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Old 03-25-2008, 06:04 PM   #1
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SMS from command prompt


Hi all,
Is there any way to send sms from command line. I tried smsclient and smssend. But i cant send any sms. I think the problem is with protocols provided with them. I am living in India(Tamil nadu,Chennai) Kindly advice me, which tool i have to use for it and how. Thanks in advance. I am going to use it for sms alert for the monitoring tool Nagios..
 
Old 03-25-2008, 06:05 PM   #2
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I am using centos 4.3...
 
Old 03-25-2008, 07:44 PM   #3
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I used the terms "linux sms server" in google and found a project in freshmeat called "smstools". It is for if you have a GSM modem or cellphone. I don't know what standards you have in India, but this may be a place to start.
http://freshmeat.net/projects/smstools/

I don't have a cell phone & I doubt I would use sms if I did. Not after that guy in Canada got a $49,000 bill from Verison. Verison's definition of "unlimited" seems to differ from the one in the dictionary. Living in India, maybe your wireless companies aren't as crooked.

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Old 03-25-2008, 08:29 PM   #4
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Try this one:

http://caspian.dotconf.net/menu/Software/SendSMS/

Haven't used the SMS one but his sendEmail program is great. You might need Perl 5 to run it.
 
Old 04-27-2008, 08:17 AM   #5
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Try this one:

http://caspian.dotconf.net/menu/Software/SendSMS/

Haven't used the SMS one but his sendEmail program is great. You might need Perl 5 to run it.
-isnt centos a distro http://www.centos.org/ more than sms provider ?

- http://caspian.dotconf.net/menu/Software/SendSMS/ works only in US (america) right ?
- other ways ?
 
Old 04-28-2008, 09:19 AM   #6
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-isnt centos a distro http://www.centos.org/ more than sms provider ?

- http://caspian.dotconf.net/menu/Software/SendSMS/ works only in US (america) right ?
- other ways ?
SendSMS connects to your service provider's web page and pretends to submit a form to their 'Instant Messaging' web page. Currently, Alltel Wireless, AT&T Wireless, Bell Canada/Bell Mobility, Cellular One, Cingular, SkyTel, Sprint PCS, and T-Mobile are supported. Users are encouraged to modify the provided templates to add support for any providers who are currently unsupported.

Sending SMS messages is usually as easy as sending an email; except you send it to the mobile phone service provider formatted however they have it. I.e. <telephonenumber>@messaging.sprintpcs.com works for Sprint PCS and <telephonenumber>@myvzw.com works for Verizon. I've only tried these in the US, YMMV.
 
Old 04-28-2008, 09:23 AM   #7
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Living in India, maybe your wireless companies aren't as crooked.
You are soooo wrong on that
 
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