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Re: Campus Fax Finder

Brad Houser (
Wed, 21 Jun 2006 15:34:13 -0700

On 17 Jun 2006 13:14:18 -0700, Lanman wrote:

> I have a project to determine all of the fax machines on our 4000 line
> campus. I would like to find a software package that I can configure
> with our telephone extentions and dial each one and have it record the
> numbers that receive a fax tone ?? Any ideas ?

Did you ever see the 1983 movie Wargames? They used what is now called
a wardialer to look for open modems to hack into. Modern versions
exist that can distinguish modems from faxes.

A free one is here:

I don't know if it is smart enough to go back and try busy lines later.

Brad Houser

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