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Q8000050: Does ActiveXperts SMS Messaging Server simultaneously handle incoming and outgoing messages on different Channels?
Yes it does. ActiveXperts SMS Messaging Server has a multi-threaded architecture; each communication Channel runs as a separate thread (i.e. sub-process). This allows messages to go come in and go out simultaneously.
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Q8000035: I want to send SMS message in Chinese (Unicode characters). Does ActiveXperts SMS Messaging Server support Unicode?
Yes, Unicode is supported.
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Q8000070: I want to send SMS messages to my recipients and the name of our company should be displayed. Is this possible?
Yes this is possible, but ONLY by the use of an SMPP or HTTP channel. Gsm modems/providers simple don't support this feature. For more information, see also Q8300100
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Q8000080: Is it possible to setup a SMS to email gateway using your product?
Sure, in fact a sample project to setup this is already included in the product, just go to Projects and select the 'SmsToEmail' project for more information.
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Q8000045: Does ActiveXperts SMS Messaging Server support ringtones and logo's?
No, it does not, to send these kind of messages, you have to use MMS which is not part of the SMS Messaging Server.
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Q8000040: Does ActiveXperts SMS Messaging Server support EMS or MMS?
No, the messaging server only supports SMS and Email. However, you can send advanced messages like flash, Unicode and WAP Push messages.
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Q8000010: What's the difference between ActiveXperts SMS Component and ActiveXperts SMS Messaging Server?
SMS Component is designed for Windows developers (VB, VB .NET, VC++, VC#.NET, ASP, ASP .NET, Delphi, etc.). It's an ActiveX COM component, without user interface. By integrating the control in a development project, a developer can send/receive SMS messages without any knowledge of SMS. SMS Component has no integrated database support ActiveXperts SMS Messaging Server is a complete suite to send, receive and process SMS messages. It is database oriented, and has a VBScript engine to process incoming ...
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Q8000025: How many characters can an SMS message contain?
A standard SMS message is can contain up to 160 7-bit characters. Some characters count as two (7-bit) characters instead of one character. Example: the EURO character; To send messages longer than 160 characters, you must enable set the 'Large Messages' option in the Channel properties to: 'Send as Multi-part'. By default, large messages are NOT send as multi-part but are truncated to 160 characters maximum.
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Q8000055: Does ActiveXperts SMS Messaging Server support dial-up SMSC providers?
No, it doesn't. Dial-up providers are too slow; an SMS message takes up to 1 minute, or even more, because it uses a normal modem to dial-up to a provider, and deliver the message. Therefore, it is not integrated in SMS Messaging Server. If you want to use a dial-up anyway, you can use ActiveXperts SMS Component.
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Q8000020: What 'To address' number format should I use to send an SMS message?
It's recommended to use the international number format. Use a '+' character and country prefix followed by the number, stripping a leading '0'. For example, the local Dutch number: 0711223344 would be formatted as: '+31711223344'. If you are sending an SMS message to a specific application use can specify the destination port number in the 'To' address as well. The destination port number need to be seperated from the phone number by a colon ':'. For example, to send an SMS message to the vCard appl...
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Q8000015: Which communication protocols are supported?
ActiveXperts SMS Messaging Server supports the following protocols: SMPP - TCP/IP based Internet Protocol to allow high speed SMS communications (send and receive); GSM - GSM Modems are connected to a serial port (or Bluetooth/Infrared); HTTP - SMS messages are posted to the provider using HTTP POST; POP3 - Receive e-mails from different e-mail accounts using the POP3 internet standard; SMTP - Send e-mails to any SMTP compatible mail server using the SMTP internet standard.
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Q8000085: Is is possible to send SMS messages from the command line using SMS Messaging Server?
Yes, that's possible. However, by design of SMS messaging Server, you cannot communicate directly through a modem or SMPP/HTTP interface from the command line. Instead, you insert new messages in the Message Database from the command line. The service (running in the background) will pick-up the message and send it out. Receiving from the command line is similar; you cannot receive directly but only fetch received messages from the message database. There are samples included with the product, writt...
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