Asterisk IT is the primary developer and sponsor of AsterFax the Open Source Email to Fax Gateway for Asterisk.
Asterisk I.T. offer a range of support options for AsterFax as well as general Asterisk consulting services. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You can also receive support from the Asterfax and Asterisk communities by by posting at the relevant forum.
SpanDSP provides the core functionallity within Asterisk for sending and recieving faxes.
If you are using trixbox then you don't need to worry about SpanDSP as it is included in the base install.
If however you have installed Asterisk 1.2 (or earlier) then you are going to have to rebuild Asterisk to include SpanDSP.
We don't recommend this for the novice, you need to a fairly competent Linux Sys Admin before I would suggest you undertake this task.
In reality there is no reason not to use trixbox as it contains all of the functionality of Asterisk plus more.
We strongly recommend you install trixbox.
Having said that; if you still want to install Asterisk then the following explains the process for adding SpanDSP functionality.
Steve Underwood is the developer of SpanDSP and you can view his site at:
SpanDSP Error CodesThese details are provided as a general services to all txfax and rxfax users (I know I found them handy).
Below is a list of error codes which can be return by txfax and rxfax and there meaning. These error codes appear in the Asterisk log files not the AsterFax logs.
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