How to set up Clickatell as the SMS gateway in OpManager

Pre-requisites

Before setting up Clickatell as the SMS gateway for OpManager, make sure that:

  • You have a Clickatell communicator / platform account ( You can create a Clickatell account here if you don't have one).
  • You have a active internet connection.
  • You have enough credits to send SMS.

Steps to setup Clickatell as your SMS gateway

If you have a Clickatell platform account ( Your Clickatell account was created after november 2016):

In Clickatell

  • Go to https://www.clickatell.com/sign-in/ and select the Sign In option in the SMS Platform / Touch / Whatsapp tab. Enter your credentials and sign in.
  • Select Create new Integration. Select environment type as Production environment and API Type as REST. Click Next.
  • Click on the Finish button to complete creating the integration.
  • Now you will be redirected back to your console page. Scroll down to see the list of integrations and click on the integration that you created.
  • Copy the API Key.

In OpManager

  • Go to Settings → General Settings → SMS Server Settings and select Clickatell option in the SMS Gateway tab.
  • Select the Account Type as Platform. Paste the API key (copied in the above step) and save the settings.
  • If you wish to test if the integration is successful, select Test SMS option and input the test phone number with country code used in the Clickatell account.
  • Check the Gateway API response for more information on the status of the SMS.

If you have a Clickatell communicator account (Your Clickatell account was created before November 2016):

In Clickatell

  • Go to https://www.clickatell.com/sign-in/ and select the Sign In option in the Communicator tab. Enter your credentials and sign in.
  • From the top navigation menu, click on API → Set up a new API.
  • Select the HTTP option from the given API types and click on Add HTTP API button.
  • Now the API will be created successfully. Copy the created API ID from the highlighted section.

In OpManager

  • Go to Settings → General Settings → SMS Server Settings and select Clickatell option in the SMS Gateway tab.
  • Select the Account Type as Communicator.
  • Enter the user name and password of your clickatell account. Paste the API key (copied in the above step) and save the settings.
  • If you wish to test if the integration is successful, select Test SMS option and input the test phone number with country code used in the Clickatell account.
  • Check the Gateway API response for more information on the status of the SMS.

Click here to learn how to create a sms profile and start receiving notifications.

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