Inter-Operational Requirements/Suggestions

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Chase Greiser

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Bandwidth uses (SMPP), v.3.4 Protocol an open source flexible data communication interface used for the transfer of short message data. For a source of SMPP specifications, please refer here:

http://www.activexperts.com/sms-component/smpp-specifications/

If you haven’t already established your own SMS gateway, we recommend using Kannel which is a compact open source WAP and SMS gateway. Please refer here for gateway specifications: http://www.kannel.org/.

Below are some example configurations for connections:

Sample: Basic Kannel SMSC connection

Connection 1
group = smsc
smsc = smpp
smsc-id = <user determined>
host = 67.231.1.30
port = 2775
smsc-username=<Provided System ID>
smsc-password=<Provided Password> 
system-type=SMPP
transceiver-mode=true
dest-addr-ton=1
dest-addr-npi=1

Connection 2
group = smsc
smsc = smpp
smsc-id =<user determined>
host = 67.231.4.201
port = 2775
smsc-username=<Provided System ID>
smsc-password=<Provided Password>
system-type=SMPP
transceiver-mode=true 

Sample SMS Box Configuration

group = smsbox
bearerbox-host = 127.0.0.1
sendsms-port = 13013
sendsms-chars = "0123456789 +-"

Sample Send SMS-User Configuration
group = sendsms-user
username = tester
password = foobar
default-sender=+1234567890
concatenation =true
max-messages=5

• Number Format: Bandwidth currently only supports e.164
• Bandwidth ‘s default data coding = 0 is GSM03.38

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