How to setup PDF user
On this page you will learn how you can
configure Ozeki NG SMS Gateway to setup a PDF user. After you have downloaded
and installed Ozeki NG SMS Gateway you can
start to configure a PDF user in it with the help of
Graphical User Interface.
Please follow the steps below and find screenshots that are demonstrating
PDF user is an application that allows you to send
PDF files in an easy way. You need to do the follows to use
this application effectively: you need to select a PDF file on your computer.
If the PDF file has been selected, specify the path to it in Ozeki NG SMS
Gateway. Then you need to configure an SMTP server in the SMS gateway.
This solution allows users to send their e-mail address in an SMS message to a
phone number provided by you. If the SMS message containing the e-mail address
arrives, Ozeki NG SMS Gateway will automatically send the selected PDF file to
the user. Therefore, a quick and stable communication process will be performed.
Configure the PDF user
First select a PDF file to be sent on your computer. In our
example it is "ozeki.pdf" on the desktop (Figure 1).
Figure 1 - PDF file
On Figure 2 you can see the path to "ozeki.pdf" file.
Figure 2 - Path to PDF file
Start Ozeki NG SMS Gateway and click on "Add new user or
application" (Figure 3).
Figure 3 - Add new user
Select "SMS PDF" user in the list and click on "Install" next
to it (Figure 4).
Figure 4 - Install the user
Provide a name for the user to be created. In our example it
is "pdf_user" (Figure 5).
Figure 5 - Provide a name for the user
After you have added the user, click on "E-mail settings" on
the left side of the interface (Figure 6).
Figure 6 - E-mail settings
In "General" tab specify the address of the SMTP server and
the path to the selected PDF file (it was demonstrated on Figure 2) (Figure 7).
Figure 7 - General tab
Click on "E-mail settings" tab. As the PDF file will be sent
as an e-mail message, you need to compose this e-mail in this tab.
Provide the follows: "From address", "Subject", "Message text" (Figure 8):
Figure 8 - Email Settings tab
Now I will test the system. I generate an incoming SMS that
contains an e-mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org) (Figure 9).
Figure 9 - Incoming SMS with an email address
If you take a look at Figure 10 you can see the e-mail message
containing the PDF file in Outlook Express (Figure 10).
Figure 10 - PDF file in Outlook Express
If you click on the e-mail message you can see its details and
the PDF file as an attachment, as well (Figure 11).
Figure 11 - The attached PDF file
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