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Paessler PRTG Network Monitor SMS Integration

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

Paessler PRTG Network Monitor

1. Set SMS delivery

  1. Access Setup > System Administration > Notification Delivery.
  2. Access “SMS Delivery” section.
  3. Modify the Configuration Mode to “Enter a custom URL for a provider not listed”.
  4. Set “Custom 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 mobile number or contact group name.
    – “item5” with message content.
  5. Click “Save”.
Paessler PRTG SMS delivery

2. Test the configuration

  1. Access Setup > Account settings > Notifications.
  2. Click Add New Notification button.
  3. Modify the Notification Name to “Test with Varius Message Router”.
  4. Access the “Send SMS/Pager Message” section.
  5. Check “Send SMS/Pager Message” checkbox.
  6. Modify the “Send to Number” to your test recipient mobile number.
    For international numbers, please add + followed by the country code and area code.
  7. Click Save.
  8. From the notifications list, click the “Test” button beside the notification that you have just created.
  9. Check that you have received the test SMS message.
PRTG Network Monitor Send SMS Pager