Using Mobile Phone email addys for monitoring
dts at senie.com
Thu Sep 6 22:08:39 UTC 2007
At 05:29 PM 9/6/2007, Jared Mauch wrote:
>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
> > 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
Assuming, for the moment, that there's a cell signal available in
your data center... Not always the case, unfortunately.
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