API Token Authorizations
An application authorization or API Access Token is a unique generated token that authorizes a third-party application to consume the SmarterCommerce PayCloud API services. It can be enabled or disabled at any time or configured to expire in a future date.
Add a New API Token Authorization
To request the creation of a new API Token Authorization for your company workspace contact SmarterCommerce SERVICEplus support or your company local administrator which will create a request with SmarterCommerce SERVICEplus support. Once a new API Token Authorization has been created and is Active you will be able to utilize it to consume the SmarterCommerce PayCloud API services. All communications with the SmarterCommerce PayCloud API services require a valid/active API Token. It is recommended that API Tokens used for live production environments not be shared with development/testing environments. Additionally, when possible it is recommended that each source of communication (JD Edwards applications and reports vs. 3rd party solutions such as an ecommerce web site or point of sale solution) with the SmarterCommerce PayCloud API services have it own valid/active API Token.
Edit or Copy the API Token Authorization
When the Edit action is pressed the API Token Authorization may be copied or shared emailed). Valid/active API Tokens must be configured in the applications initiating communication with the SmarterCommerce PayCloud API services as they are required to communicate authenticated requests to the PayCloud API services.
Expiration of API Tokens
As company workspace administrators or users of the SmarterCommerce PayCloud API services it is imperative to take note of the API Token Expires On date. It is you responsibility to contact SmarterCommerce SERVICEplus Support in advance of the expiration date to reset and extend the expiration date of the API Token if it will continue to be utilized. An API Token that has expired will cease to function properly and communication with the SmarterCommerce PayCloud API services will be broken.