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List of SMS gateway error codes

Successful

00
Successful


Temporary Errors - will be retried automatically

20
Congestion
21
Mobile Busy
22
No response from the mobile (e.g. phone switched off)
23
Phone rejected message (e.g. SIM full)
24
Quality of service not available
25
Error in phone
26
Unknown Subscriber
27
Error in SMSC
30
Unable to confirm
31
Unable to deliver, unknown error
32
System error
33
PLMN error
34
HLR unknown error
35
VLR unknown error
36
Authentication failure
37
Plugin subsystem not responding
38
Plugin subsystem failed
39
Insufficient credit
3A
Rejected by operator. Validity period expired
3B
Message queue full
3C
Driver initialisation. Driver link failure
3D
Message was spooled directly to retry as destination is flagged unavailable


Permanent error - no more attempts

4A
Unknown subscriber e.g. invalid number
4B
SMSC error
40
Remote procedure error
41
Incompatible destination
42
Connection rejected by mobile
43
Not obtainable
44
Quality of service not available
45
No interworking available e.g. invalid number
46
Validity period expired
47
Message deleted by originating mobile
48
Message deleted by SMSC admin
49
Message does not exist
50
Max submission attempt reached
51
Max Time To Live for message reached
52
Invalid data in message
53
Non routable (operator used rejected message)
54
Authentication failure (UCP 60 mainly could be used by login page)
55
No response from mobile
56
Mobile rejected message
57
Unknown error
58
Operator bar
59
Request ID not found
5A
Premium charge routing error
5B
Service ID not provisioned
5C
MSISDN disconnected and in quarantine. MSISDN must be removed from databases.
5D
Validity period expired with no receipt from carrier


Temporary error - no more attempts

60
Congestion
61
Mobile busy
62
No response from the mobile (e.g. phone switched off)
63
Service rejected
64
Quality of service not available
65
Error in mobile
70
Max submission attempt reached (finalised before validity period expired)
71
Max TTL for message reached (finalised when validity period expired)
72
Database sub-system error
73
Core dependency missing
74
Insufficient prepay credit
75
Core configuration error
76
Plug-in sub-system error
77
Routing loop detected
78
Age verification failure
79
Age verification failure
7A
Message in flight with unknown status
7B
Expenditure limit reached


Others

1Absent subscriber (network cannot contact subscriber)
2Handset memory exceeded
3Equipment protocol error
4Equipment not equipped with short-message capability
5Unknown service centre (destination MSC)
6Service centre congestion (Too much inbound traffic at destination network)
7Invalid mobile address
8Subscriber is not a SC subscriber (Number belongs to a different destination network but HLR is not updated)
9Unknown subscriber (IMSI is unknown in the HLR)
10Illegal subscriber (The mobile station failed authentication)
11Teleservice not provisioned (Mobile subscription identified by the MSISDN number does not include the short message service)
12Illegal equipment (IMEI check failed, blacklisted or not whitelisted)
13Call barred (Operator barred the MSISDN number)
14Facility not supported (VLR in the PLMN does not support MT short message service)
15Subscriber busy for MT short message
16System failure
17Message waiting list at HLR is full
18Data missing
19Unexpected data value
20Resource limitation at peer / destination network
21TCAP error (Duplicate invoke ID)
22TCAP error (Not supported service)
23TCAP error (Mistyped parameter)
24TCP error (Resource Limitation)
25TCAP error (TCAP initiating release)
26TCAP error (Unexpected response from peer)
27TCAP error (Service completion failure)
28TCAP error (No response from peer)
29TCAP error (Invalid response received)
30Unidentified subscriber
31Service temporary not available
32Illegal error code
33Network timeout
34Operation Barred (From the MNO)
35Delivery fail
36Error in MS
37PLMN system failure
38HLR system failure
39VLR system failure
40Controlling MSC failure (Error in the MSC where the user is located)
41Visited MSC failure (Error in the visited MSC)
42MNP other operator not allowed (MSISDN is ported, delivery via this SMSC not permitted)
43Subscriber temporarily unreachable (While roaming)
44Message store busy
45mobile Interface busy
46Closed user group reject
47Network failure
48Deferred Delivery (Message has not been delivered and is part of a deferred delivery schedule)
49Error getting route
50Insufficient credit
51Rejected Destination
52Rejected Unknown Reason
53Rejected due to routing issue
54Rejected due to blocking issue
55Rejected due to no price
56Rejected due to not enough credits
57Rejected due to spam filter
58Rejected due to flooding
59UNKNOWN TCType,SMS
60UNKNOWN TCType,SRI
61UNKNOWN
62Failure due to submission towards AA19 destination
63Sent to mobile but unable to confirm
64Replaced at the SMSC
65Quality service not available
66Error in SMSC
67Rejected by operator due to validity period expiry
68Intermediate state notification that the message has not yet been delivered due to a phone related problem but is being retried.
69Cannot determine whether this message has been delivered or has failed due to lack of final delivery state information from the operator.
70Specific content is not permitted on the network / shortcode
71Subscriber cannot receive adult content because of a parental lock
72Failure due to ported combinations being unreachable.
73Roaming subscriber.
74Failure due to ported combinations being blocked for client (Client has been blacklisted from the ported destination).
75Abort from HLR
76Source address is blacklisted or not supported
77Operation barred
78Facility not provided
79Invalid absolute validity period
80SMS center received
81Invalid PDU format
82Local Cancel (Temporary problem / Lost reach)
83Rejected due to duplicate
84Maximum Connection Reached
85Information Not Available
86Message waiting list full
87Short Term Denial
88Expired due to no final status from supplier
89message replaced by SMSC
90congestion at subscriber
91service rejected
92Error in mobile
93Remote procedure error
94Connection rejected by mobile
95SM deleted by the sender
96SM deleted by SMSC Admin
97Absent subscriber IMSI detached
98SMS malformed
99DCS inconsistency
100Max submission attempt reached 
101Max Time To Live for message reached 
102No response from mobile 
103Max submission attempt reached (finalised before validity period expired) 
104Max TTL for message reached (finalised when validity period expired) 
105Portability error
106Canceled at SMSC
200PSMS checksum error
201PSMS syntax error
202PSMS operatorion not supported by system
203PSMS operation not allowed
204PSMS call barring active
205PSMS number blacklisted for shortcode
206PSMS ADC invalid
207PSMS legitimisation code for repition, failure
208PSMS priority call not allowed
209PSMS urgent message not allowed
210PSMS reverse charging not allowed
211PSMS deferred delivery not allowed
212PSMS time period not valid
213PSMS message type not supported by system
214PSMS message too long
215PSMS message not found in smsc
216PSMS PID already in use
217PSMS delivery in progress
218PSMS message forwarded
219PSMS low balance
220PSMS delivery fail
221PSMS maximum amount exceeded
222PSMS fatal billing error
223PSMS billing error
224PSMS billing not possible
225PSMS message expired
226PSMS operation barred
227PSMS SC congestion
228PSMS facility not supported
229PSMS protocol error
230PSMS system error
231PSMS barred subscriber disconnected
232PSMS barred subscriber low balance
233PSMS barred subscriber credit risk or security risk
234PSMS barred subscriber content not allowed
235PSMS originator adress not allowed
236PSMS Unknown subscriber
999Unknown reasoncode received from SMSC

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