[Gllug] Asterisk

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Tue Apr 4 15:48:41 UTC 2006

* @ 04/04/06 02:14:54 PM john at sinodun.org.uk wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 13:39 +0000, SteveC wrote:
> [snip]
> > o...k
> > 
> > I would like my computer to be a voice answering machine.
> > 
> > > Assuming it's a fax modem, I'd just use Hylafax to drive it and
> > > configure that to e-mail me each fax as it comes in.  Then however I
> > > wonder where Asterisk comes in to your question?
> > 
> > Because I understand asterisk does a superset of what I want, and might
> > be relevant...?
> I don't think Asterisk is the tool you want.  If all you want to do is
> have your voice/fax modem function as an answering machine + fax machine
> then something like vgetty + Hylafax should do what you want.

You don't know of a simple howto do you (to just set up a modem with
voice and fax answering)? There's no mention of vgetty on the hylafax
site and vice versa I can find. I'm getting bogged down in the
documentation for 101 asterisk stand-alone distributions.

have fun,

SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/
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