The MSISDN dev server is currently offering the MO+MT verification flow based only in the absence of a client known MSISDN without checking if the known "moVerifier" number for the given mcc/mnc is free of charge for the user. This means that the client will be sending messages that will potentially cost the user money without even telling the user about it. We need to change this for the production server, so we only offer the MO+MT flow when we have a known "moVerifier" number *AND* this number is free of charge for the user.
How do you know if the number is free of charge for the user?
Because you bought/hired/agreed it with the provider :)
Actually, this might not even need a patch and can probably be solved via configuration. We just need to remove the "moVerifier" numbers that are not free in production (I guess that would be all numbers for now). Am I right?
I meant removing "moVerifier" and "moVerifierList" from the production configuration
Although from mobile phones, are free phone numbers free with all providers? For instance in the UK with Ofcom 0800 will be free from all mobiles from June 2015 only... http://www.theguardian.com/media/2013/dec/12/ofcom-free-0800-mobile-telecoms-overhaul
We need to provide a new configuration to define that if we don't find the number in the list we should deactivate the MOMT flow. Romain, we can configure it wrt MCC and MNC so I guess we have enough information to tell if the short code is free. Also for now Nexmo is only providing us with US Short Codes.
Rémy, since this is a server configuration change, I am assigning the bug to you. Please, reassign it to someone else if that's not correct. Thanks!
Assignee: ferjmoreno → rhubscher
Created attachment 8456881 [details] [review] Link to github PR
Attachment #8456881 - Flags: feedback?(ferjmoreno) → feedback+
Attachment #8456881 - Flags: review?(alexis+bugs) → review+
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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