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Automatically monitor that a phone number gets answered?

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The external fax modem in our office sometimes simply stops answering the phone. To fix it, we simply unplug it wait 10 seconds then re-plug it.  We only get a few faxes a week, so sometimes it takes a while for anybody to notice the problem.

We have ordered a new modem, but the boss would like us to monitor the fax daily.

He gave one of our people the thankless job of calling the fax once a day to check that the modem answers.

Does anybody know of a program, to automate this simple function, and send an email if the modem does not answer?

Perhaps an application that can run on the boss's iPhone??
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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set an appointment with the fax machines phone #,
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by:rberke
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Are you referring to an iPhone appointment,  or an Outlook appointment?
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 500 total points
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either or doesn't matter an iphone appointment would probably have the least amount of steps.
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