User’s Guide for Control Panel version 2.5 for SMS Engine — Enterprise Edition


RELEASE NOTES

 

DATE VERSION DESCRIPTION
2018-07-25 Version 2.5.2 Fixed " System.FormatException: Input string was not in a correct format" bug;
fixed " Cannot start service SMS Engine Enterprise Edition on computer" bug;
fixed "MySql.Data.MySqlClient.MySqlException" bug;
improved — to prevent the timer keep running and keep popping up message box;
improved —  the control panel won’t start monitoring if the SQL server  is not running;
improved — able to view log file in Control Panel.
2018-06-14 Version 2.4.1 Fixed "Exit" bug — the application still running in background.
2018-04-04 Version 2.4 Increased the number of modem configuration from 8 to 16.
2017-07-25 Version 2.0 Supports both MySQL and MS SQL Database server; supports version 6 only.
2017-06-22  Version 1.6.2 Fixed "unhandled exception" bug when monitoring status of modem.

 

DOWNLOAD THE INSTALLER

By downloading and installing the Control Panel for SMS Engine (software), you hereby agree to the following terms and conditions:-

Terms and Conditions

  1. The software is provided on “as-is” basis.
  2. The software is to be used with MOBITEK SMS Engine — Enterprise Edition version 6 and 7
  3. Support is provided for customers whose warranty is still valid or customers have subscribed to annual support programme.

Download — Setup — Control Panel for SMS Engine (please write to us for the installer)

 

GENERAL CONFIGURATION

STEPS SCREEN CAPTURE
Click Open Configuration File to choose "configuration file".
Select "config" and click open which is located in "C:Program Files\SMS Engine Enterprise Edition". User’s Guide for Control Panel v. 2.4-02
Update text box (RETRY SEND; QUEUE SIZE and ROUTING) and Data Source in Tab Setting.  
Update text box (ID; PORT; ENABLED; MODE; TARGET_PREFIX) in Tab Modem 1 to 8 and Tab Modem 9 to 16. In this case the text box ENABLED for Modem ID 1 is 'True' because the sim card is inserted into Modem ID 1.
Click Save to save the changes made.
Configuration is saved successfully.

 

STARTING AND STOPPING THE ENGINE

STEPS SCREEN CAPTURE
Click "Start Engine" to start the service.
Service started successfully.  
To check whether the Modem are initialized or not >> Go to "Log" tab >> Click "Open Log" in control panel.
Open current date Log File which is located in "C:Program Files\SMS Engine Enterprise Edition\log".
The log file will show the SMS Engine is started and Modem ID 1 is initialized.
In control panel the MODEM STATUS textbox will change according to the modem's current status.  
Click "Stop Engine" to stop the service.
Service stopped successfully.  
The status of Modem ID 1 is now "Stop".

 

MONITORING THE STATUS OF MODEMS

STEPS SCREEN CAPTURE
Modem status is logged in "modem_state" table.

Note: 1= Stop; 3= Fail; 5= Initialized; 0= Disable; 1= Stop
In Control Panel click "Start Monitoring" to monitor the modem status.

Note: monitoring cannot be started if either the MS SQL Server or MySQL service is not running.
Control Panel will read the values from "modem_state" table and display it.

Note: Stop=red; Fail=red; Initialized=Green; Disable=yellow
Click "Stop Monitor" to stop monitoring.

Note: monitoring will automatically stopped if connection to SQL server is disconnected.
The "Modem Status" colour will be reverted.