AlexStudio Posted December 14, 2006 Author Share Posted December 14, 2006 Sorry guys, I didn't check this thread for a while because the board didn't notice me for new posts. :: 1. When I make a test order on my live store, it works but I always get (and customer will see) "PayPal IPN Invalid [Completed]" in the order comments. See the weird output in the order history? Is that normal? Why does it say "PayPal IPN Invalid (completed)?" That's weird! Something seems amiss... : : It works but screwy and I don't think the invalid is supposed to be coming back to me. I do receive the payment and the orders come through, customer can download, etc. but thinking this isn't right. Explanation? I got this weird invalid but completed Paypal feedback before. I fixed that problem in my store by setting up both in IPN module and PayPal account profile to accept US$ only. From then on, no such feedback anymore. I don't know if this is the case in your settings, but worth trying. 2. My next question is regarding SSL and all the unexplained (in the instructions) fields in the lower half of the PayPal IPN settings page, such as private key, public certificate, paypals public certificate, etc.. What I am wondering is how necessary is it that I use SSL for PayPal IPN? First I would need to allow my site to use SSL right? What information is or is not being encrypted by this control? If it's credit card numbers then I don't know why anyone would run a site not using ssl. If it's just order details being passed unencrypted then well, no biggie but still might be worth protecting. So if I do decide to use SSL, do I need to use all of these? Just one? Which one I have no idea.. I am running several sites all using the same PayPal account so I don't want to mess up my other sites by locking myself into only being able to run one (paypal ipn using and ssl enabled) site. The SSL part in INP module is for PayPal payments' data encryption. It works separately with your site's certifications, but if you already have a SSL secured website, you can use the installed openSSL lib for IPN module. To use SSL or not is all up to you. All data sent by IPN module, with your customers' personal info and the orders' details, will be encrypted. Worth protecting? You decide. Actually I have step-by-step instructions regarding how to setup SSL with IPN module. I believe it's in the 3rd post of this thread. Quote Super Download Shop, PayPal Express Checkout IPN, Selling Downloads, Visual Validation (preventing robotic flood), phpBB2 Integration Yes, I'm willing to help, but please ask in the right place. Think twice before trying to PM me, it might be ignored. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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