CONDITIONAL SMS

Category: Services

Conditional SMS has been developed in order to keep you always informed about the changes of states of the components of your system. You can set the specific parameters you want to keep under control and you can set until 3 dierent groups of SMS contacts which to send the warning messages.

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How to install plugin modules

The following video shows you how to download EVE Logic tool on your PC and then how to install EVE plugin modules. All these steps have to be done using EVE Manager software which connect to EVE Server for installation. You can also check the plugin modules installation page.

How to configure the plugin

This video shows you how to configure the specific plugin module. Get to the configuration page entering http://your_IPaddress/logic/plugins/conditional-sms as URL on your browser. Otherwise use the plugin configuration area on EVE Manager software tool.

Step by step support

1. Enable/Disable plugin

To enable/disable the plugin to use click the ON/OFF button on the right corner on top of the web page screen.
Turn the plugin ON is the step that you don’t have to forget in order to make it enabled to work.

2. Account setting

You now need to set the Server information, the account from where all the SMS will be sent.

Select “Account Settings” tab and enter all the information requested. Do not forget to save before switching to the next tab.

3. SMS Groups setting

The plugin let you choose who will receive SMS for the system control.

Switch to “SMS Groups” tab. Here you can set till 3 different groups of contacts. Do not forget to save after entering email accounts.

Say for instance you want to inform the guardian and to be informed about the alarm system, you can create a specific group with just your two contacts. Instead, you can create another specific group for all other system alarms.

 

4. Logic setting

Now you can finally set the logic. Swith to “SMS Logics” tab.

Choose the component you want to keep under control and set the parameter.

Do not forget that a switch component can only be “EQUAL TO ON/OFF”. A dimmer component can be “EQUAL TO/GREATER or LESS THAN (a value 1-1000)”.

The “Recheck Time” must be a numerical value at least of zero.

What is “Recheck Time”? The plugin sends an email anytime the specific condition occurs. If you set 5 minutes as Recheck Time it means that if the condition will occur again within 5 minutes from the previous sent email the plugin will not send any email. The plugin will send email only if the condition will occur again after 5 minutes since the last email had been sent.

5. Message setting

Now choose the group (previously  set) which you want the plugin send the message to. Set  the SMS Boby and do not forget to click on “Add logic” blue button in order to save the logic. Below a review of all the logics that you have added which will be displaied on different rows. You can set as many SMS Logics as you want.

6. Other options

The plugin records all the actions of “Conditional SMS Plugin”. This means it will show you all the SMS that have sent. Switch to “Log” tab in order to have a review of the system. You can not edit it.

Each new configuration row ends with an “X” icon. If you does need to remove a specific components just click on it and changes will authomatically be saved. Next to it, there is the icon of an envelope which shows you further info about the SMS.