The Graphical User Interface of the Ozeki NG SMS Gateway can be accessed through
HTTPS. All you need to do is to configure an HTTPS port on the server preferences
form, then you should assign a HTTP Server certificate to the HTTPS port. In this
article you can get a detailed description about how you can setup HTTPS in your
Ozeki NG SMS Gateway.
Ozeki NG SMS Gateway software is prepared for handling HTTPS connections. In order
for this to work, a certificate is needed (generated or purchased as Thawte, GoDaddy,
In case you are using a generated certificate, you need to install the generated
certificate to Thrusted Root Certificate storage on ALL computers from which you
wish to connect to Ozeki NG SMS Gateway software through HTTPS connection.
Use the following step by step description to configure the HTTPS for your Ozeki
NG SMS Gateway:
Step 1) Download and unwrap
this .zip file to a folder, for instance c:\https_ngsms
Step 2) Start a command line with system administartor rights. Please click on Start
menu, Search. Here, please type cmd. In the list that appears, please right click
on cmd and choose Run as system administrator option.
Figure 1 - Run cmd
Step 3) Find the folder in command line where you unzipped the attached .zip file.
Figure 2 - Find the folder of unzipped files
Step 4) Please run mkcert.cmd command in a way that you give your computer's IP
address, where you wish to be reached through HTTPS, as parameter in the following
Figure 3 - Set where you wish to be reached through HTTPS
Step 5) Run HttpConfig.exe as admin.
Step 6) In the window that appears, please click on SSL tab.
Step 7) Click on 'Add'.
Figure 4 - Add new SSL Configuration
Step 8) In the window that appears, to IP address field, please add the computer's
IP address where Ozeki NG SMS Gateway software is running. To port field, please
add the port number through which HTTPS will watch.
Step 9) Next to GUID field, please click on 'New' button.
Figure 5 - SSL Configuration
Step 10) In Certificate section, please click on 'Browse'. From the list that appears,
please select the certificate that was created by ngsms-CA, then click on 'OK'.
Figure 6 - Confirm Certificate
Step 11) Cclick on 'OK', following this, please click on 'Apply' and then on 'OK'
Figure 7 - Accept the configuration
Figure 8 - Apply the settings
Step 12) In the folder, where you ran mkcert and HttpConfig, an ngsms.cer file was
created. Please install this to Thrusted Root Certificates.
Figure 9 - Install the created certificate
Figure 10 - Select Thrusted Root Certification
Step 13) Open the user inteface of Ozeki NG SMS Gateway, in Edit menu, Server
preferences menu item, on Client Connectivity tab, please check 'Listen on HTTPS
port' checkbox. Following this, please add the port number where you have installed
the certificate to 'HTTPS server port' field.
Figure 11 - Select Listen on HTTPS Port
Step 14) Restart Ozeki NG service.
Step 15) Type the computer's IP address and the HTTP port where Ozeki NG SMS
Gateway is running to the browser in the following way:
Step 16) Login with username and password.
Figure 12 - HTTPS URL
After you have configured these settings you can access to your Ozeki NG SMS Gateway
If you have any question, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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