Maintenance and Release Notes

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Transactions Tag Value Upgrade

  • As Payeezy Gateway continues to grow, there is a need to upgrade the transaction_tag; upon completion of the upgrade, all new transactions will be above the value listed below.  
    • comma value 4,300,000,000
    • actual transaction_tag format 4300000000

The upgrade will take place on the following environments and dates listed:

  • Cert – 03/07/2019
  • Demo – 03/21/ 2019
  • Production – 06/19/2019


May 15, 2019

  • The Payeezy Gateway will perform its annual application maintenance on the primary site; clients may experience a service interruption during regular maintenance windows up to 5 minutes in production.



  • Gift Solutions, SCV, EAN gift cards activation and Pinless support via the HCO
    • EAN (Extended Account Number)
    • SCV (Security Card Value)




October 25, 2018

  • The Payeezy Gateway performed new security requirements related to active sessions; RPM users may receive email notifications as a result of these improvements reminding them that the sharing of user accounts and/or credentials is not permitted and will be restricted.


October 10, 2018

  • The Payeezy Gateway performed its annual application maintenance on the alternate site; where clients might have seen a service interruption during regular maintenance windows up to 5 minutes in production.


Annual Digital Certificates Renewal for Certification (CERT), Demo & Production;

  • Payeezy Gateway Support Teams renewed the Digital Certificates for Cert, Demo, and Production environments on the scheduled dates; for additional details, Click here

Environments                Link to the environments                       Deployment Date

CERT                     08/22/2018

Demo                     08/29/2018

Production                      09/19/2018


 August 28, 2018

  • Payeezy Gateway ended support of Internet Explorer version 10 (IE10) and older Internet Explorer web browser versions connecting to Real-Time Payment manager (RPM). For a list of supported web browsers please click Here.


July 18, 2018

  • The Payeezy Gateway performed its annual application maintenance; where clients might have seen a service interruption during regular maintenance windows up to 5 minutes in production.



July 18, 2018 

  • The Payeezy Gateway Support Teams performed a service impacting maintenance during the normal maintenance window to implement security related upgrades. During this time, clients may have experienced a brief (less than 5 minutes) service interruption when attempting to process transactions via the Payeezy Gateway.


June 27, 2018

  • The Payeezy Gateway performed service impacting maintenance to implement security related updates. Payeezy Gateway Demo environment will be unavailable for approximately 20 minutes while Support Teams complete the maintenance upgrade.


April 25, 2018

  • The Payeezy Gateway performed an application maintenance; where clients could have seen a service interruption during regular maintenance windows up to 5 minutes in production.


April 05, 2018

  • Visa Store Credentials was successfully deployed, for additional details Click here.


March 07, 2018

  • Payeezy Gateway Production Digital Certificates Renewal was successfully completed for the Production environment. This upgrade applies to clients clients coming via the Web-Service API integration and store the certificate in their certificate store. For additional details Click here


February 20, 2018

  • Gift Solutions, formally known and ValueLink, is First Data’s proprietary gift card solution. Gift Cards from each of the three Gift Card tiers (Small Merchant Business, Commercial Mid-Market and Enterprise) are supported with the Payeezy Gateway; for additional details Click Here


February 07, 2018

  • Apple Pay Web
    • Apple Pay web provides an easy and secure way to pay with an iOS or watchOS device while shopping websites on a Safari browser. This feature will require MacOS Sierra or higher, iOS 10 devices or watchOS 3, but merchants do not need to have an Apple device in order process Apple Pay transacations. for additional details Click here

January 24, 2018

  • Payeezy Gateway Security Protocol Update for the TLS v1.2


Service Impacting Maintenance

  • The Payeezy Gateway performed a service impacting maintenance during the normal maintenance window to implement security related upgrades. During the maintenance windows, the Payeezy Gateway Demo and Certification environments were unavailable for transaction processing for approximately 5 minutes.  
    • Certification (CERT) - Completed 01/17/2018
    • Demo Environment - Completed 01/18/2018
    • Note: No impact to the Production Environment



  • Payeezy Gateway Annual Digital Certificates Renewal for Demo & Certification (CERT)
    • Environments          Link to the environments               
      • Demo       
      • CERT             
      • for additional details, Click here


October 26, 2017

  • Masterpass is auto-enabled via the Hosted Checkout, Web-Service API support is available for a direct integration with MasterCard.


October 25, 2017

  • Scheduled maintenance successfully deployed


August 09, 2017

  • Transaction_Tag Value Upgrade
  • The Gateway will perform a maintenance upgrade on the Transaction_Tag values during regular maintenance window; to understand the purpose of the Transaction Tag values, please read section 5 Response Properties under the Payeezy Gateway API Integration Manual Payeezy Web-Service API


July 06, 2017

  • Annual Production SSL Certificate Update

June 21, 2017 

  • Gateway will perform its annual disaster recovery test and move traffic back to the primary site during regular maintenance window

April 06, 2017

March 30, 2017

  • Masterpass auto-enabled for Hosted Checkout and WS-API support available *postponed*

March 21, 2017

March 15, 2017

  • Gateway performed its annual disaster recovery test and failover to the alternate site during the regular maintenance window

March 14, 2017

February 2, 2017

November 10, 2016

September 29, 2016

August 30, 2016

August 14, 2014

  • CAPTCHA enabled for DonateNow/PayNow and Hosted Checkout Payment Pages

March 25, 2014

December 17, 2013

  • Internet Explorer 11 Support

December 03, 2013

November 05, 2013

November 05, 2013

October 29, 2013

October 17, 2013

October 03, 2013

March 26, 2013

  • Payment Type Ordering in Hosted Checkout
  • Customer Name Added to Receipts

 October 16, 2012 - 18399

  • Relay Response Retry in Hosted Checkout
  • Hosted Checkout Mobile Optimization
  • Settlement Multi-Cuts Capability
  • Settlement Updates
  • Web Service API HMAC Hash
  • Web Service API Password Strengthening
  • MasterCard Fraud Reversal

June 27th, 2012 - 17575

  • Spanish Translations
  • Soft Descriptor functionality enhancements
  • Self-service Demo
  • Mobile support
  • AVS and CVV functionality enhancements
  • Chain/Outlet setting realignment
  • Reporting API enhancements
  • ECI enhancements

April 3rd, 2012 - 16571

  • Retail Card Swipe Capability
  • PayPal integration through Web Service API & Hosted Checkout
  • Receipt Printing via the PosiFlex 8800 Receipt Printer

January 24th, 2012 - Version 15979

  • $0 Pre-Authorizations through Payment Pages
  • POS, Read Only and Merchant roles can now view their "Recurring Enabled" status
  • Mail-order/telephone-order terminals with CVV2 support enabled can now be used for Recurring
  • Merchant Administrators can now manage the "Recurring Enabled" setting for their users

September 29th, 2011 - Version 15366

  • ValueLink

September 13th, 2011 - Version 15253

  • TransArmor
  • Receipt Localization
  • API: Level 3 Processing
  • API: version 9 introduction

July 14th, 2011 - Version 14734

  • RPM : remove 3-D Secure Processor ID field from UI

July 5th, 2011 - Version 14665

  • Paypal
  • Payer Authentication (3-D Secure/Verified-by-Visa)
  • Transaction Edit and Re-Process
  • Quick-Key support for Cardholder Name
  • $0 Authorizations
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