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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 - Internal 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.

Optional:

If you shall configure a TLS-enabled notification server:

  • The certificate of the Certificate Authority must be obtained. This can be done in several different ways and is not covered by these instructions. The certificate should be in PEM format.

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.
 Optional: Configure TLS-enabled notification server

For proper TLS functionality the remote certificate (presented by the Notification server) must be trusted by Hybrid Access Gateway. You must add a Certificate Authority (CA).

  1. Go to Add certificates and follow the instructions under heading "Add certificate authority".
  2. When finished, click Publish.

For more information, see Configure TLS-enabled notification server.

This article is valid from Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway 5.11.

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