Home brew email->SMS
joe at tao.org.uk
Mon Jan 14 14:20:57 GMT 2002
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On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 12:25:28PM +0000, Tim Chown wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jan 2002, Alex Dyas wrote:
> > We currently use a third party to do email -> SMS. Their service has n=
> > always been brilliant so I'm looking at doing this in house. My initial
> > thoughts are along the lines of FreeBSD box -> Modem -> phone company's=
> > interface. Does anyone have any experience with this?
> Have had success and reliablity using a Solaris box and qpage software;
> I believe it should run on FreeBSD (it does on Linux).
> One note: the SMS line will generally cut you off after 3-4 messages, so
> you have to requeue - qpage is happy with this though.
> See www.qpage.org.
qpage is also in the ports. I used to use it for sending SMS's to
pagers and never had any problems with it.
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