Configuring SMPP Inbound Channels

Incoming messages on an SMPP inbound connection can target any workspace. The destination workspace is determined by the short code of the incoming message.


  1. In the Web UI navigation bar, select Workspace Administration, then select Manage Channel Configurations.
  2. On the Manage Channels screen, select the SMPP IN tab, and enter values for these parameters:
    Parameter Description
    Name Unique name for the channel.
    URL Host name of the short message service center (SMSC).
    Port Port number for the listener.
    Username User name for authentication.
    Password Valid password for the user name.
    System type Identifier for SMSC.
    Keep Alive (ms) Frequency for sending enquire-link requests, in milliseconds; required to keep the SMPP connection alive. SMPP protocol setting.
    Active To activate the channel, select the check box; to deactivate, unselect the check box.
  3. To restart channels, select Start of the navigation path Channel Actions Next navigation step Restart Channels End of the navigation path.