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    do you have an example of successful paypal recurring payment integration?

    Asked by drazek on June 29, 2015 at 06:53 PM

    we spent a lot of time troubleshooting the forms just to find out it won't work

    getting error - DPRP is disabled for this merchant

    i understand this is on paypals side, but do you have anyone that this has worked for?  i don't want to find out from paypal they don't support this anymore and tell me to use payment flow or something similar

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    Answered by EltonCris on June 29, 2015 at 11:17 PM


    Unfortunately we do not have examples if you are talking about the live recurring payments. However, any Paypal payments available in the Payment Tools should work once configured properly. You can also run a test using sandbox mode if you want to make a test payment. 

    About the error you have mentioned, this article will probably help. You are right that it should be enabled on your Paypal account. https://www.paypal-community.com/t5/About-Payments-Archive/DPRP-is-disabled-for-this-merchant-ShortMessage-DPRP-is-disabled/td-p/654451


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    Answered by drazek on June 30, 2015 at 02:36 PM

    found couple extra problems

    turning on sandbox messes up api credentials so when you test you get error:

    Security error Security header is not valid

    screenshot of integration test with sandbox DISABLED



    screenshot of integration test with sandbox ENABLED


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike on June 30, 2015 at 03:56 PM

    The PayPal sandbox integration will not accept your regular API credentials.

    If you would like to test the integration in sandbox mode, you will need to use sandbox credentials.

    Sandbox accounts are crated via https://developer.paypal.com, and managed via https://developer.paypal.com and https://www.sandbox.paypal.com. You will also need to enable the DPRP for your sandbox pro account if you would like to test the recurring payments.