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Aruba Clearpass SMS Integration

Varius Message Router expands the messaging capabilities of Aruba Clearpass by enabling it to send SMS and Telegram messages on-premise. The process uses the “HTTP to SMS” feature by configuring Aruba Clearpass to access a custom URL hosted by Varius Message Router.

Aruba Clearpass

1. Create new SMS gateway

  1. Access Home > Configuration > SMS Services > Gateways.
  2. Click “Create a new SMS gateway”.
  3. For “SMS Gateway” type, select “Custom HTTP Handler”.
    Aruba Clearpass SMS gateway
  4. Set “Service URL” to http://”item1″/pages/sendmsg.aspx?user=”item2″&password=”item3″&to=”item4″&text=”item5″
    by replacing the following fields:
    – “item1” with IP address of Varius Message Router.
    – “item2” with user name of a licensed user in Varius Message Router.
    – “item3” with user’s password.
    – “item4” with @TO@.
    – “item5” with @MESSAGE_ENC@.
    Aruba Clearpass Service URL
  5.  Set “Service Method” to GET.
    Aruba Clearpass Service Method
  6.  Click OK.

2. Test the configuration

  1. Click “Send SMS”.
  2. Set “Recipient” to your test recipient mobile number.
    For international numbers, please add + followed by the country code and area code. 
  3. Set “Message” to your test message.
  4. Click “Send Message”.
  5. Check that you have received the test SMS message.
Aruba Clearpass send SMS