PageGate GetTAP Module Setup Transcript for
Welcome to the tutorial on how to configure the
options of the GetTAP module in PageGate.
In this tutorial, we'll be going over what the
GetTAP module is, how it works, and how to configure
Before we begin the configuration, let me first
explain what the GetTAP module is and how it works.
The GetTAP module is a part of PageGate that
can monitor a serial port or COM port for incoming
TAP connections. For example, if you have offices
not connected to your Local Area Network that
need to send messages to the PageGate computer
by modem, PageGate can monitor a modem for their
incoming TAP messages.
So, the first step is to run the program, so
go to your start menu, go to programs, find the
PageGate program group, and left click on the
Once in the Admin, click on the + next to the
Click on the + next to GetTAP, then left click
In the settings, you have three options: Enabled,
Serial Port, Baud Rate, Parity, Data Bits, Stop
Bits, Init String, and Sender.
The Serial Port is the communciations port the
GetTAP module should monitor for incoming data.
The Baud Rate, Parity, Data Bits, abd Stop Bitsare
determined by the sending systems.
Pagegate's settings MUST mirror those of the
sending systems. The init string field should
usually be set to ATS0=1, which translates as
pick up after one ring, but if you're using a
direct connection to a TAP terminal instead, enter
the word direct in all loewr case letters here.
In the Sender field, you can enter a sender's
Some TAP systems send a sender's name as part
of their transmission, some don't.
If yours doesn't, be sure to hardcode a Sender's
After setting your communication parameters,
put a check in Enabled, then left click on Apply.
When you do, the program will ask if you want
this to be enabled for all existing groups and
Click on Yes.
This concludes the tutorial for how to configure
the GetTAP Module in PageGate. For more tutorials,
including how to add an SNPP recipient, please
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