What does Authorization only does? Paypal Integration

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    Raymond_Brett
    Asked on November 12, 2021 at 10:12 AM

    In the first section under additional gateway settings, there is the following question "Authorization Only". You have to tick yes or no. What does this do?

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    Harvey_N
    Answered on November 12, 2021 at 10:41 AM

    Hello,

    The "Authorization Only" option allows you to capture the user's payment submission and have them charge at a later time. It is like an option to be able to reserve payment if you wish.

    You can follow this guide to know more about Payment Authorization:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/292-how-to-enable-payment-authorization/

    I hope this helps.

    Let us know if you have any questions.

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    Raymond_Brett
    Answered on November 12, 2021 at 11:55 AM
    Thank you for quick response. What does "IPN Relay URL" do?
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    parker
    Answered on November 12, 2021 at 12:51 PM

    Hello,

    IPN(instant payment notifcation) relay is a way for PayPal to send IPN data to a URL of yours.

    You can find out more about IPN here by scrolling down to the section on it.

    https://www.jotform.com/help/272-paypal-incomplete-payments-faq/

    You do not need this if you already enabled IPN in your PayPal account. You can just leave the IPN Relay URL blank. Here's how to enable IPN in PayPal:

    How-to-Enable-IPN-on-your-Paypal-Account