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Barry Stevenson
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Username: Bps1

Post Number: 1
Registered: 02-2006
Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2006 - 10:11 am:   

Hello,
I'll try to make this as clear as possible.
What I want to do is Monitor the status of a process I have on a mySQL database. When the status = fail I want to automatically generate a text message from nowSMS to me notify me of this failure... Is this possible or has anyone done someting similar?

Thanks,
Barry
Frank Danielson
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Username: Fdanielson

Post Number: 4
Registered: 02-2006
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 04:30 pm:   

If you dig around in the docs or on the message board you'll find the URL paramters for sending SMS messages. With this you can construct a URL that will trigger an SMS message and then call it using wget in a script.

Something like 'wget http://your.server.name:port/Send%20Text%20Message.htm?PhoneNumber=1234567&Text= message%20text' although you'll have to check to make sure you're using the correct parameters.
Bryce Norwood - NowSMS Support
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Username: Bryce

Post Number: 5524
Registered: 10-2002
Posted on Monday, February 13, 2006 - 09:51 pm:   

Here's a link to the URL syntax:

http://www.nowsms.com/documentation/ProductDocumentation/2_way_sms_support.htm

And an explanation for simple text:

http://www.nowsms.com/documentation/ProductDocumentation/sending_messages/sendin g_text_messages.htm

And here's a script that you can use to enable a command line interface for sending messages:

http://support.nowsms.com/discus/messages/1/5318.html

-bn

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