API End Points and Authentication
API End Points
All partial URLs are specified relative to one of these two end points:
Your backend system needs to authenticate itself to use the platform APIs. You can create the following credentials in the Gateway Manager (see herehow):
- TheapiIdentifieridentifies your backend on the platform and is tied to a set of permissions you are allowed to perform on the API. They usually include managing merchants, managing readers, registering transactions and querying transactions.
- TheapiSecretKeyensures that it is really you who is using theapiIdentifier.
For each HTTP request your backend makes to the platform API, make sure to send the following
You will receive a separate pair of
apiSecretKeyfor both the test and the live platform. Make sure to use the right pair depending on whether you want to perform test or live transactions.