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Re: sms messaging without a net?
On Tuesday 03 August 2004 05:17 am, Dan Hollis wrote: > Does anyone know of a way to send SMS messages without an internet > connection? > > Having a network monitoring system send sms pages via email very quickly > runs into chicken-egg scenario. How do you email a page to let the admins > know their net has gone down. :-P > > AT&T shut down their TAP dialup late last year. > > The only method that comes to mind is to buy a GSM modem which has SMS > messaging capability. > > Has anyone done this? > > -Dan We use SNPP directly to our Nextel phones. AFAIK nextel has an SNPP dialup at NPA-NXX-NOTE where the NPA-NXX is the same as your phone number. We have nagios due this via qpage, works like a charm. -Patrick -- Patrick Muldoon Network/Software Engineer INOC (http://www.inoc.net) PGPKEY (http://www.inoc.net/~doon) Key ID: 0x370D752C "It said, ""Insert disk #3,"" but only two will fit!"