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2-Way / Inbound SMS Retry Error Handling

This article will explain how NowSMS handles retry situations when processing inbound SMS messages via a 2-way command, and there is a connectivity or other problem processing the 2-way command, particularly with regard to HTTP based 2-way SMS message processing commands. There are other articles that explain how NowSMS handles retry situations for outbound message delivery.  A good overview can...

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SMS Retry Error Handling with UCP/EMI and CIMD

There’s a great post that discusses how NowSMS handles message retries in SMPP environments at the following link: http://www.nowsms.com/smpp-error-code-handling-in-nowsms However, to date, there hasn’t been anything written that goes into as much detail regarding how NowSMS handles message retries in UCP/EMI or CIMD2 environments. The short answer is that, by default, if NowSMS...

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MMS Message Retries, Expiration, Conversion to SMS

There was a good simple question posted on the NowSMS Discussion Board. We are using the MMS Gateway service. For how long does the MMS contentstays in the system?Can we set a specific time for the message expiration?We also use the option of converting the mms to SMS with web link. Forhow long is the content stored in the platform? As I replied to that question, I realized that there are a...

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SMPP Error Code Handling in NowSMS

The default SMPP error code handling behaviour for NowSMS with an SMPP connection is as follows: For most SMPP error codes, NowSMS will assume that the error is temporary, and retry message delivery with a delayed retry schedule. The exceptions to this are detailed below: The following error conditions cause NowSMS to record a message delivery failure and NOT retry sending: ESME_RINVDSTADDR...

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