NowSMS 2008

Migrating to a Multiple Server MMSC, WAP Gateway, or NowSMS Gateway

The recent postings about multiple server redundant NowSMS or NowWAP configurations have generated a lot of questions from existing customers about how to migrate an existing installation to a multiple server configuration. Migrating an existing NowWAP installation to a multiple server configuration is the easiest task to explain. That’s because there is no shared data storage requirement,...

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NowSMS in Fault Tolerant or Redundant Load Balanced Environment

For many configurations it is desirable to install NowSMS on multiple servers in order to achieve fault tolerance and/or improved throughput and performance. NowSMS offers extreme configuration flexibility to facilitate these requirements. This document outlines the multi-server configuration options that exist for NowSMS v2008.06.03 and later versions. Preferred Solution for Load-Balanced...

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More Thoughts on the NowSMS Security Issue

An additional thought … if you are concerned about the potential security issues described in the previous blog entry, but you are also concerned that you do not want to hastily update to NowSMS 2008 without additional testing for your specific application(s), then you may want to enable Data Execution Prevention within Windows on the PC or server that is running NowSMS. As a practice, we...

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NowSMS 2008 and Important Security Issues

The 2008 edition of the Now SMS & MMS Gateway is now available for download at http://www.nowsms.com/downloads/. While the primary new feature of this version is improved performance and scalability for configurations that require throughput of 200 messages per second and higher, we want to draw the attention of all customers to this release, as it addresses a security issue that was recently...

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