Using Mobile Phone email addys for monitoring
jared at puck.nether.net
Thu Sep 6 21:29:01 UTC 2007
On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 02:12:34PM -0700, matthew zeier wrote:
> > Anyone else have any issues, past or present, with this kind of thing?
> 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 @mobile.mycingular.com because mmode.com
> 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!
Some mobile phones you can talk to via AT commandset, either
via USB cable or something else. (eg: I have used a Nokia 6230 with usb
cable.. you can also use bluetooth). If you pay $5 or whatnot for unlimited
SMS on a el-cheapo plan, it might work better than using the SMTP gateway
(when tied to Nagios, etc..) as you can send SMS messages with the AT
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