SMPP Server using telnet GSM modem

Nikos Balkanas nbal at amdtelecom.net
Mon Nov 9 12:22:25 CET 2009


Hi,

There is a raw_tcp mode that might do what you want...

Kannel is an SMPP client, not server.

BR,
Nikos
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steven Maddox" <s.maddox at functionoffice.org>
To: <devel at kannel.org>
Sent: Monday, November 09, 2009 12:40 PM
Subject: SMPP Server using telnet GSM modem


> Hi,
>
> I'm not at all sure this is possible but thought I'd lay the idea out in 
> full and see what you think, apologies for all the links! (I'm hoping they 
> illustrate things better than I can)
>
> From what I gather SMPP is the closest standard protocol you can get for 
> sending/receiving SMS over a TCP/IP based network.  I currently have one 
> of these units...
>
> http://portech.com.tw/p3-product1_1.asp?Pid=14
>
> Which is normally used as a SIP based GSM gateway, now although very handy 
> in itself the newest firmware supports the sending and receiving of SMS 
> namely because it contains two of these modules...
>
> http://www.rfsolutions.co.uk/acatalog/tc35i_atc_v0301.pdf
>
> That document contains all the AT commands, commands that from what I've 
> seen of other make/models of GSM modules are generally very similar at 
> least in regards to SMS.
>
> It's very simple the send an SMS over telnet using the example in the user 
> guide on PDF page 36.
>
> http://portech.com.tw/data/MV-372%20user%20manual.pdf
>
> Would it be possible (or how much work might be needed) to get Kannel to 
> communicate with this device (which are proving more and more popular as 
> people adopt things like Asterisk and Freeswitch) over telnet to send and 
> receive SMS messages?
>
> And can anyone recommend a free or open source (cross platform and/or web 
> based) SMPP client that I could then use to instruct Kannel to send and 
> receive these messages?
>
> Essentially use Kannel as my SMPP server with an SMPP client or WebSMS 
> program... just as I have an SMTP server with an E-mail client or WebMail.
>
> I could just write a PHP based web interface to interact with it on telnet 
> directly, but if SMPP is the standards way to go... I'd rather do that.
>
> --
> Steven Maddox
> Software Engineer
>
> Function Office
> www.functionoffice.org
> 




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