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Michelle
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Welcome to the Community! Pinned

Welcome to the Authorize.Net Developer Community. The purpose of this community is to provide a peer-to-peer support and interaction channel for developers using Authorize.Net’s APIs, certification and affiliate programs. To be part of our community,...

AdamT
Moderator

Planned System Maintenance Notification - Sandbox Environment Locked

On Friday, March 22, 2019, we will be implementing planned payment gateway updates for our Sandbox environment. Beginning at 07:00 PM until 08:00 PM Pacific, services and interfaces may see intermittent issues in our Sandbox environment. We apologize...

AdamT
Moderator

MD5 Hash Removal/Disablement June 27, 2019 (Updated 3X) Locked

Today we’re announcing final phase 2 dates when the gateway will stop populating the MD5 hash value. Phase 1 Complete Phase 2 - Stop sending the MD5 Hash data element in the API response. To continue verifying via hash, this will require applications...

RichardH
Administrator

Changes to Supported Characters - Jan 22, 2019 Locked

Update 2 - 1/18/2019 Changes are now live in sandbox and will go live in production on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Update - 1/11/2019 This change postponed. New date TBD. Dear Authorize.Net Merchant: As part of ongoing security improvements, we're mak...

AdamT
Moderator

SHA-1 CIpher Removed For Akamai Endpoints Locked

Update completed for Production. If you are experiencing issues connecting to the production since 01/15/2019 ~9:30pm Pacific, please check the ciphers you are attempting to used. ------- Update complete for Sandbox. If you are experiencing issues co...

AdamT
Moderator

**Update - System Maintenance Notice - Changed to October 20, 2018 Locked

**Note: This dowtime was previously scheduled for October 06, 2018 but has been moved to October 20, 2018. System Maintenance Notice On Saturday, October 20, 2018, we will be implementing planned payment gateway updates. Beginning at 09:00 PM until 0...

Anurag
Administrator

Developers join us at Authorize.Net Connect @NYC on 17th Oct !!! Locked

Hello Developers , Join us at Authorize.Net Connect 2018 on 17th Oct in New York City for a day of face-to-face collaboration with Authorize.Net product team , updated technology demonstrations, as well as training and discussions on industry insight...

Anurag
Administrator

Join our OAuth 2.0 Developer Webinar on September 19 !!! Locked

Hello Developers , On Wednesday, September 19 at 9:00 AM (Pacific) – we’ll be hosting our next Authorize.Net webcast specifically designed for developers and technology partners with DocuSign as special guest . The topic for this webcast is: Learn ab...

AdamT
Moderator

Authorize.Net API Integration IP Address Changes (Updated) Locked

We are upgrading the way we manage our network infrastructure to be more responsive to events and business need. In order to support these changes, we are changing the IP addresses used by our API endpoints. Nothing else will change. The URLs and dom...

Anurag
Administrator

We need your feedback !!! Locked

Hello Developers We are reaching out to our valued Authorize.Net Developers to help us improve the services we offer by participating in a 45-minute interview. The information you share around your gateway needs and preferences will have a direct imp...

RichardH
Administrator

Important Update Required for Users of EMV® Card Readers Locked

If you or one of your merchants is using the Authorize.Net Anywhere Commerce Walker C2X and/or the BBPOS Chipper™ 2X, via the Authorize.Net In-Person SDKs, you must update the EMV card reader to remove the expired 1152-bit key. Read More

RichardH
Administrator

SSL Certificate Updates for Legacy SDKs Locked

Beginning April 29, 2018, Authorize.Net began updating its SSL certificates on the secure.authorize.net and api.authorize.net endpoints. Legacy SDKs may point to these endpoints and therefore require a new cert.pem file located in Authorize.Net’s Git...

AdamT
Moderator

Update - Sandbox Maintenance Notice February 20, 2018 Locked

Previously scheduled maintenance on February 15, will now be for February 20, 2018. --------------------------- On Thursday, February 20, 2018, we will be conducting maintenance on the sandbox environment to improve performance and reliability. Begin...

RichardH
Administrator

Permanent Disablement of TLS 1.0./1.1 on February 28, 2018 Locked

On February 28, 2018, Authroize.Net will permanently disable TLS 1.0 and 1.1 connections. Please refer to our TLS FAQ for additional information. https://support.authorize.net/s/article/Authorize-Net-Support-for-SSL-TLS-FAQ

RichardH
Administrator

Temporary Disablement of TLS 1.0/1.1 on Production February 8, 2018 Locked

As you may be aware, new PCI DSS requirements state that all payment systems must disable earlier versions of TLS protocols. These older protocols, TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1, are highly vulnerable to security breaches and will be disabled by Authorize.Net ...

AdamT
Moderator

System Downtime Notification October 21, 2017 Locked

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, we will be implementing planned payment gateway updates. Beginning at 10:00 PM until 10:30 PM Pacific, the following services will be intermittently inaccessible: Follow-on transactions (voids, refunds and "Prior Author...

Aaron
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Sandbox Maintenance Notice - 2017-09-22 04:30 UTC Locked

On Thursday, September 21, 2016 (or Friday the 22nd depending on time zone), we will be conducting maintenance on the sandbox environment to improve performance and reliability. The maintenance window will begin on 22 September 04:30 UTC. That's 21 S...

RichardH
Administrator

Experiencing Sandbox Connection Issues? TLS 1.2 Is Now Required Locked

Authorize.Net now requires a TLS 1.2 connection to our developer sandbox and will require the same for production on Sept 18, 2017. Please check the code for your solutions and systems to confirm that they can default to TLS 1.2 for your API connecti...

RichardH
Administrator

HTTP GET to be Disabled in Sandbox April 12, 2017 Locked

Please see our blog post regarding removing support for HTTP GET on April 12 in the sandbox. https://community.developer.authorize.net/t5/The-Authorize-Net-Developer-Blog/HTTP-GET-Disablement-Date/ba-p/57620

RichardH
Administrator

System Downtime Notification March 12, 2017 Locked

On Sunday, March 12, 2017, we will be implementing planned payment gateway updates. Beginning at 10:00 PM until 10:30 PM Pacific time, the following services will be intermittently inaccessible: New transaction processing ("Authorization Only" and "A...

Michelle
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UPDATED: System Downtime Postponed Locked

The payment gateway updates previously planned for March 5, 2017, have been postponed. We will communicate the rescheduled date soon. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience as we work to enhance the payment ...

RichardH
Administrator

Sandbox Maintenance Thursday January 26 from 5-8pm Pacific Locked

On Thursday January 26, we will be performing sandbox maintenance. Beginning at 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Pacific time, the following services will be intermittently inaccessible: Accept.js Accept Hosted Accept Customer We apologize for any inconvenience...

Michelle
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System Downtime Rescheduled November 12, 2016 Locked

On Saturday, November 12, 2016, we will be implementing planned payment gateway updates. Beginning at 10:00 PM until 10:30 PM Pacific time, the following services will be intermittently inaccessible: New transaction processing ("Authorization Only" a...

Michelle
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UPDATED: System Downtime Postponed Locked

The payment gateway updates previously planned for October 29, 2016, have been postponed. We will communicate the rescheduled date soon. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience as we work to enhance the payme...

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