Simple Mail to SMS gateway using Portech MV 37X

MobileSMSIn this post I will describe how to make a simple Email to SMS Gateway, using Portech MV37x and PHP code running on a Linux server.

Operation is simple: the code will poll the configured imap a folder, and if detect a new email it will send a Short Message Service (SMS) using the Portech hardware device. The recipient’s mobile number must be specified in the email subject (the subject must be a number or the email will be ignored) and the text will be the body in the email itself (truncated to 140 chars).
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Connect PHP in Debian Jessie to Ms Sql Server using FreeTDS

In this post we will connect Php code in Linux env (Debian 8 Jessie) to M$ Sql Server, using FreeTDS (latest vers.).

We start from a fresh installation of Debian 8 Jessie.

# apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
# apt-get install apache2
# apt-get install php5
# /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
# apt-get install dpkg-dev
# apt-get install devscripts

To check that php5 works fine

# php -v
PHP 5.6.13-0+deb8u1 (cli) (built: Sep 7 2015 13:38:37)
Copyright (c) 1997-2015 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v2.6.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2015 Zend Technologies
with Zend OPcache v7.0.6-dev, Copyright (c) 1999-2015, by Zend Technologies

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