HTTP SMS Service Provider
This chapter provides instructions on how to install and configure the HTTP SMS Service Provider connection for SMS messaging using the Ozeki NG SMS Gateway software.
Install and configure the HTTP SMS Service Provider
Step 1 - Open the list of Service Providers
The HTTP Service Provider is a template-based provider, which lets you to send and receive HTTP Requests and delivery reports based on the schema that you provide. You need to provide us a detailed description about your requests and our developers will develop it based on your provided schema.
Step 2 - Add HTTP Service Provider to the connection list
You can install and configure the HTTP Service Provider connection using the graphical user interface of Ozeki NG SMS Gateway. To start installing and configuring an HTTP Service Provider connection, click the Add button in the top right-hand corner of the Service provider's panel on the Management page of the gateway.
Step 3 - Install the HTTP Service Provider
On the following page you can find the HTTP Service Provider connection. Click on the Install button to create the new connection.
Step 4 - Configure the HTTP SMS Service Provider
On the configuration form of the service provider connection there are 4 tabs, where you can configure the connection.
Under General tab, you need to specify the connection parameters for message submission. These parameters have to be in the Post URL textbox that is provided by your service provider.
In the textbox of Listen URL you need to write the IP address of your Ozeki NG - SMS Gateway on which the Gateway will be listening for incoming SMS messages.
In the Template box you need the select the template, which has been created based on your provided schema.
In the Encoding textbox you can specify the encoding options with the following settings: If you check the "Use URL encoding in outgoing messages" checkbox your outgoing messages will be URL encoded. The incoming messages will be URL decoded if you check the"Use URL decoding in incoming messages"
Step 5 - Add HTTP/HTTPS authentication (optional)
In the Connection tab of the configuration form you can fill the form for HTTP authentication. Client certificate can also be set for HTTPS authentication.
Step 6 - Setup SMS content types (optional)
In the Advanced tab you can specify which content types will be used for outgoing requests and outgoing responses. In the Timeout box you can give the timeout which will be used at sending and receiving HTTP requests. In the Additional Headers textbox you can add additional header values seperated by semicolons.
Step 7 - Specify log file details (optional)
In the Logging tab you can choose whether to make the program write log entries about sent and received messages in human readable format and/or log low level communication. Choosing the second option the program produce logfiles containing binary codes representing the communication data.
In the Log file settings section of the tab, you can give the Log directory, the maximum log file size and the number of rotated logfiles. Log rotation saves disk space, as it ensures that older logfiles will be automatically deleted from the log directory. In the Maximum log file size text box you can specify the maximum size of a logfile. Once this size is reached, a new logfile will be created.
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