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To access this section in EV Charge, from the Menu, select System configuration, and click Notifications.
To access this section, click Notifications. A paginated list of all notifications is shown in a tabular format.
Four actions/subpages can be performed/viewed under this section, namely:
Under notifications, to create a notification, click Create. Provide a name and code.
Note:The code is a unique identifier of an object. It can be used during integration with the EV Charge API.
Publishers is used to configure what type of notification will be sent: SMS, push notification, URL, Email, and Log. It is also used to configure where the notification will be sent using Receivers.
To create a publisher, under Publishers, click Add publisher. The action and number of retries specify the type of notification that will be sent and how many times to resend in case of a failure—for instance, sending out an email that will resend three times, suppose it fails.
Information:The template is configured in EV Charge, under Business configuration Templates. For more information, see Templates.
Note:The URL action means the notification will be sent as an API request to the URL, while the Log action means the logging service will add a log entry whenever the notification is triggered.
Under each publisher are Receivers. The Receivers refers to where the notification will be sent. It can be a URL or a customer (if it is an email or SMS).
The Scope typifies what will trigger the notification, which can be a change in the charging infrastructure or a change in the charging session.
Once a specific action from the scope occurs, you can add filtering options. To add a filter, under Filters, click Add filter.
Example of a notification
- Scope: Charging sessions
- Action: Battery percentage
- Filter: Battery percentage equals 80% (Reached 80%)
Information:In this case, a notification will be sent out when the vehicle has reached 80% of charge.
Details notification page
Under notification, to see the full details of a notification, click Details. It contains the following information:
- Filters (if any)
Under notification, to update a notification, first, click Details; it shows the details of the notification. Then to update, click Update.
Information:All information filled out under the create notification section can be updated except for the Code.
Under notification, to delete a notification, click Delete.
To access this section, click Platforms.
Platforms entail configuring third-party services to enable notifications. It includes Twilio for text messages and Firebase for push notifications.
Note:You need to set up the services to use it in EV Charge.
To enable Firebase for push notifications in EV Charge, see Firebase Configuration.