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Soap API v1.2


Run an authorization only transaction.


This method is equivalent to running the runTransaction method with the Command set to “AuthOnly.”

It will run an authorization check on a customer's credit card or checking account without actually charging the customer's account.

See also runTransaction, runQuickSale, voidTransaction, runCredit, runSale



Type Name Description
ueSecurityToken Token Merchant security token: used to identify merchant and validate transaction.
TransactionRequestObject Params Transaction details from all fields of the transaction form, including reference number, transaction amount, customer ID, currency, authorization code, and any other information entered at the time of the transaction.

Return Value

TransactionResponse Returns a TransactionResponse object containing the results of the transaction and all relevant data.



For directions on how to set up the WSDL link, create “$token” and “$client”, go to SOAP PHP How-to.

try {
    'AccountHolder' => 'Tester Jones',
    'Details' => array(
      'Description' => 'Example Transaction',
      'Amount' => '4.00',
      'Invoice' => '44539'
    'CreditCardData' => array(
      'CardNumber' => '4444555566667779',
      'CardExpiration' => '0909',
      'AvsStreet' => '1234 Main Street',
      'AvsZip' => '99281',
      'CardCode' => '999'
  $res=$client->runAuthOnly($token, $Request);
catch (SoapFault $e)  {
  echo $client->__getLastRequest();
  echo $client->__getLastResponse();
  die("QuickSale failed :" .$e->getMessage());


For directions on how to set up the WSDL link, create “token” and “client”, go to Visual Basic .Net Soap How-to.

        Dim tran As usaepay.TransactionRequestObject = New usaepay.TransactionRequestObject
        tran.CreditCardData = New usaepay.CreditCardData
        tran.CreditCardData.CardNumber = "4444555566667779"
        tran.CreditCardData.CardExpiration = "0913"
        tran.CreditCardData.CardCode = "999"
        tran.Details = New usaepay.TransactionDetail
        tran.Details.Amount = 9.02
        tran.Details.AmountSpecified = True
        tran.Details.Invoice = "434534"
        tran.Details.Description = "Example transaction"
        Dim response As usaepay.TransactionResponse
        response = client.runAuthOnly(token, tran)
        If response.ResultCode = "A" Then
            MsgBox("Transaction Approved, Refernce Number: " & response.RefNum)
        ElseIf response.ResultCode = "D" Then
            MsgBox("Transaction Declined, Reason: " & response.Error)
            MsgBox("Transaction Error, Reason: " & response.Error)
        End If


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<SOAP-ENV:Envelope xmlns:SOAP-ENV="" 
xmlns:ns1="urn:usaepay" xmlns:xsd="" 
<Token xsi:type="ns1:ueSecurityToken">
<ClientIP xsi:type="xsd:string"></ClientIP>
<PinHash xsi:type="ns1:ueHash">
<HashValue xsi:type="xsd:string">0cdd25e0035987e3f1f468027d269db9be939a51</HashValue>
<Seed xsi:type="xsd:string">1193442346579637515</Seed>
<Type xsi:type="xsd:string">sha1</Type>
<SourceKey xsi:type="xsd:string">HB4P7C4K2w2ZCQQQXRqrxDj6agrS2NIT</SourceKey>
<Params xsi:type="ns1:TransactionRequestObject">
<AccountHolder xsi:type="xsd:string">Tester Jones</AccountHolder>
<CreditCardData xsi:type="ns1:CreditCardData">
<AvsStreet xsi:type="xsd:string">1234 Main Street</AvsStreet>
<AvsZip xsi:type="xsd:string">99281</AvsZip>
<CardCode xsi:type="xsd:string">999</CardCode>
<CardExpiration xsi:type="xsd:string">0909</CardExpiration>
<CardNumber xsi:type="xsd:string">4444555566667779</CardNumber>
<Details xsi:type="ns1:TransactionDetail">
<Amount xsi:type="xsd:double">4</Amount>
<Description xsi:type="xsd:string">Example Transaction</Description>
<Invoice xsi:type="xsd:string">44539</Invoice>

Change History

Version Change
1.0 Method added in soap v1.0
developer/soap/methods/runauthonly.1246558064.txt.gz · Last modified: 2009/07/02 11:07 by epouchak

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