Frequently Asked Questions

How does the API Reference page work?

This 5-minute tutorial video explains the features of the API Reference.

 

What are best practices for communicating with CyberSource servers?

You are responsible for maintaining communication with CyberSource Servers.

Set your client applications that communicate with CyberSource to direct requests to a host name and not an IP address.

For more information, see best practices for communicating with CyberSource.

 

What are the upcoming features in the CyberSource REST API roadmap?

Please visit our API Evolution Guide to get the latest information on upcoming features.

 

What does a particular error or response code mean?

CyberSource's Response Code page provides status, reason, error, and response code information.

 

Must I use an SDK to integrate with CyberSource.com?

No. For your convenience, CyberSource provides SDKs for several popular development languages and environments, but in some cases it might make more sense to code a custom solution with direct API requests to our endpoints. Our API documentation can help you create your own solutions. Our API reference includes the operations and fields we currently support.

 

How can I build PCI-compliant sites and apps?

CyberSource's Flex Microform solution provides tools to build PCI-compliant sites and apps. To understand all of the options available to you, see our Flex Microform Documentation.

 

Where can I find CyberSource's SOAP API integration documentation?

Please visit the API Support Status section of the API Evolution Guide.