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SMS provider

You can configure an SMS provider to send text messages to the phones of your users.

An SMS provider is required to enable the Multi-factor authentication method SMS. The SMS provider sends one-time passwords to users when they log in using SMS as a second factor.

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A user receives a text message during authentication via SMS with the following SMS text format:

[two-letter code]-[6-digit code] is your authentication code.

ASPSMS

ASPSMS is a third-party SMS provider.

To set up the ASPSMS provider:

  1. Go to Signup/Login > SMS provider.
  2. Select ASPSMS provider.
  3. Create an ASPSMS account at the following link: (https://www.aspsms.com/en/registration/).
  4. From the API Credentials page in ASPSMS, copy the User key and paste it here.
  5. From the API Credentials page in ASPSMS, copy the API password and paste it here.
  6. Optionally set a Sender namn.
  7. Click Save.
SMS provider

User key

The User key is a unique, unchangeable identifier generated by ASPSMS. The User key is a mandatory attribute required to set up the integration with ASPSMS.

API password

The API password is a credential provided by ASPSMS. The API password is a mandatory attribute required to set up the integration with ASPSMS.

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The API password is initially generated by ASPSMS. If you regenerate or change the password in ASPSMS, you need to update the API password in Identity Cloud too.

Sender name

The Sender name indicates who is the sender of the received SMS. You can set Sender name to inform your users that you are the originator of the sent text messages.

The Sender name is an optional attribute. If you do not provide a Sender name, then the default is SMS. The maximum length is 11 characters.

See the restrictions of ASPSMS for the Sender name in their FAQ. ASPSMS calls the Sender name originator.