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How can I use RoutoMessaging for SMS-Notifications in PRTG?




I would like to use RoutoMessaging for SMS-Notifications in PRTG. Is this possible?

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Created on Jun 14, 2011 4:31:59 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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This article applies to PRTG Network Monitor 8

Configure PRTG for RoutoMessaging

For this and all the following parts we already presume you have registered for an account with RoutoMessaging service, therefore you possess all information necessary to complete the below configurations. If not, please feel free to register for an account here.

In order to setup SMS notification mechanisms through RoutoMessaging service, in PRTG under Setup | System Administration | Notification Delivery, section SMS Delivery, please select the option to Enter a custom URL for a provider not listed. Afterwards, insert the following URL in the Custom URL field:

  • Username (marked with the YOUR_USERNAME in the above HTTP string) should be replaced with your username registered with RoutoMessaging.
  • The password for HTTP API (marked with YOUR_PASSWORD) should be generated from the RoutoMessaging’s "Command Center -> Administration -> Interfaces&Passwords". Once you have done so, you should receive HTTP API password which should be used within this HTTP string.

Remaining parameters in the above HTTP string are as follows:

  • ownnum: SENDER_ID of SMS, can be international, local and alphanumeric although international SenderID would be strongly recommended (e.g. ownnum=123456789123),
  • number: destination number to which SMS is being sent, whereas by specifying %SMSNUMBER, PRTG will pass on parameter on destination number,
  • message: SMS message body, by specifying %SMSTEXT PRTG will pass on parameter on message body,
  • type: by specifying LongSMS type, if message is longer than 160 characters it will be automatically concatenated into several message, in order to ensure proper delivery to handsets.


You can now send SMS notifications via RoutoMessaging. In PRTG, go to Setup | Account Settings | Notifications to add a new notification using Send SMS/Pager Message.

Created on Jun 14, 2011 4:37:28 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jun 15, 2011 8:38:04 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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