Ozeki NG SMS Gateway

Technical datasheet of Ozeki NG SMS Gateway

On this page you can find all the technical related information about Ozeki NG SMS Gateway. The supported connection types and message types are listed here, as well as other details that are needed to build an efficient and well-functioning SMS system based on this SMS gateway.

Underlying technology C# (.NET 4.0)
User interface Web based
Operation mode Windows service, Linux Service
Application type .NET application (requires .NET framework 4.0)
Service provider connectivity More than one service providers can be connected to the SMS gateway at the same time by using GSM modems or IP SMS connections. Inbound SMS/MMS routing and outbound SMS/MMS routing improve control.
Service provider protocols
    It supports all the major communication protocols:
  • GSM Modem (Wireless)
  • UCP/Emi (IP SMS)
  • CIMD2 (IP SMS)
  • HTTP Server (IP SMS)
  • HTTP Client (IP SMS)
  • ParlayX (IP SMS)
  • MM1 (MMS over modem connections)
  • MM7 (MMS over IP)

    Proprietary SMS/MMS protocols:
  • M2M for O2 Check Republic (IP SMS)
  • HTTP for Telenor Hungary (IP SMS)
  • Madar Webservice (IP SMS)

    Instant messaging protocols:
  • MSN Messenger
  • AOL Messenger
Application connectivity Database (SQL), Files, HTTP Server, HTTP Client, E-mail (POP3, SMTP), Autoreply, Webservices (SOAP/HTTP)
Application connectivity (APIs) SQL, HTTP, ASP, Visual Basic, C#, C/C++, Delphi, Java, JSP, Coldfusion, PERL, PHP, Ajax, Atlas, Lotus
Client software Excel SMS, Outlook SMS Plugin, Ozeki SMS Client, Standard E-mail client (Outlook Express, Outlook, etc)
Connection management The software provides automatic reconnection on service provider link failures, on wireless link failures and on application/user link failures (Database connection, HTTP connection, etc)
E-mail connectivity Ozeki NG SMS Gateway offers SMS-to-email and Email-to-SMS functions and it connects to mail servers via SMTP and POP3.
Engine features
Message routing If you use multiple GSM device and SMSC/MMSC connections to make your system more stable, the message routing function of the SMS gateway helps determine which user or application will receive an incoming message or which service provider connection is used to send the message. A routing table is used for this function.
Supported character sets
  • GSM 7bit
  • UCS2 (unicode)policy:
    - manual selection
    - automatic selection
    - automatic conversion from all major character sets:
  • UTF8 - Unicode International
  • UTF16 - Unicode International
  • ISO 8859-1 Latin-1 Western Europe
  • ISO 8859-2 Latin-2 Central Europe
  • ISO 8859-3 Latin-3 Southern Europe
  • ISO 8859-4 Latin-4 Northern Europe
  • ISO 8859-5 Latin/Cyril
  • ISO 8859-6 Arabic
  • ISO 8859-7 Greek
  • ISO 8859-8 Hebrew
  • ISO 8859-9 Turkish
  • ISO 8859-10 Latin-6 Northern
  • ISO 8859-11 Latin/Thai
  • ISO 8859-13 Latin-7
  • ISO 8859-14 Latin-8 Celtic
  • ISO 8859-15
Supported message types
  • GSM Text SMS
  • Unicode Text SMS
  • Multipart (Concatenated) SMS messages
  • Flash SMS
  • Group graphics
  • Operator logos
  • Ring tones
  • WAP push messages
  • Screensavers
  • Business card (VCard)
  • Calendar entry (VCalendar)
  • Bookmarks
  • Animations
  • EMS
  • Binary messages
  • Voice Message Indication
  • Fax Message Indication
  • E-Mail Message Indication
  • Video Message Indication
  • Combined Message Indication(s)
  • WAP Browser settings for GPRS connection
  • WAP Browser settings for GSM/CSD connection
  • WAP Browser settings for GSM/SMS connection
  • WAP Browser settings for GSM/USSD connection
  • WAP Browser settings for IS-136/CSD connection
  • WAP OTA SyncML settings
  • OMA OTA GPRS connection settings
  • OMA OTA GPRS GSM-CSD connection
  • Multimedia messages (MMS).
Accounting, credit limits Credit limits can be set for each user and can be updated manually or automatically. Moreover, one time or Yearly, Monthly, Weekly and Daily credit limit can be set. Message cost can be specified in the routing table, and all accounting information is available.
Logging There are independent log files for server events, users/applications, service provider connections. There is also SQL logging option.
Message handling policy The SMS gateway stores and forwards your messages and retries sending/processing in case of any failure.
Message priorities / resource management Each user has an independent message queue but users share resources with equal priority. Round Robin algorithm is used to distribute resources. The unused resources are assigned to active users.
Feedback / delivery reports Delivery reports are sent in the following cases:
If the message is
  • Accepted for delivery
  • Delivered to network
  • Delivered to destination
  • Failed delivery
  • Message reference (callback id returned by the service provider)
  • Delivery times
Numbering Supported phone number format:
- International number format (+44yyyxxxxxxx)
- Local number format (06xxxxxxx)
Recipient address assignment options Specify recipient address for each message
Sender address assignment options Sender address needs to be specified for each message, for service provider connection, and for user / application
Backup/Restore policy
  • Save data directory
  • Install software
  • Stop service
  • Restore data directory
  • Start service
GUI features
GUI Layout
  • Web browser based (Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome)
  • Message folders
  • Message lists (sorting with sorting)
  • Message management (forward, reply, delete)
  • Message preview
  • Message composer
GUI Connectivity
  • On the same computer (local)
  • In the company LAN (network)
  • Internet (network), if allowed on the corporate firewall
GUI Security Username / password authentication

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