Section 3 : Running a Server

Q344: Summary of transmission errors?

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How can I obtain a summary of transmission errors?


Robert Colquhoun has written a script to parse error data out of xferfaxlog called

It provides an error report by modem; and to give an illustration of the output, below is a 1998 log of a HylaFAX v4.0pl2 send-only system using a Multitech MT3334ZDX modem.

count 1
Modem: ttyS1
Total faxes sent:                                                       850

Error                                                           No  Rate/1000
No response to MPS repeated 3 times; Giving up after 3 attem     1      1.2
Unspecified Transmit Phase B error; too many attempts to sen     8      9.4
Unspecified Transmit Phase B error                              21     24.7
No answer from remote; too many attempts to dial                 4      4.7
RSPREC error/got DCN                                             2      2.4
No response to MPS repeated 3 times; too many attempts to se     2      2.4
No response to MPS repeated 3 times                              2      2.4
No response to EOP repeated 3 times                              3      3.5
Job aborted by user                                              2      2.4
No answer (T.30 T1 timeout)                                     15     17.6
DCS sent 3 times without response                                2      2.4
Document was encoded with 2DMR, but client does not support      6      7.1
No answer from remote                                          181    212.9
Client does not support document page width, max remote page    18     21.2
No carrier detected                                             13     15.3
Total                                                          280    329.4

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