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Is it possible, in some way, to get the RUTX11 (latest firmware / RUTX_R_00.07.00) to answer an SMS only if a given keyword exists? I need to send the work TOPUP if the keyword TOPUP are sendt from my ISP to keep the line active. I have 4G / LTE connection only. 

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Hello,

I will need to ask you to elaborate a little bit about this topic. I understood that you want to send an SMS message to the router with a specific phrase, and receive an answer if that phrase is set up somehow? Our Mobile Utilities work in a similar way: https://wiki.teltonika-networks.com/view/RUTX11_Mobile_Utilities#SMS_Utilities

You can preconfigure a phrase there and receive a reply only if you sent the same phrase via SMS.

Regards.

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Well. Not exactly. But close. The "phrase" in the function you are mentioning are apparently not taking long messages like this. If it did, it wouldn't be a problem really. 

The text we are receiving are this:

Bra surfat! Du har förbrukat 50 GB idag. Svara TOPUP på detta SMS för att fortsätta surfa med ytterligare 5 GB i taget. Självklart utan extra kostnad eftersom du har Obegränsad. Undrar du varför du får det här SMS:et? Läs mer på tele2.se Hälsningar Tele2

In short, it means that we have used 50Gb and that we have to reply with the word TOPUP. So I'm really looking for a way to search incoming text messages for the phrase "TOPUP", and if that exist, reply to the number that sendt the message with the text "TOPUP" only. 

I have written a script that checks the messages for the string "TOPUP" every minute via CRON (using CURL and GREP), but having an "auto reply" with a built in grep function would be more ... accurate I guess, and wouldn't have to depend on external scripts and whatever errors that could lead to.

Thanks for answering :)

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Thank you for clarification, now I understand what you are trying to achieve. Unfortunately, there is no built-in feature to auto-reply when a specific message is received.

In your case I would recommend to go forward with the script. You could use gsmctl command to send SMS from your router