Creating a TAP Carrier

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Creating a TAP Carrier

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Creating a TAP Carrier

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1)Open the PageGate Admin.


2)Right click on Carriers


3)Left click Add.


4)Name the Carrier what it needs to be (T-Mobile, Cingular, Verizon, etc).


5)Set the Protocol to TAP.


6)In the phone number field, you'll need to enter the phone number for one of the TAP Terminals hosted by the carrier. You can find a list of TAP Terminal phone numbers at the following location:


7)Set the baud rate, parity, data bits, and stop bits to the carrier's specifications.


NOTE: If the carrier doesn't specify these settings, the industry standard is as follows:


Baud Rate: 1200

Parity: Even

Data Bits: 7

Stop Bits: 1


8)Click on the drowndown arrow next to Init String and set it to: (auto)


9)Set the Max Chars to the maximum number of characters that this carrier's devices can receive.


10) Click on Apply to add the carrier to your Carriers list.


11) If you need to add authentication credentials to this carrier, please see the Configuring Authentication Credentials portion of the manual.