Twilio is a cloud communications platform used to add text messaging capabilities to software applications. For more information about Twilio, see the company website.
In the context of Nintex Automation Cloud, Twilio is a connector Service used to define a connection required for associated actions and start events. Examples include Salesforce and Box. Method of integration to cloud services, business applications and content stores..
The Twilio connector is used to create a connection for the Twilio action. The receiving method for the Twilio action is Webhooks Automatic notification method to pass information about an event between Nintex Automation Cloud and the indicated service. For example, the start event Box - New file automatically notifies Nintex Automation Cloud of any new file..
Create a Twilio connection
Note: Your browser-stored credentials are accessed to create connections. Either clear credentials from browser memory or make sure the stored credentials are for the intended environment.
Create a connection from the connections page or from the action configuration panel when configuring the action. For information about creating connections and assigning permissions, see Manage connections.
In the Connection settings section, complete the fields as follows.
Select or enter the following
|A user-friendly name for your new connection.
The source phone number referenced in Twilio messages.
Note: Make sure you prefix the phone number with a plus sign ("+") and include the area code. For example, +425-555-1234.
To find a Twilio phone number
For more information on Twilio phone numbers, see https://www.twilio.com/help/faq/phone-numbers.
Twilio phone number types supported in Nintex Automation Cloud
SMS and MMS types of Twilio phone numbers are supported for use with Nintex Automation Cloud.
For trial Twilio accounts, only SMS phone numbers are supported.
The public identifier of the Twilio account and. Acts as user name for the API request. You can find the Account SID on your Twilio account dashboard.
Acts as password for the API request. You can find the Auth Token on your Twilio account dashboard.