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Looking for dedicated server hosting that allows me to add GSM modem to it.

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by DPatel304, May 25, 2011.

  1. DPatel304

    DPatel304 Regular Member

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    I'm developing some software and I am trying to see if it is possible to run this software on a dedicated server.

    It's basically an executable (or Windows service) that I want running 24/7. I need it to receive SMS and, I believe, the only way to do that would be to attach a GSM modem to the server itself and insert a sim card into there.

    I want to know if anyone will even allow me to add hardware like this to a box and if a dedicated server is the only option I have (it seems a bit pricey, but HostGator said that is the route I would need to go for what I need).

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. eUKhost

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    Yes, basically you will need a SMS Gateway software to install it on and it will be running as a Windows service in background. And yes, you can use use a GSM modem to attach it to USB. The SMS limit depends on the configuration of your server. BTW, which is the GSM modem you want to attach it to the dedicated server ?
     
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    blackhat.mmm Junior Member

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    SMS hasn't even come close to being tapped....

    I've already been 'sniped' recently at an outdoor mall :rolleyes: and it act. sparked oil in me.



    But please keep me posted DPatel304 -- I'd be very interested in your app and/or
    more than willing to brainstorm/troubleshoot with you....

    eUKhost: Can't you get a 3x higher SMS limit if you go w a GPRS modem instead...?


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  4. DPatel304

    DPatel304 Regular Member

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    I haven't really looked in to what sort of modem I want to attach. What sort of limits are you talking about?

    And will a hosting company allow me to attach a GSM modem to a dedicated server?
     
  5. DPatel304

    DPatel304 Regular Member

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    Am I just better off hosting this myself?
     
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    Hostwinds Power Member UnGagged Attendee Enterprise Member

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    I could do this for you please get in touch with me

    Skype: Hostswinds
     
  7. paullopez

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    [FONT=georgia, bookman old style, palatino linotype, book antiqua, palatino, trebuchet ms, helvetica, garamond, sans-serif, arial, verdana, avante garde, century gothic, comic sans ms, times, times new roman, serif]This question's answer can only give you the sales representative of web host.
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    [FONT=georgia, bookman old style, palatino linotype, book antiqua, palatino, trebuchet ms, helvetica, garamond, sans-serif, arial, verdana, avante garde, century gothic, comic sans ms, times, times new roman, serif][/FONT]
    [FONT=georgia, bookman old style, palatino linotype, book antiqua, palatino, trebuchet ms, helvetica, garamond, sans-serif, arial, verdana, avante garde, century gothic, comic sans ms, times, times new roman, serif]Anyway, after configuration of GSM or CDMA modem, you may need an application or driver that can communicate to the modem. Such kind of applications usually comes with these modem, but you need API in order to make your application able to forward request to the driver. Personally, I think it's just time consuming set up. [/FONT]