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The file is called c000000001 (the number is the so-called comm-number and increments with every fax. You will find it in the log subdirectory of hylafax. To find out what comm-number a fax received, check the xferfaxlog file in the etc subdirectory of hylafax. "man xferfaxlog" will give you explanations on the structure of this file.
Von: support [mailto:support@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
Gesendet: Freitag, 3. Dezember 2004 10:28
An: Lee Howard
Betreff: Re: [hylafax-users] Fax Performance
Hi Lee Howard,
How can I trace each fax transmission error? Which file contains fax log
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lee Howard" <faxguy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "support" <support@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004 4:13 PM
Subject: Re: [hylafax-users] Fax Performance
> On 2004.12.02 21:00 support wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > When I view the hylafax daily report sent to my email account, I see
> > the
> > following data:
> > Facsimile transmitted since 12/02/04 00:00:
> > Sender Pages Time Pg/min Errs TypRate
> > TypData
> > ...
> > ...
> > ...
> > ...
> > Total 130 1:47:44 1.2 8
> > There are 8 errors out of 130 pages. Why do errors occur?
> The errors listed there are "protocol errors", meaning that something
> went wrong in the "middle" of the fax transmission (after the call was
> negotiated but before the remote confirmed the receipt of all of the
> pages). Each error occurs for different reasons, usually.
> > What is the
> > major cause of error in fax?
> Modem firmware problems, fax machine firmware problems, or line
> conditions. The relative significance of each depends upon what
> equipment you use, what equipment you send to, and the general
> condition of your lines.
> > Is my fax result good or bad?
> A 6% error ratio isn't particularly good. Most well-configured systems
> with good equipment will see 1% or less error ratio. That said, if all
> 8 of those errors are to the same destination, then then the statistics
> here are skewed negatively because of that one destination, and you may
> want to consider that when you decide if your 8/130 is good or bad.
> 1.2 pages per minute (50 seconds per page) is about normal - that
> depends greatly on *what* kinds of images you actually send and how you
> send them (what compression, and ECM or not).
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