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Payment plug-ins

A payment plug-in is a self-contained software component that serves as a proxy for a payment back-end system.

A payment plug-in is responsible for these actions: approve, deposit, credit, reverse approval, reverse deposit, reverse credit. The steps are:

Although some plug-ins are provided in WebSphere Commerce, a Payment plug-in specification is available to enable plug-in writers to develop their own plug-ins. Plug-ins can be simple in nature (serving as a proxy to a payment back-end system) or more complex, such as an interface to an accounting system, or some other system that serves a particular purpose (for example, a gift certificate processing system).

The following payment plug-ins are provided:

Related tasks

Migrate from WebSphere Commerce Payments Multipayment Framework to a payment plug-in

Convert custom V5.x payment task or policy command implementations to a payment plug-in

Migrate to the WCPayments plug-in

Install a payment plug-in

Uninstall a payment plug-in

Related reference

Replacement commands for WebSphere Commerce Payments Multipayment Framework commands

Payment plug-in specification


PaymentMappings XML file


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