Ozeki NG SMS Gateway for Ubuntu Linux

On this page you can find detailed information on how to install Ozeki NG SMS Gateway on Ubuntu Linux. Please find the prerequisites and how to access the necessary components. Finally, learn how you can get Ozeki NG SMS Gateway installed as a daemon to operate in the background.

Video: Ozeki NG SMS Gateway for Ubuntu Linux(part 1/1, configure your system)

Step 1 - Download and install resolve dependencies (Mono Framework)

Since Ubuntu does not include Mono Framework, you need to install it. It is recommended to use Mono Framework 2.6 or above. To install the Mono Framework on Ubuntu, issue the following command:

sudo apt-get install mono-*

You also need to install winforms that is the complementary library of Mono framework. To install winforms library use the following command:

sudo apt-get install libmono-winforms2*

Step 2 - Download and install the Ozeki NG software package

Ozeki NG SMS Gateway is available on the following URL: OzekiNG_SMS_Gateway-3.15.6.tgz (3.4 Mb)

Or you can download the package and extract it's contents by providing the following commands in Terminal:

cd /var/lib
sudo wget http://ozekisms.com/attachments/2661/OzekiNG_SMS_Gateway-3.15.6.tgz
sudo tar -xzvf OzekiNG_SMS_Gateway-3.15.6.tgz
sudo ln -s OzekiNG_SMS_Gateway-3.15.6 /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 port. In other words you need to open a port on the firewall for the SMS gateway.

sudo iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 9501 -j ACCEPT

Step 4 - Test Ozeki NG (Optional)

Optionally you can run Ozeki NG SMS Gateway from the command line to see if it functions properly. To do this you should issue the following commands:

cd OzekiNG_SMS_Gateway-3.15.6
sudo 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 to the IP address of your Ubuntu Linux server.

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