SMS and Email alerts Triggered by BAT120

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Introduction[edit source]

This article provides a guide on how to configure SMS and Email alerts using I/O Juggler on Teltonika Networks Routers and Gateways when the main power supply is being cut and the device switches onto the Backup Power from - BAT120.


  • First you want to make sure that you have ADVANCED mode enabled. This will allow you to choose from a larger variety of settings.

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Prerequisites[edit source]

For this particular configuration you will need:

  • One of Teltonika Networks Routers or Gateways (RUT955 is being used in the example)
  • BAT120
  • 2 SIM card, that allows sending SMS messages(One used by RUT955 and one by the client at the receiving end)
  • 2 Email accounts (Two accounts are being used in this example: one Google Mail and one Teltonika)

Preparation[edit source]

  • Connect Power Supply to BAT120 IN PWR
  • Connect BAT120 OUT PWR to RUT955 Power Socket

Use Case Topology[edit source]

Power Supply BAT120 Use Case v1.png

Where:
1.Power is being cut from the main Power Supply for BAT120
2.Once BAT120 recognizes that IN PWR is no longer receiving any Input from Main Power supply, it sends a 12 VDC alarm via its OUT PWR
3. RUT955 receives an Alarm Signal from BAT120 via its INPUT PIN 3, which changes the pin state from Low to High
4. An E-mail and SMS alerts are being sent to the end user

Configuration[edit source]

Adding e-mail user[edit source]

1. Navigate to System -> Administration -> Recipients -> E-mail Users type in the Name and add a New Instance Adding New Recipient 1 - Copy.png 2. An advanced configuration window will open, in there, type in the details for your E-mail account. In this example, Gmail account is being used, therefore the following configuration is required:

• Secure Connection: on
• SMTP Server: smtp.gmail.com
• SMTP Server Port: 587
• Credentials: on
• Username: e-mail username
• Password: e-mail account password
• Senders email: Usually it is the Username
Adding New Recipient 2 2 2.png Note: It also might be required to allow "less secure apps" to access your email account, which is being used to send the letter. This can be changed via your email settings.

I/O Juggler actions Configuration[edit source]

1. Open your Routers (RUT955) WebUI
2. Navigate to: Services -> Input/Output -> I/O Juggler -> Actions -> Add two New Instances: one with type SMS and another one with type Email. A configuration window will open, you need to select accordingly.
2.1 Adding SMS Action:Add SMS Action.png
2.2 Configuring SMS Action:
• Type: SMS
• Text Message: Your Preferred SMS text
• Recipient's phone number: Phone number of the recipient with the country code, for example, +370...
• Click Save & Apply.

Note: You could send the SMS alerts to more than one phone number as well, this is called Phone Groups. To create one, the process is very similar to creating an Email Recipient described above, you would need to navigate to System -> Administration -> Recipients -> Phone Groups. Once created, your created Phone groups will be available for selection within our I/O Juggler.
SMS Instance.png 2.3 Adding Email Action:
Add Email Action.png 2.4 Configuring Email Action:
• Type: Email
• Subject: Your preferred subject
• Text message: Your preferred text message
• Email account: Recipient (Created earlier)
• Recipient’s email address: Recipient’s e-mail address

Email Instance.png 2.5 Once finished, your configuration should look like this: Actions Configured.png

I/O Juggler General Configuration[edit source]

1. Navigate to: Services -> Input/Output -> General -> Add new Instance -> Select Role Input (3) and click on Add
Adding Input.png 2. Another configuration window will open, you would need to select:
• Enabled: on
• Trigger: Rising
• Add actions: BAT_SMS and BAT_Email that you have configured previously.
• Click Save & Apply.
Input Output Input 3 Configuration.png
3. Navigate to Services -> Input/Output -> General -> General drop-down menu and enable I/O Juggler and click on Save & Apply
Enabling Juggler.png

Verification[edit source]

Once Configured according to this example, in the case of RUT955 (or any other Teltonika Networks Router/Gateway) losing connection to its main Power Source BAT120 will take over and will forward an up to 12V Alarm Signal to INPUT PIN 3.
This Alarm Signal will work as a trigger for I/O Juggler and you should receive alarms similar to the ones bellow.
SMS Alert:
SMS Alert New.png
Email Alert:
Email Alert.png

See Also[edit source]