Getting started

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Getting started

After installing Diafaan SMS Server and starting up the program for the first time the installation wizard enables you to add an SMS gateway and the default HTTP web interface. You can create additional SMS gateways and Connectors later.


Enter the administrator password

The installation wizard asks for a password of the administrator (admin) account. This password is required to log in to the web application of Diafaan SMS Server.


Add a GSM Modem Gateway




Click Search to get a list of all installed GSM modems.

Select the GSM modem from the list.

If the SIM card needs a PIN code, enter it in the PIN code field.

Click Test to test the GSM modem and retrieve all information necessary to send and receive SMS messages with the modem.

If required enter the GSM number and SMSC number of the SIM card.


or Add an SMPP Gateway




Enter the SMPP host name or IP number, SMPP server port, user name and password.

Click Test to test the connection to the SMPP server


or Add a Clickatell Gateway




Create a Clickatell HTTP account on the Clickatell website.

Enter the Clickatell HTTP API id, user name and password.

Click Test to test the connection to Clickatell


Send your first message


Start a web browser and use the web application on http://localhost:9710/ to log in to Diafaan SMS Server.

Log in to Diafaan SMS Server with the user name admin and the password you entered in the setup wizard.



In the To field you can enter multiple mobile numbers, separated by comma's.

Important! It is good practice to enter all mobile numbers in Diafaan SMS Server in international number format, starting with a '+'. Not all mobile operators accept numbers in other formats. Short numbers or other special numbers can be prefixed with a '#' (national address type) or an '*' (unknown address type).