|SMS gateway connectivity: FTP API
SMS Gateway Connectivity: FTP API
If you have large volumes of messages that you would like to deliver frequently, mVaayoo FTP Upload facility will assist you in doing this in easy and quick manner. All you need is a list of destination mobile numbers that you wish to send message to, and you will be able to upload a text file with all other details to mVaayoo via FTP.
a) Setting up FTP account
The sender has to contact the customer service in order to get mVaayoo FTP account. mVaayoo customer service will create FTP accounts to which the files can be uploaded.
b) Setting up mVaayoo user accounts
The sender will be provided mVaayoo user accounts for each FTP account. While sending mVaayoo application will validate the user details related top FTP account and create campaigns accordingly.
c) Message format
Each file uploaded into the servers using FTP should be in the below mentioned format.
|919000000000 |This is a sample message from mVaayoo.
|919000000001 |This is a sample message from mVaayoo.
|919000000002 |This is a sample message from mVaayoo.
Mobile number and then message separated by the symbol “|”. In one row there can be only one mobile number and one message.
The sender has to export the messages and the mobile numbers to a simple text file and upload the file to the mVaayoo servers using the FTP accounts provided and the mVaayoo systems recognizes the files and picks the data to send SMS accordingly.
a) Uploading Files to FTP account
The sender will upload files to FTP locations using the FTP accounts. The files should be having the extensions .TXT, .CSV and .ZIP. In .ZIP file extension files should wither be .TXT or .CSV. In addition to the above files one more file with the extension .DONE need to be uploaded. This is to make sure that the file upload is complete. Unless the .DONE file is uploaded mVaayoo system will not be recognizing uploaded file.
b) File Processing
Sender uploads files with extension .TXT, .CSV or .ZIP using the FTP accounts details provided. These files are saved in the FTP locations. mVaayoo application checks for uploaded files in the FTP locations every minute from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM everyday. mVaayoo application will pick the files which are already uploaded with .DONE files and process the file.
c) Sending SMS
mVaayoo application will pick the successfully uploaded file and start processing. Application will verify credit availability in mVaayoo user account from which file is uploaded. On successful reserve of credits the application will start sending the SMS to the users mentioned in the file uploaded.
An alert message will be sent to sender at time when application starts the campaign and also after the campaign is successfully completed.
After completion of campaign, uploaded files will be moved to different location so that the application doesn’t process the same file again. These files can be uploaded reused to send SMS.
For FTP API, please send your Business enquiry to Sales@mVaayoo.com or call at +91 9618844333.