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I'm an engineering student currently working on a project for making a Fax2Email and Email2Fax solution based on HylaFax and Asterisk and I'm highly concerned about performance and stability since the solution should be deployed in a production environment.

I know that the philosophy behind Hylafax+ is offering a more-advanced and stable fax server than's, but I'm worried about some compatibility issues, especially the possibility to import clients, connectors and related softwares from to HylaFax+.

Besides, I'm planning to install Asterisk and Hylafax on the same machine as an "all-in-one" solution for easy deployment and management, is this a good idea? If so, how to get the most of it?


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I've not had any experience with Asterisk, but we have been using HylaFax to send out fax's for years, and dont remember it ever going wrong, its always seemed a very robust product. We just have a couple of perl script on the box picking up the job control files and artwork and giving them to the HylaFax engine to send out

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Have you been using Hylafax (of or Hylafax+ (of ?? – amindeed Jun 1 '11 at 23:55, i've never come across hylafax+ – beakersoft Jun 2 '11 at 16:23

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