Using Mobile Phone email addys for monitoring

matthew zeier mrz at
Thu Sep 6 21:22:10 UTC 2007

Ken Simpson wrote:
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>> It takes ~ 7 minutes from the time Nagios sends an email sms to AT&T to 
>> the time it hits my phone.  I'm using because 
>> stopped working (which results in at least two txt pages vs. 
>> the one I was used to).
>>> Is SMTP to a mobile phone a fundamentally flawed way to do this?
>> I'm beginning to think it is!
> It's more effective to spend the money on SMS messages. Mobile
> providers are forced to use very aggressive anti spam measures, which
> can add significant delays in message delivery.

Recommendations on software and modems?

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