[On-Rev] post tData to URL "https"

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Sun Jun 27 14:49:09 EDT 2010


A good 90% of finding a solution is to just define the problem and put it
into words. That stirs the memory process deeper and one starts thinking
more out of the box.

This happens to me all the time. Many times I  have deleted a post to this
forum after writing it - after figuring it out.

On 27 June 2010 08:58, Scott Morrow <scott at elementarysoftware.com> wrote:

> Of course, Andre Garzia has already published a robust solution.  How is it
> that after 2 days, I find his solution (already on my drive) only a few
> moments after posting here!  I don't have it working yet but  < get URL >
> followed by < put it > looks like my friend :  )
> So, thanks Andre!
>
> -Scott
>
> On Jun 27, 2010, at 7:59 AM, Scott Morrow wrote:
>
> > I'm trying to set up my On-Rev account to use PayPal's IPN system which
> requires replying to a message that PayPal sends to me.  Using their sandbox
> I can receive and parse the PayPal message but can't figure out how to send
> it back properly. If I paste the string my script constructs into a web
> browser I get the correct response from PayPal.  Unfortunately, I can't seem
> to do this directly from an irev script.  I'm using:
> >
> > post tData to URL "https://www.sandbox.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr"
> >
> > Of course it could certainly be pilot error, (I'm not too sure about
> applying headers, among other things) but messages on the forum seemed to
> indicate that some folks thought the problem was having an "https" URL
> >
> > I read the message from Mark Waddingham suggesting that this had been
> fixed but I don't know enough about "https" to be sure if it applies to this
> situation. Nor can I tell from the forums whether anyone ever got this to
> work... or if there is some alternate method.  Any suggestion welcome.
> >
> > Scott Morrow
> >
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