Connect PayPal in the sandbox environment

  • By default reference transactions are enabled in the Rebilly sandbox environment.
  • Connecting a PayPal gateway account in the sandbox environment requires sandbox credentials from PayPal.

Locate your sandbox log in credentials

  1. Log into your PayPal account .
  2. In the top right of the screen, click Developer .
  3. In the top right of the screen, in the bottom corner, click your initials, then click My account .
  4. In the left navigation bar, in the Sandbox section, click Accounts .
  5. In the manage account column, on the your account, click Three dots icon , then click View/edit account .
  6. Take note of the information in the Email ID , and System generated password fields.

Create a sandbox PayPal gateway account in Rebilly

  1. Log in to the Rebilly sandbox environment .
  2. In the left navigation bar, click settings icon , then click Gateway accounts .
  3. Click Add Gateway Account .
  4. Create a new PayPal gateway account by going to Settings > Gateway accounts > Add gateway account .
  5. Configure your currencies and any advanced configuration then click Save .
  6. You will be redirected to log into your PayPal account. Locate the sandbox credentials you saved earlier. Enter them to connect your PayPal Sandbox account.
  7. Select PayPal .
  8. In the Gateway Account ID field, enter a unique alphanumeric value. Use a value that is recognizable in your reports. This ID is used in other configuration screens, and is how this account is referenced within the API.
  9. In the Select currencies field, enter the currencies that your PayPal account supports.
  10. Optionally, configure advanced gateway settings .
  11. Click Save gateway account .
  12. You are redirected to a PayPal login screen. To connect your PayPal account, enter your business PayPal account credentials.
  13. Perform test transactions .