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Configure the hosted gateway for cloud services

Use this gateway to set up devices using the Alert or OEM Cloud Delivery Service. After configuring this gateway, you can set up telephony (TAS), email (OPM), and SMS.
  1. In the navigation bar, click .
  2. In the
    section, click to open one of the following gateways, based on information supplied by your
    BlackBerry Alert
    services representative:
    • AtHoc
      Cloud Delivery Service (East)
    • AtHoc
      Cloud Delivery Service (West)
    • OEM Cloud Delivery Service (East)
    • OEM Cloud Delivery Service (West)
  3. Click
    Copy default settings
    at the top of the screen.
    The default templates for the services appear in the SMS and Email template fields.
  4. Enter the user name and password values provided to you by
    BlackBerry Alert
    customer support.
  5. Optionally, for
    , you can enter a Caller ID (ANI) value to override the default value for the account.
    The value should be a valid phone number or extension that is 4-16 numeric characters.
  6. For the SMS (texting) template, replace the existing template, with the following template:
    SMS template
  7. Optionally, modify the SMS XML template fields for your organization by adding placeholders.
    The following table describes the parameters that you can add to either the SMS or the Email template. The placeholders values are preset:
    Purpose and Values
    The contents of the SMS message (the alert text).
    The title of the SMS message.
    The time at which the alert is published.
    The operator account name that sends the alert.
    The name of recipients which the alert is sent.
    The response options provided for the recipient of the text message. If empty, the Response Option instruction line does not appear in the alert (The default is
    , but can be customized text like “Select a response.”).
    Link to the user’s Self Service screen.
    The value of the Severity field for the alert.
    The name of the current organization.
    The URL in the optional "More Info Link" field, provided for more information.
    The category of alert, such as Safety.
    The Organization name that is displayed in the
    BlackBerry Alert
    title pane.
  8. Optionally, if you use the hosted email service, enter the name of the sender that you want to appear in email alerts.
Now that you have completed the Cloud Delivery Services Gateway setup, you can configure the related devices from the Devices screen.