This guide gives you the steps to install Ozeki NG on Linux. It lists
the necessary prerequisites, provides access to the necessary components and
explains the way you can get the Ozeki NG mobile messaging software installed
as a daemon to operate in the background.
It is recommended to use Mono Framework 2.0 or above. Most Linux distributions
have the Mono Framework included. If your Linux distribution does not have
mono included, you can download and install it from the following webpage.
You can use the following commands to download the package and to extract it's contents:
tar -xzvf OzekiNG_SMS_Gateway-3.12.12.tar.gz
ln -s OzekiNG_SMS_Gateway-3.12.12 /var/lib/ozeking
Step 3 - Configure your firewall
Ozeki NG SMS Gateway has a built in webserver. By default this webserver runs
on port 9501. You should configure your firewall to accept connections on this
iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 9501 -j ACCEPT
Step 4 - Test Ozeki NG (Optional)
Optionally you can run OzekiNG from the command line to see if it functions
properly. To do this you should issue the following commands:
mono OzekiNG.exe /run
After these command have been issued, you can open the Ozeki NG configuration
webpage by typing the following URL in your browser (Replace the IP address
127.0.0.1 to the IP address of your Linux server.
Step 5 - Run in the background
To run Ozeki NG in the background, you should copy the ozeking init script
to your init.d directory. You can use this script to start and to stop the service