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Omar
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Username: Kfsmart

Post Number: 20
Registered: 01-2008
Posted on Sunday, May 03, 2009 - 08:48 am:   

Hi,

I'm using EMail System Alerts that is found in nowsms,Is there a way to get an SMS alert?If so, how to configure?

Thanks in advance.
Des - NowSMS Support
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Username: Desosms

Post Number: 732
Registered: 08-2008
Posted on Monday, May 04, 2009 - 05:32 pm:   

Hi Omar,

The quick answer is no. The idea is that the reason for many of the alerts is because something is wrong with SMS connectivity. In that context, it makes sense to use an alternate path, like e-mail, for the alert.

The only way that you could get the alert to route out via SMS is if you have e-mail to SMS support enabled in NowSMS, and you entered an e-mail address that routed back to NowSMS over SMTP.

I hesitate to even mention the above as an option, because it's not a good solution.

I'm going to go back to our engineers and ask them to add the ability to specify SMS phone numbers for alerts in a future version. I understand why they wanted an alternate notification path, but I agree with you that having SMS notification as an option would make a lot of sense.

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Des
NowSMS Support
Omar
New member
Username: Kfsmart

Post Number: 21
Registered: 01-2008
Posted on Tuesday, May 05, 2009 - 07:17 am:   

Thanks Des,it will be nice if you add an SMS alert.

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