Instructions to setup SMPP Service Provider connection in Ozeki Bulk Messenger
|With our Ozeki Bulk Messenger software you can send bulk SMS text messages through the Internet with
the help of a Short Message Service Peer to Peer Protocol (SMPP) which is offered by mobile network
Below I will show you how to setup SMPP connection in the Ozeki Bulk Messenger.
Step 1 - Create new SMS connection
On the left side of the 'Quick Start' page click on 'Connections' tab.
After that select 'Create new connection' and in the 'Connection details' window chooose 'SMS'.
Figure 1 - SMS connection
Step 2 - Create SMPP connection
In this case choose the 'SMPP' type of connection.
Figure 2 - Choose SMPP connection
Step 3 - General tab information
At the 'General' tab you can setup your connection settings.
- 'Connection name' tab:
- Provide a unique name and it will be easier to manage your connections.
- 'Connect to server' tab:
- 'Host:' This is provided by your mobile network operator.
It is the IP address of the operator.
- 'Port:' The port number is 9500 by default. You will have to change it
to the number your network operator gave you.
- 'Identification' tab:
- 'Username:' This is given by your service provider. It is sometimes
the phone number or the port number.
- 'Password:' You also get this from your service provider.
- 'Phone number:'Enter ESME number or number range.
Figure 3 - General tab
Step 4 - Smpp tab details
At 'Smpp' tab you can configure more detailed protocol options.
Figure 4 - Smpp tab
Step 5 - SMS tab details
These settings are in connection with encoding requirements.
Figure 10 - SMS tab
Step 6 - Net tab details
At the 'Net' tab you can setup optional settings like limiting the
speed of your connection with'Speed (MPM)' or with the 'Keep alive'
mechanism you can avoid disconnection while there is no traffic.
Figure 11 - Network settings
Step 7 - Times tab details
With this function you can specify the time and day interval of creating communication.
Figure 12 - Time intervals
Step 8 - Log tab details
At the 'Log' tab you can log your calls.
- 'Log file' menu:
- 'File name:' Add a name for your log file.
- 'Directory:' Provide a path where you would like to save the log file on your computer.
- 'Max. size:' You can maximize the size of the log file. After it reached
the size you added it will rename the current log file and open a new one.
- 'Rotate:' You can specify the number of log files that will be created. Typical values are 4-10.
- 'Zip:' With this function the log files can be compressed before the next log file is created. You can
save disk space on your computer.
Figure 13 - Logging settings
Step 9 - How to send a test SMS message
Please select the 'Open' button to see the event log, modify the configuration or send a test SMS.
Figure 14 - How to send a test SMS
Step 10 - Send a test SMS message
Click on the 'Test' button.
Figure 15 - How to send a test SMS
- 'To:' Add the number you would like to send a message to.
- Type something into the blank area.
- You can also check if your connection is working, if there is a green pipe below the Event log
then you are ready to send your test SMS.
- Finally press 'Send'.
Figure 16 - Compose text message
After you have clicked on 'Send', a program message will show up in the middle saying that the sending has started.
On the bottom of the page you will see a green pipe showing that the connection is working.
Figure 17 - Successful connection
If you click on 'Event' or the 'Log' tab you can check whether your message was successfully sent to the recipient.
Figure 18 - Test SMS message sent