User Not Getting Voicemails for 3 days

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  1. David Tutwiler

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    Fairly new to managing the 3CX system. Everything has gone very smoothly until today when I received a complaint for a user who has had several voicemails dumped on him today, all of which had been collected over the last 3 days. He says this is the second time that has happened to him. None of my other users have complained about a similar issue.

    I've triple checked his settings on his extension and they match every other user I have running a SNOM D715 handset, and I don't see anything glaring at me that is wrong. Any nudges/suggestions would be appreciated.
     
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    Hello @David Tutwiler
    please clarify what you mean voicemails dumped on him? Is he not getting the email notifications? Is the indicator on the phone lighting up when a voicemail is received?
     
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    I apologize for being unclear, I should've put some more detail into my initial response. Below is a more verbose description of the user's issue.

    User uses his SNOM D715 handset regularly throughout the week. During that time there are no indications that he has any messages (no voicemail light on the handset and the activity light on the top right of the handset stays off). Then one day the user notices that his message light on the handset is illuminated. Seeing this, he goes to check his voicemail and the automated message tells him he has 3-4 voicemails. While listening to them he realizes some of them originated days ago. As he is listening to the voicemails, he gets email notification in his inbox of all 3-4 voicemails at the same time.

    I hope this makes it more clear as to what we're experiencing.
     
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    Hello David and thank you for the clarification. Is this a local extension meaning is it on the same network as the PBX? Also are you running the default template and the supported firmware?
     
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    It is on the same network as the PBX and it is using a copy of the default template where the only change was the 5 second auto-dial and multi-casting was turned on. All firmware was updated as soon as the phones were installed (about a month ago).

    So you know there are 25 other users in the same office (same physical location and same network environment) running the same template on the same hardware. This is the only user who is having this problem.
     
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    This is very strange and i have not seen this issue before.
    Can you replicate it at will?
    If you can then install wireshark and try calling that extension and leave a voicemail. After you hang up stop and save the capture and send it to me in a p.m. so i can take a look
     
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    I just tested it in house and he's not currently experiencing the issue. He says it works fine for 2-3 weeks and then the error pops up. I know that's almost impossible to troubleshoot, so what I'll do on my end is wait until we notice it being a problem and follow the steps you've listed above. Thanks.
     
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    Is it good idea to change log level in 3CX for long period? I wonder which component is responsible for MWI?

    Verbose logging consumes a lot of disk space and uses more processing power. It is important to change the level back to low or medium after the troubleshooting session is complete.
    http://wiki.snom.com/Settings/usb_storage_syslog
     
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    I just received word from the same user. His wife called him yesterday at 3:56 PM and he did not get the message until this morning at 9:59 AM. Here is the message he received when it finally came in. He also indicated that his message light on his handset did not illuminate until he received this email. Does this help guide us to what the problem could be?

    -----Original Message-----
    From: noreply-3cx@swc.net [mailto:noreply-3cx@swc.net]
    Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 9:59 AM
    To: doug.kaup@swc.net
    Subject: New Voicemail from 2567513505 - KAUP, DOUGLAS :2568983716



    You have received a new voice mail from "2567513505 -"KAUP, DOUGLAS :2568983716"



    From:2567513505

    To: 1206" - "Doug" "Kaup"

    Received:"2017-01-17 15:56:42"

    Duration:"00:00:10"

    File:"vmail_2567513505_1206_20170117215642"


    Learn how to get more out of 3CX at www.3cx.com
     
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    This is very hard to troubleshoot especially without logs.
    I assume the setting you have selected in the voicemail settings of the particular extension is "Send Vmai as attachment" and not "Send as attachment and Delete from Vbox" correct?
    the only thing i can recommend is factory reset the phone make sure it's on the correct firmware and provision it with the default template as a test.
     
  11. David Tutwiler

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    I started a message with you and gave I more details. I also asked how I could get a wire shark log to you as we caught this issue in the act. Let me know and I'll send it to you right away. If you'd prefer to do a remote session we've found this issue to be extremely repeatable now that we know the symptoms. I'll make myself available, just let know how to get you the information you need.
     
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    Diagnostic Tool
    3CX should send e-mail when phone is unregistered? Try 3CX softphone?
    www.3cx.com/blog/docs/collecting-logs-for-3cx-support/
    This configuration support costs time and therefore can not be given free of charge.
     
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    Any solution found for this? I have heard this from a couple clients as well.
     
  14. David Tutwiler

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    Not yet. I am still trying to find time when I can get my user provisioned to the basic template and run the test. Until then 3CX will not assist in troubleshooting since I can't get them both 3CX and Wireshark logs.
     
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    We are also experiencing this issue on occasions. We have a voicemail setup for 'Out of hours' at the moment and it emails a distribution group email address.

    If we test it out during the day, it works fine and we get notifications about 1 minute later. In the evening, however, when there are no staff, the internet is not being used etc... emails take 15-20 minutes to come through. This results in our customers having to wait for us to respond to them, which is infuriating for us!

    Until VAD for V15 is out, we just have to wait and hope that this email delay issue does not happen very often. It's very difficult for us to capture logs too, we do not know when customers will require out of hours support so without me doing a wireshark capture every night on the off chance that they log something.... :(
     
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    Have you tried changing the night email to a single email and see if there is a delay there? You can run T-shark and when the issue occurs you can grab the files with the closest timeline to the issue and check when the call came in and when 3cx send the email. Set the logging level to verbose and select keep logs for 1 day so the server does not get overwhelmed with big amounts of logs.
     
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