Email To SMS plugin

Email To SMS plugin allows you to convert an email to SMS message.

BASIC USAGE

If the plugin is enabled, email sent to the email address:

PHONE_NUMBER@[IP_ADDRESS_OF_SMSEAGLE]
will be converted to SMS message.

PHONE_NUMBER is a destination phone number
IP_ADDRESS_OF_SMSEAGLE is the IP address of your device.
The text of the email is the text of the SMS message (optionally you can append email subject at the beginning of SMS message).

Example: email message sent to the address: 123456789@[192.168.0.101] will be converted to SMS message and delivered to phone number 123456789.

SEND TO USERNAME/GROUP

This feature is available in software version 2.5 and higher. Email sent to the email address:

NAME_IN_PHONEBOOK@[IP_ADDRESS_OF_SMSEAGLE]
will be converted to SMS message and will be sent to a user or users group from SMSEagle’s phonebook.

NAME_IN_PHONEBOOK is a username or group name (must be a public group) from SMSEagle’s phonebook
IP_ADDRESS_OF_SMSEAGLE is the IP address of your device.
The text of the email is the text of the SMS message (optionally you can append email subject at the beginning of SMS message).

Example: email message sent to the address: db-admins@[192.168.0.101] will be converted to SMS message and delivered to all members of db-admin group. The db-admin group must be defined in your SMSEagle phonebook.

USING FQDN IN EMAIL ADDRESS

It is also possible to use Fully Qualified Domain Name in an email address sent to SMSEagle box (eg.: 123456789@mydomain.com). Please refer to our FAQ article: How do I configure Email2SMS plugin to accept FQDN email addresses for more details.

Plugin configuration

  • if you want to use the plugin, set ‘Email2sms active’ to ‘Yes’
  • if you want to include a subject of an email in SMS message, set ‘What to do with email subject’ setting to ‘Include in SMS’. The email subject will be appended at the beginning of SMS message
  • if you want to use user authentication, set ‘What to do with email subject’ setting to ‘Use for authentication’. If user authentication is enabled, provide in a subject of an email your login and password in the following form: login=john&pass=doe
  • the text of an email will be cropped to the value ‘Maximum number of characters’. Maximum allowed length of SMS message is 1300 characters.

SMS To Email plugin

SMS To Email plugin allows you to forward your SMS messages to email address. It forwards all the incoming messages to one constant email address. Plugin uses an external SMTP server for sending emails.

 Plugin configuration

  • if you want to use the plugin, set ‘Enable forwarding to email’ to ‘Yes’
  • please enter an email address to which all the incoming
    SMS messages are to sent
  • please enter your SMTP configuration