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Re: Selecting a modem based on the area code
The way I read his post is that he wants to have several "Servers", with
one central "Client" ( or multiple "Clients", one on each "Server" ). The
"Servers" have the modems attached to them, and the central "Client" would
just dispatch the fax to the appropriate "Server", where the call would be
a local call. ( Presumably via the Internet/WAN/... )
I may be wrong on my interpretation.
The ModemClass paramater would only be useful if there were central "Server"
with all the modems attached to it. Using the ModemClass, remote "Clients"
could specify which modem/group of modems on the "Server" to send the fax
> Something as simple as setting the ModemClass would probably suffice. A
> shell script which just calls sendfax with the -h ModemClass@host to specify a
> differnet line if you have them all on one server.
> At 11:29 AM 7/25/97 -0600, Steve Williams wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Has anyone implemented a process whereby a fax can be directed to a
> >> specific modem based on the destination phone number or area code?
> >> I would like to place a modem in each of our nodes located thought the
> >> country. Each of these would therefore be "local" to that region whilst
> >> there is one central HylaFAX server.
> >> I notice this is in the TODO list
> >It wouldn't be too hard to put a shell/perl/... script wrapper around
> >This script would examine the destination phone number, look up in a
> >table which "Server" would be servicing that number, set the FAXSERVER=
> >environment variable, then call sendfax. I could whip it off in about
> >4 lines of shell script for an easy implementation.
> >Let me know if you want more info.
> >Good Luck,
> > Steve Williams, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
> > Genie Computer Systems Inc.
> > email@example.com
> Aidan Van Dyk firstname.lastname@example.org
> Magma Communications Ltd Phone: +1 613 228-3565
> Unit 201, 52 Antares Drive Fax: +1 613 228-8313
> Nepean, Ontario, K2E 7Z1 WWW: http://www.magma.ca/
Steve Williams, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Genie Computer Systems Inc.