SMS Server Settings

You can configure ADManager Plus to use your own GSM Modem for sending SMS or you can configure your own custom SMS Gateway.

Configuring GSM Modem

  • Go to Server Settings (Admin --> Product Settings --> Server Settings)
  • Click SMS Settings tab.
  • Select GSMModem from the SMS Provider drop down box.
  • Specify the Modem Port
  • Click Save

Steps Involved In Configuring The Modem Port & Modem Speed:

  • Connect your GSM Modem to the Serial Communication Port.
  • Only a serial cable must be used for connectivity.
  • The port number for Window Devices will be comX. Eg. com7 or com8.
  • Enter the Port Number to which the modem is connected :eg.(COM 1).

Requirements For Establishing SMS Server Connection:

  • Modem/ Mobile must have GSM functionality with a provision to insert the SIM card.
  • Should support 7bit (GSM default alphabet), 8bit and Unicode (UCS2) encoding.

- Matching these criteria allows ADManager Plus to support your modem/ mobile phone.

Configuring Custom SMS Provider

You can configure you own custom SMS gateway provided that the gateway is HTTP or SMTP based. Please follow the steps given below:

HTTP-based SMS provider:

  • Go to Server Settings (Admin --> Product Settings --> Server Settings)
  • Click SMS Settings tab.
  • Select Custom from the SMS Provider drop down box.
  • Select HTTP from the Send SMS via drop down box.
  • Select whether you want to use Post or Get HTTP method for sending SMS.
  • Enter the HTTP URL of your SMS gateway provider.
  • Enter the HTTP Parameters specific to your SMS provider
  • Note:

    • Separate the HTTP parameters by an ampersand (&) sign.
      Example format: userName=xxx&password=yyy&mobileNumber=%mobNo%&message=%message%
    • You can use the following parameters:
    • userName = the parameter which is used to denote the API authentication username.
    • xxx = API authentication username.
    • password = the parameter which is used to denote the API authentication password.
    • yyy = API authentication password.
    • mobileNumber = recipient parameter.
    • %mobNo% = this macro denotes the user's mobile number.
    • message = message parameter.
    • %message% = this macro denotes the SMS message content.
    • More HTTP Parameters - If you SMS provider requires more parameters like unicode and apiID, include them as well using the '&' sign.
  • Specify the response you get from your provider to determine whether the SMS has been sent successfully.
  • Enter the HTTP Request Headers specific to your SMS provider.
  • Select the option Convert Message into Unicode to send SMS in Unicode format.
  • Click Save.

SMTP-based SMS provider:

  • Go to Server Settings (Admin --> Product Settings --> Server Settings)
  • Click SMS Settings tab.
  • Select Custom from the SMS Provider drop down box.
  • Select SMTP from the Send SMS via drop down box.
  • In the From Address field enter an email ID from which you want to send the SMS. Eg: noreply@admanagerplus.com
  • In the To Address field enter the %mobNo% macro followed by the email of your provider. For example: %mobNo%@clickatell.com. Refer your SMS provider to know the exact values.
  • Enter the details required in the Subject field. Generally, it would be either mobile number or message depending upon your SMS provider.
  • Enter the details required in the Content field. This also depends on your SMS provider. Please refer them to know the exact values.
  • Click SMTP Server Settings
  • Enter the name or IP address of the SMTP Server and its Port number
  • Enter the username and password of the SMTP server
  • Click Save.

Note: If you don't configure the SMTP server settings, then the mail server configured under the Mail Settings tab will be used.