How to setup Ozeki Bulk SMS Client for sending bulk SMS
This quick guide explains how you can setup Ozeki Bulk SMS
Client in order to send bulk SMS messages with Ozeki NG SMS Gateway effectively. Ozeki Bulk
SMS Client and an example CSV file can be downloaded below this site.
Ozeki Bulk SMS Client for Ozeki NG SMS Gateway is a powerful application. With this client,
you will be able to send one text message to many recipients. The number of
recipient phone numbers is unlimited, which means that you can send your SMS
message to thousands or millions of people.
Ozeki Bulk SMS Client can be used to send SMS
messages in large quantity simultaneously. This outstanding solution is recommended for
companies and organizations who require to send bulk SMS in each month efficiently.
Recipient phone numbers can be listed in a CSV file that can be uploaded into
the client. Then you can compose the body of the message and just click on Send.
The client then forwards the bulk SMSs to Ozeki NG SMS Gateway via HTTP.
It is assumed that you have already downloaded
and configured Ozeki NG SMS Gateway for SMS messaging.
Now you only need to download ozeki_bulk_sms_client.zip
and extract it. Then execute Ozeki Bulk SMS Client (Figure 1).
Figure 1 - Execute Ozeki Bulk SMS Client
Next click on Options to set Ozeki NG SMS Gateway settings (Figure 2).
Figure 2 - Options
In Ozeki NG Options window you need to specify the following parameters:
IP address: Enter the IP address of the computer on which Ozeki NG SMS Gateway has been installed.
Port number: Enter the port number Ozeki NG SMS Gateway will listen to.
Username: Enter the name of the user via which you wish to send out bulk SMS messages in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
In this example this is user admin.
Password: Enter the password you use for the selected user in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
Finally, click on Save (Figure 3).
Figure 3 - Ozeki NG Options
Now you need to upload the CSV file containing the recipient phone
numbers. To do so click on browse button next to CSV file (Figure 4).
Figure 4 - Browse CSV file
Select the CSV file to be uploaded and click on Open (Figure 5). You
can use the example_csv_file.csv
for testing. The CSV must include only phone numbers separated by semicolon (;).
Figure 5 - Upload the CSV file
To send out bulk SMSs enter the Originator address. Originator
address is the sender address that will be displayed on the receiver device in
the sender field.
Then compose the body of the text message. If it is needed you can also schedule
bulk SMS sending. For this purpose enable Schedule message sending checkbox and
specify the Year - Month -
Day - Hour - Minute when the bulk SMSs need to be sent.
Finally, just click on Send (Figure 6).
Figure 6 - Bulk SMS composing
Now the CSV file is loaded and bulk SMSs will be forwarded to
Ozeki NG SMS Gateway via HTTP. Then Ozeki NG SMS Gateway sends out the messages
to the listed recipients via the previously selected user. When messages
are forwarded to Ozeki NG SMS Gateway successfully, a notification message will
inform you about this fact (Figure 7).
Figure 7 - Messages forwarded successfully
You can check the sent SMSs in the Sent folder of Ozeki NG
SMS Gateway (Figure 8).
Figure 8 - Sent messages
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