Author Topic: How do I set up a gateway?  (Read 9202 times)


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How do I set up a gateway?
« on: August 14, 2008, 08:53:59 am »
I don't see anywhere in my admin where I select a gateway. Where is that? I want to set the store up to work with Are there instructions somewhere? Is there someone who is an expert with Virtuemart that I can hire to help me with this store? I'm finding it difficult to configure.


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Re: How do I set up a gateway?
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2008, 02:38:41 am »
I also need to learn how to do this for


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Re: How do I set up a gateway?
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2008, 22:47:24 pm »
Hopefully somebody with more experience will reply, but I know if you go to the VirtueMart admin > Store > List Payment Methods > the one called "Credit Card" with code: "AN" is the Authorize.Net payment method module.

You need a merchant account with Authorize.Net, which is set up at  I'm not sure how to set up said account, as I've never actually had to do it myself.  Once you get the A.N merchant account set up, they will give you all the numbers and info you'll need to set up the AN payment method module in VirtueMart.

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Re: How do I set up a gateway?
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2008, 23:25:40 pm »
What are you finding difficult? 

Have you gone into list payment methods - select the credit card (an) coding - then click the 2nd tab for configuration.  Enter your information there.
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Re: How do I set up a gateway?
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2008, 21:43:13 pm »
Curious if I can/should set up a SSL site/certificate for VM when using  Would it matter if purchases might be forwarded to their site anyway?  Is the same with Paypal? 

Finally, does anyone know the turnaround time for (merchant & gateway)  service...3 days...3 weeks like 2Checkout?