The ability to send a document (like a
> Word document or a QuickBooks invoice) directly from the Windows system to
> a FAX number.  I don't want to have to use a physical modem and an ATA
> device.  I don't want to run Windows in "Test" mode in order to use an
> unsigned driver.  I don't mind paying some money for a commercial software
> product.
> The setup is simple:  I have FreeSwitch installed on a Linux machine, on
> our LAN.  Also on the LAN I have several Windows 7 machines and an ATA
> device (an OBi100).  An analog FAX machine is plugged into the ATA.
> What works:
> I can send a fax from the FreeSwitch machine using txfax.
> I can send a fax through the ATA and the FreeSwitch machine using the
> analog FAX machine.
> What doesn't:
> I tried www.t38faxvoip.com through FreeSwitch.  It doesn't work.
> I tried www.t38faxvoip.com directly to Flowroute.  That didn't work
> either.
> I called the analog fax machine through the ATA and FreeSwitch from
> www.t38faxvoip.com.
> I tried www.faxback.com.  Same results.
> The people at www.t38faxvoip.com at least responded to my emails, but
> said they didn't know what was happening after looking at my Wireshark dump.
> All of the tests from Windows behaved the same.  The called FAX machine
> answered, but never completed the handshake.  The software reported that
> the call was answered by something other than a FAX machine.
> Yes, we can live with printing out the document and sticking it in the FAX
> machine, but it sure would be nice to be able to save some paper.  Can't
> anyone solve my problem?
> --
> Steve
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As a replacement for the faxback plugin.

how about using hylafax+ with t38modem ? http://hylafax.sourceforge.net/

or the commercial "fork" from iFax ?
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