CEP CT63 Modem

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The CEP CT63 Terminal USB Powered modem is a GSM USB modem, which can be used as a reliable SMS alarm device for monitoring systems as TKmon, Icinga or Nagios.
CEP CT63 USB powered Modem (Image source: shop.netways.de)
To operate it relates sufficient power via USB - so it does not require a separate power supply. The CEP CT63 is automatically recognized by many Linux distributions and does not require manual driver installation.

Technical Data

CEP CT63 Terminal USB Powered
Category 2G Modem
Interfaces
  • Mini-USB
  • RS232
Temperature range -40°C – +80°C
Dimensions 77x66x26mm
Weight 80g

Driver Installation

The CEP CT63 is controlled via the cdc-acm driver[1] of the Linux kernel. A manual driver installation is not necessary.

When a CEP CT63 modem is connected, the driver provides the device file /dev/ttyACM0. To send SMS messages via the SMS Server Tools, provide this device file in the SMS Server Tools configuration file.

Further information

References

  1. cdc-acm.c (git.kernel.org)


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Author: Werner Fischer

Werner Fischer, working in the Web Operations & Knowledge Transfer team at Thomas-Krenn, completed his studies of Computer and Media Security at FH Hagenberg in Austria. He is a regular speaker at many conferences like LinuxTag, OSMC, OSDC, LinuxCon, and author for various IT magazines. In his spare time he enjoys playing the piano and training for a good result at the annual Linz marathon relay.


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