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This article describes how to set up a notification channel for alerts and messages that shall be sent by Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway to the user. You can specify an sms channel, an email channel, or both.

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Prerequisites

 Prerequisites
  • Before setting up sms notification channel, make sure that the correct sms plug-in is available.

Step by step instruction

 Log in to Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface
  1. Log in to the Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface with your admin user.
 Set up email notification channel
  1. In the Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface, go to Manage System.
  2. Click Notification Settings > E-mail channel.
  3. Check Enable e-mail channel.
  4. In the Host input field enter the IP address or DNS name of the server that sends notifications to the receiver. Default is localhost.
  5. In the Port input field enter the port for the server. Default is 25.
  6. In the Sender's e-mail Address input field enter the email address that sends the notifications, for example, admin@nexustest.com.
  7. Enter UserName and Password for the account with SMTP Server.

  8. Enter Local Host name used for the EHLO and HELO messages.
  9. Check the Start TLS option to upgrade the current insecure connection to the SMTP Server to a secure connection This option works only when the SMTP Server support STARTTLS command.
  10. Click Save.

 Set up sms notification channel
  1. In the Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface, go to Manage System.
  2. Click Notification Settings > SMS channel.
  3. Click Add SMS Channel...
  4. Enter Display Name for the SMS channel.
  5. Select a Plug-in from the drop-down list and click Next.

    To use sms notification channel, an sms plug-in is used to communicate with different sms vendors. If other plug-ins than the delivered are needed, plug-ins can be added, see Add sms plug-in below.

  6. Enter the configuration parameters for the selected sms channel. For more information, click the ?-sign.
  7. Click Finish.
 Add sms plug-in
  1. In the Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface, go to Manage System.
  2. Click Notification Settings > SMS Plug-ins.
  3. Select the file with the plug-in and click Upload Plug-in.
  4. Click Save.

This article is valid from Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway 5.11.

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