It's quite easy to connect RSA SecurID® On-demand (SMS) Authenticator to your MessageBird Account. This article describes how to get up & running for sending One Time Password messages in no time. Note: at the moment One Time Password for RSA SecurID is only supported by our old API (not the REST API). Read the documentation on this API for more information.
RSA SecurID® On-demand (SMS) Authenticator configuration
Configuration setup is done within the RSA Authentication Manager’s Security Console. There you'll find three sections: Tokencode Delivery by SMS, SMS Provider and SMS HTTP Proxy. You won't need the last setting to connect with MessageBird.
Tokencode Delivery by SMS setup
- Delivery by SMS:
Select the check-box to enable delivery of One Time Password messages.
- User Attribute to Provide SMS Destination:
Select the attribute that will maintain SMS data.
- Default country code:
Enter the land code of the country where your server is located (for example: 44 for the United Kingdom).
- SMS Plug-In:
Select HTTP in the drop-down menu.
SMS Provider configuration
Enter the details as stated below within the RSA SecurID SMS provider Configuration.
- Base URL:
Download one or both certificates (.crt file or .cer file) and import the file.
- HTTP Method:
Select GET in the drop-down menu.
Copy and paste the following string (please note: the sender parameter may contain a maximum of 11 characters):
cfg.password&destination=$ plus$msg.address&body=$msg. message&sender=YourName
- Account Username:
Enter the username of your MessageBird Account.
- Account Password:
Enter the password of your API. Please note that it's possible the password of your MessageBird Account and the one to access your API are different.
- Success Response Code:
- Response Format: