QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

SMS Notifications

The SMS screen allows you to view and configure the short message service center (SMSC) settings. You can either configure a custom SMSC or use any of the currently supported SMS service providers: Clickatell, Vonage (Nexmo), and Twilio.

Button

Task

User Action

Send a test message to a specified recipient

  1. Click .

    The Send test message window appears.

  2. Specify a country code and phone number.

  3. Click Send.

Edit configurations of an existing SMS server

  1. Click .

    The Edit SMSC Service Account window appears.

  2. Edit the settings.

  3. Click Confirm.

Delete an email server

  1. Click .

    A confirmation message appears.

  2. Click Confirm.

Configuring an SMS Notification

  1. Go to Service Account and Device Pairing > SMS.
  2. Click Add SMSC Service.

    The Add SMSC Service window appears.

  3. Select a service provider.
  4. Specify an alias.
  5. Specify the following information.

    SMS Service Provider

    Information

    Clickatell - Communicator/Central

    Clickatell username, password, and API ID

    Clickatell - SMS Platform

    Clickatell API key

    Vonage (Nexmo)

    Vonage API key and secret question, and a sender name

    The sender name can contain a maximum of 32 characters.

    Twilio

    Your Twilio account SID, access token, and the Twilio-provided phone number linked to your account

    Custom

    • URL template text formatted according to the format specified by your SMS service provider.

      Use the following replaceable URL template parameters.

      • @@UserName@@: Specify the username for this connection.

      • @@Password@@: Specify the password for this connection.

      • @@PhoneNumber@@: Specify the phone number where the SMS messages are sent. This parameter is required.

      • @@Text@@: Specify the text content of the SMS message. This parameter is required.

      Important:

      You cannot receive SMS messages if the template text does not match the format used by your SMS service provider.

    • The name of the service provider. The name can contain a maximum of 32 ASCII characters.

    • A password. The password can contain a maximum of 32 ASCII characters.

    Tip:

    To configure multiple SMS servers, click Add SMSC Service, and then perform the previous steps.

  6. Click .

    The SMS server sends a test message.

  7. Click Create.

    Notification Center adds the SMS service to the list.