[Nanog] Postmaster @ vtext.com (or what are best practice to send SMS these days)

Robert Bonomi bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com
Fri Apr 18 08:40:36 CDT 2008


> On Wed, 16 Apr 2008, David Ulevitch said:
>
> > What else are operators doing to get the pages out when things go wonky?
>
> I added asterisk and a cheap X100P card to my Nagios setup.  Now I
> can get a voice call if things are really bad.
>
> I started to install some text-to-speech tools also, but got depressed
> by all the additional ports that were coming along for the ride.
> So for now it just plays a prerecorded message: "go check nagios!"

It's relatively trivial to add a collection of other canned phrases and
have the outgoing message software play the appropriate one.






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