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Old 03-14-2011, 09:17 PM   #1
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KANNEL UBUNTU,somebody can help me?

I did service start kannel..and its start.
when i write in console smsbox i get this:

2011-03-14 22:22:39 [11733] [0] ERROR: fopen failed: couldn't open `kannel.conf'

what should i do?the file in /etc/kennel/kannel.conf

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Old 03-14-2011, 10:23 PM   #2
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Editing /etc/kannel/kannel.conf

I have never used kannel. However, looking even briefly at the user-guide above suggests that you have to
edit the kannel.conf file. Presumably you know how to edit a file. If not, try pico (for pure text editing)
or gedit for a GUI. (Or vim, if you want a real editor that will grow with you). Looking at the manual it seems you may need to create the kannel.conf file before you
use the program.

The error you posted merely means the program can't read the file, either because it's not there, or because you don't
have permissions set correctly.

Please post the output of the following command

ls -l /etc/kannel/kannel.conf
That will tell us if the file does not exist or you have a permissions problem.
Old 03-15-2011, 06:35 AM   #3
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you should make a configuration file and use it to run smsbox.

# smsbox -v 1 /path/to/kannel.conf
if you don't write the path of your configuration file, smsbox will try to find it and if it fails to find the file, it will show that error.

BTW, the bearerbox should be running before starting smsbox.
Old 03-15-2011, 02:05 PM   #4
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Tnx people
Now i have this error:
could not decode PDU to a message.
I searched a lot of time in google for solution without success


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