USSD and shortCode programming

dafodil neo.tulip at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 12 07:57:01 CEST 2010


Hi elthox,
thanks for ur time.
what i need to have for ussd or short code exchage apart from kannel.
can u pls give me some pointer on that.

Br
daf


elthox wrote:
> 
> I think you dont have the needed infrastructure for developing USSD
> application. Kannel needs to connect to USSDC through SMPP. In your case
> you
> are using modem which is not relevant in this case.
> 
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 11:06 AM, dafodil <neo.tulip at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>>
>> Thanks for the detail.MSISDN helps for correlation.
>> Let me know if i m not misleading u.
>>
>> I am on my pc connected to modem and kannel is up and running.
>> i wan to to initiate USSD.
>> can it be over GSM(using my gsm modem and not GPRS/internet)
>> or it can be only over HTTP/GPRS.
>> can u pls give a sample configuration and url how this can be done.
>>
>> Thanks a lot.
>>
>> Br
>> Daf
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> elthox wrote:
>> >
>> > You stated yourself in the first post. USSD is based on sessions. So
>> these
>> > sessions should be managed by application until network (time out,
>> usually
>> > 3
>> > or 5 minutes) or user releases it (when he/she interrupts the dialog).
>> >
>> > For every initial incoming/outgoing request, originated by subscriber
>> (or
>> > vice versa), you assign a session id coorelated with MSISDN (compound
>> > key). Then u can use this key to identify the respective session until
>> > subscriber finalizes the dialog.
>> >
>> > Elton
>> >
>> > On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 9:53 AM, dafodil <neo.tulip at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >>
>> >> Thanks for the reply.
>> >>
>> >> can u explain on this
>> >> "All that should be done in application side, differentiating
>> >> the sessions while users access the ussd application in paralel."
>> >>
>> >> thanks once agian for ur time.
>> >>
>> >> Br daf
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> elthox wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> > Hi,
>> >> >
>> >> > No need to to submit any patch for USSD. Configuring ussd_service_op
>> is
>> >> > just
>> >> > enough. Then you should take care of the sessions, for which kannel
>> is
>> >> not
>> >> > responsible. All that should be done in application side,
>> >> differentiating
>> >> > the sessions while users access the ussd application in paralel.
>> >> >
>> >> > You can check older posts related to configuration and how to send
>> >> > USSR/USSN.
>> >> >
>> >> > Regards
>> >> > elton
>> >> >
>> >> > On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 9:11 AM, dafodil <neo.tulip at yahoo.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Hi List,
>> >> >> I understand that sms is through store/foreward where as ussd is
>> >> session
>> >> >> based.is it possible to send ussd and sms to short code through
>> >> kannel.i
>> >> >> have browsed many archives where people have submitted patches so
>> that
>> >> >> kannel can send ussd.so far my understaning is concerned.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> To send USSD data we have to use a TLV parameter "ussd_service_op".
>> >> >> is it possible to do that.any pointer on shortcode
>> programming(sending
>> >> >> sms
>> >> >> to shortcode) would help me to learn.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Thanks.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Br daf
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
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