SNAG-View SMS Integration manual

Here we describe how to use SMSEagle Hardware SMS Gateway with SNAG-View for sending SMS notifications & alarms. Setup is easy and should take 5-10min to complete.

SMSEagle is an offline hardware SMS gateway. Therefore no external connection to 3rd party system is required. All notifications are generated on-premise and sent directly to a cellular network. This solution can be used in secure installations without Internet access.

SMSEagle Setup


The modem is configured via the web browser, the default user name and password are „admin“ and „password“.

1. Setting up a service user

  • Open user menu
    (on the left hand side)

2. Click on „Add Users“

3. Create user „smsapi“ with the following parameters:

  • Name
  • Phone number
  • Username
  • Password
  • Level
  • MFA
  • Limit Modems

4. The Generated API token will be needed for SNAG-View later

5. Select access. We recommend the following rights:


  • Read messages
  • Send SMS
  • Send MMS
  • Send binary message
  • Send USSD message
  • Count message


  • Make a call
  • Get modem status
  • Get modem signal strength

6. Callback URL Setup

With the callback URL an incoming SMS is forwarded to SNAG-View

The following parameters are entered in the callback configuration:

  • Rule Name
  • URL (SNAG-View Server)
  • URL method
  • Content type
  • When message contains
  • Allow self-signed SSL certificate
  • Limit Modems


  • Rule Name = testAcknowledge
  • URL =
  • URL Method = POST
  • Content type = JSON
  • When messages contains = !SV4.ACK
  • Allow self-signed SSL certificate = yes
  • Limit Modems = no

7. SNAG-View Setup


host: “” tls: true
apiKey: “NWwVvdttODTdqREOOHCkIxJhQVhCO6Ff”

Modem configuration
A new execution is created in SNAG view. There are two operating modes, for
When calling contacts, the Ring or TTS mode can be selected.
– Ring is a simple call, only ringing
– In TTS mode, the message is read out.

Type: SMSEagle
Name: SMS

  • Send message
  • Call phone



Flash Message: False

After that, the rule is stored in the SNAG-View

Have Questions?

SMSEagle devices are designed for easy setup. If you don't have a device yet, just buy your SMSEagle and get started with your integration. If you need technical assistance or have questions about our products, we’ll be happy to help you.