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Please am new to oscommerce, please can someone direct me to Where I can locate the following information

Your Private Key

The location of your Private Key to use for signing the data. (*.pem)

Your Public Certificate

The location of your Public Certificate to use for signing the data. (*.pem)


PayPals Public Certificate

The location of the PayPal Public Certificate for encrypting the data.


Your PayPal Public Certificate ID

The Certificate ID to use from your PayPal Encrypted Payment Settings Profile.


Working Directory

The working directory to use for temporary files. (trailing slash needed)


Page Style

The page style to use for the transaction procedure (defined at your PayPal Profile page)

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If I'm not wrong, it goes like this:


The info about Your Private Key and Your Public Certificate refers to the SSL certificate that you should have installed for your domain. Once you have your SSL certificate installed, the location of the certificate and the key should be available somewhere in your control panel (maybe under "domain info" or something similar).


The info for Paypal comes from PayPal. Once you sign up for a Business account with them, you'll have acces to the necessary info for getting their certificate and key.


Here are some guidelines:




This is the PayPal IPN Module Support, I would suggest you to browse all the posts.

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