Release: Amazon Flexible Payments Service on 2008-09-04

Release Notes>Amazon FPS>Release: Amazon Flexible Payments Service on 2008 09 04
This is a significant upgrade of Amazon FPS and PayNow Widgets.It includes several new features, has improved throughput, and resolvesseveral long-standing issues. Even though the WSDL version has not changed, there are minor updates to the WSDL and you should get the updates to take advantage of the new features.


Submitted By: tedataws
Release Date: September 4, 2008 12:00 AM GMT
Latest Version: 2008-09-04
Latest WSDL:
Created On: May 14, 2008 12:12 AM GMT
Last Updated: September 11, 2008 6:45 PM GMT

New Features

Feature Description
Soft Descriptor Customizations Soft Descriptor Customizations allow you to create your own static or dynamic strings that appear on a customer's credit card statement. In addition, you can determine whether the caller or recipient customer service number appears on the customer's statement.
Instant Payment Notification Instant Payment Notification sends HTTP POST notifications to a URL that you specify. Notifications are sent for asynchronous transactions (success, failure, temporarily declined), just as they are for GetResults and web service notifications. Additionally, you can use IPN in conjunction with polling (GetResults) or web service notifications. IPN supports HTTP and HTTPS protocols.

Known Issues

Issue Description Impact
IPN Message Signatures The message signature is not sent if you are using the SOAP protocol to call FPS API actions. Use HTTPS to receive IPN notifications.

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