[asterisk-users] sending sms from Asterisk server

Steve Edwards asterisk.org at sedwards.com
Thu Aug 19 23:21:30 CDT 2010


>       Un-top-posting...
>             On 08/17/2010 09:00 AM, Tino wrote:
> I would like to send sms to some external phone numbers from my asterisk 
> server. Is it possible to send sms via softphones like X-Lite ? . Any 
> tips regarding this will be helpful

>       On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 3:13 AM, Johann Hoehn 
> <johann.hoehn at ecommerce.com> wrote:
>       I personally use an AGI script for this part, but you could use a 
> System() call as well.

> On 18 August 2010 21:02, Steve Edwards <asterisk.org at sedwards.com> 
> wrote:

> Using system() is almost always a hack -- and not the good kind :)

On Thu, 19 Aug 2010, Tiago Geada wrote:

> I would rather use .call files. So easy to produce a text file...

And so hard to make robust!

1) How do you handle a momentary failure like a DNS lookup or a circuit 

2) How do you handle a permenent failure like invalid subscriber number or 
wrong server?

3) How do you confirm success or failure?

Thanks in advance,
Steve Edwards       sedwards at sedwards.com      Voice: +1-760-468-3867 PST
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