SMS Gateway User Guide
This page provides a brief overview of and links to some
important pages. They contain basic information to allow starting to use the
Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway software for SMS messaging as soon as you have
downloaded and installed it.
Once you have successfully finished
Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway, you need to configure it. To
start the configuration, you need to log in.
Essential information about the login process and the basic
configuration steps is provided in
QuickStart Guide. A helpful
video tutorial is also included.
Both the login and the configuration can be performed
using the graphical user interface (GUI) of the software.
For details about the components of the GUI, check out the
Graphical User Interface (GUI) page,
as well as the links you can find there. Of course, you can also find further
information on the Graphical User Interface by studying the
If you should have difficulty logging in, check out the
Login Problems page.
Under Graphical user
interface you will find the following pages:
This page enlists all the available menu functions in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
On this page you will find detailed introduction on the toolbar buttons of GUI in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
Separate addressbook for each user
Find an example on how users can receive messages with the sender's name to make
identification of the sender easier. Since each user has a separate addressbook
in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway, you need to create a new account for new contacts in
all of the addressbooks of users.
Send SMS to contact groups
On this page you will find solutions on how to send SMS text messages to contact groups using
the various sending methods with Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
The Configuration page offers further links on the available users and applications
and service provider connections in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
Learn how to control which service provider connection or GSM modem will be used to send out SMS messages at the SQL level.
In this article you can read about how to configure backup routing for SMS sending in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
On this page you can find information on how to configure more than one service provider connection in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
Ozeki NG allows you to maintain a log of every incoming and outgoing SMS in a database.
On this page you will find detailed information on this option.
This page offers SQL commands to be used to log incoming and outgoing messages into the database.
MySQL table layout
On this page you can find the database connection information and the database layout to setup SQL reporting in a MySQL database server.
This page includes the following keywords that can be used in the SQL templates used for logging outgoing and incoming SMS messages.
This guide gives you the steps you should take to specify a custom phone number field to be used in the Outlook SMS plugin.
On this page you will find information on how to select which service provider connection
should be used to send out an SMS message in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
This guide gives you informatino about message length and character set handling of SMS messages.
This is an important topic concerning costs. Please read through it to make
sure you are able to configure the system according to your preferences.
On page you can find further links on the possible client desktop software
products that are able to communicate with Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
On this page you can learn how to send SMS messages from MS Outlook with the help of Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
Excel SMS client
This page provides a step by step configuration that explains how to send SMS messages from Excel with Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
Excel client macros
Read an introduction about the Excel files you need to use,
Messages.xls spreadsheet, what each column is for, how to
configure the Excel macro connection and how to set the
appropriate security level in the Excel client file to allow
Bulk messaging in Excel
This page demonstrates an example on how to send great numbers of
SMS text messages from Excel easily and swiftly. In case of huge
numbers of SMS messages you need to export messages into CSV file
format before sending. In this way Ozeki NG SMS Gateway will send out
your messages seamless. Please follow the configuration steps and
check the screen shots and video tutorial to adopt this solution
This page provides information about low level configuration by editing configuration
files as an alternative method to using the graphical user interface to configure the Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
This page includes information on the possible SMSC connections in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway with links to SMPP, CIMD2, and UCP connections.
This page enlists the available user accounts in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
Links to each of the connections are also provided (standard, SMPP, UCP, CIMD2,
SQL, HTTP client, HTTP server user)
Load balancing for SMPP
Learn how to achieve load balancing feature of Ozeki NG SMS Gateway to join a transmitter
and a receiver connection from a GSM/CDMA service provider.
On this page you can find links to troubleshooting pages: login problems, full uninstall, SMS sending error,
ESM class, bypass proxy, IP SMS timeout, error codes.
Please find information on why you should back up the configuration and other data of
the Ozeki NG SMS Gateway and how to restore data from backup.
Find information on how to configure Ozeki NG SMS Gateway for high performance and for long term operation.
This guide gives details on the way Ozeki NG SMS Gateway uses the computer resources and
provides hardware configuration examples and recommends specific computer models for certain usage.
This article gives information on how to build an Ozeki NG SMS Gateway cluster to have a redundant SMS system.
Find information on how to setup SNMP monitoring for Ozeki NG SMS Gateway on this page.
On this page you can learn how to affect message sending order.
With this solution you will be able to send out your high priority messages first,
before low priority messages.
In Ozeki NG SMS Gateway message queues are used for scheduling messages coming
from users to being sent out. Therefore, it can be ensured that messages of each
user will be sent out even in cases when one user has a great number of messages
waiting for sending in its message queue.