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Kannel as an SMS Gateway

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  1. Kannel as an SMS Gateway Short Message Services By Tarun Dua Company: Induslogic Inc. LUG Affiliation: Linux Delhi

  2. What is Kannel? SMS + WAP Gateway Acts as a Uniform Gateway Service between various types of SMSC(s) for transporting SMS messages

  3. Various Terms • SMSC: Short Message Service Center connected to Internet • MO: Mobile Originated • MT: Mobile Terminated • dlr: Status Message • bearerbox: Central Queue • smsbox: SMSC connection

  4. How does SMS work Analogy with E-mail • Store and Forward • Delivery Report • SMSC is analogous to an MTA • Kannel is analogous to a E-mail Gateway Server

  5. WAP vs SMS SMS has existed longer than WAP and most phones are equipped with SMS capability

  6. Why an SMS Gateway • Better Communication • SMS enabled phones are pervasive • Information Enabled Field Force • Far more SMS enabled phones than PC(s)

  7. Kannel Installation Binary/RPM/Deb Packages or Compile from source • bearerbox ( Core Component) • smsbox (SMS )

  8. Kannel Architecture (MT) Simplified View of Kannel SMSC SMSBox SMS Protocols HTTP Requests BearerBox SMSBox SMSC

  9. Kannel Configuration for MT Bearerbox Configuration ( Core ) • SMSC configuration

  10. SMSBox Configuration • User Authentication • URL Translator • Delivery Reports Handling

  11. SMSC Protocols • cimd, cimd2 • emi, emi_x25 • smpp • sema • ois • http

  12. SMS Delivery Reports Various Methods • Internal Storage • MySQL Storage • libsdb

  13. E-mail to SMS Strategies • Separate SMS domain • Processing at MX • Procmail Handlers • Separate Pager E-mail Addresses mail2sms http://www.contactor.se/~dast/mail2sms/

  14. References • http://kannel.org • http://www.contactor.se/~dast/mail2sms