Get Started With PhoneID Monitoring

This tutorial teaches you how to use PhoneID Monitoring, by walking you step-by-step through the creation of an integration where you subscribe a phone number and monitor for reports.

Skip to the end of this page to see the full, completed sample code.

Contents:

  • Before You Begin
  • Step 1:
NOTE:

This tutorial includes CLI examples using a bash shell in Mac Terminal, please modify accordingly if you are using a different system.

Before You Begin

Make sure you have the following before you start:

  • FTP Host: The FTP location you received from TeleSign. (Ex: sftp://h-4354-bje)
  • FTP Customer Directory: The directory on the FTP site dedicated to your account. (Ex: /home/ts_products/phoneid_monitor/customer_data/243203/)
  • Testing Number: A mobile phone number that you control.
CAUTION:

VOIP numbers are not supported.

NOTE:

This tutorial uses Python 3.8.1. Please modify accordingly if you are using a different version of Python.

Step 1: Title Here

  1. Do this.
NOTE:

In your production integration, you will connect to the FTP site programmatically. But to help you visualize how the service works, this tutorial uses an FTP client.