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Re: Using Mobile Phone email addys for monitoring

  • From: Vince
  • Date: Thu Sep 06 18:46:17 2007

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 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!

Any place I've worked thats used sms alerting has ended up using either sms-tools ( or gnokki ( with a bit of scripting to send the sms ourselves.