You can use the Twilio connector to deploy an assistant that is available over text message.
You first have to create a Twilio app to get credentials.
Once you have them you can add these to your
How to get the Twilio credentials: You need to set up a Twilio account.
Once you have created a Twilio account, you need to create a new project. The basic important product to select here is
Once you have created the project, navigate to the Dashboard of
Programmable SMSand click on
Get Started. Follow the steps to connect a phone number to the project.
Now you can use the
Auth Token, and the phone number you purchased in your
Configure your webhook URL by navigating to [Phone Numbers](https://www.twilio.com/console/phone-numbers/incoming) in the Twilio dashboard and selecting your phone number. Find the
Messagingsection and add your webhook URL (e.g.
https://<host>:<port>/webhooks/twilio/webhook, replacing the host and port with your running Rasa X or Rasa Open Source server) to the
A MESSAGE COMES INsetting.
For more information, see the Twilio REST API.
You can deploy a Rasa Open Source assistant to WhatsApp through Twilio. However, to do so, you have to have a WhatsApp Business profile. Associate your Whatsapp Business profile with the phone number you purchased through Twilio to access the Twilio API for WhatsApp.
According to the Twilio API documentation,
the phone number you use should be prefixed with whatsapp: in the
credentials.yml described below.
Add the Twilio credentials to your
twilio: account_sid: "ACbc2dxxxxxxxxxxxx19d54bdcd6e41186" auth_token: "e231c197493a7122d475b4xxxxxxxxxx" twilio_number: "+440123456789" # if using WhatsApp: "whatsapp:+440123456789"
Make sure to restart your Rasa Open Source server or container to make changes to which connectors are available.