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Get started with Alipay+ integration

This guide provides general steps for you to go through the whole integration process. Read this topic to get started with Alipay+ integration.

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    Prepare for integration

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    To get prepared for implementing the integration, perform the following actions.

    1. 1. Sign the NDA

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      Before you take further action for integration, contact the Alipay+ BD Team to get and sign the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) so that you can acquire more support and resources from Alipay+.

    2. 2. Set up an account

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      Contact the Alipay+ Solution Architect (SA) Team and provide an email address. The Alipay+ SA Team will use this email address to help you set up an account to log in to the Alipay+ Docs Center and Alipay+ Developer Center.

    3. 3. Get the integration guides

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      Once the account for you is set up, you can log in to Alipay+ Docs Center and read the integration guides. They will help you to go through various Alipay+ products and understand integration workflows.

    4. 4. Plan for your integration

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      After reading the integration guides, work with the Alipay+ SA Team to make an integration plan. The Alipay+ SA Team will help you figure out the integration scope, for example, which capabilities are required to be integrated and which are optional.

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    Develop and integrate

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    Alipay+ provides Alipay+ Developer Center and other tools to help you facilitate application development and integration. Follow the instructions described in the Alipay+ Developer Center User Guide to perform the self-integration process, which includes the main steps below.

    1. 1. Log in

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      Use the account that is set in the previous step to log in to the Alipay+ Developer Center.

    2. 2. Create an application

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      Create an application and specify the product to be integrated based on your business requirements.

      a. Fill in the application information.

      b. Select products.

      c. Check the application information.

      d. Select features for products.

    3. 3. Develop in the sandbox

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      After creating the application, you can simulate and test open APIs in the sandbox environment, so that the application can go live more efficiently and smoothly.

      a. Acquire sandbox resources.

      b. Configure the sandbox.

      c. Develop and test in the sandbox.

    4. 4. Conduct sandbox acceptance testing

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      Only when all required test cases are passed in the sandbox environment, you can launch the application into production.

      a. Check the sandbox configurations.

      b. Perform testing with test cases provided by Alipay+.

    5. 5. Launch into production

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      Before launching your application to the production environment, contact the Alipay+ SA Team to complete the following two tasks:

      • Provide the integration information for Alipay+, which includes:
        • The MPP name and logo¬†to be displayed on the merchant cashier page
        • An outgoing IP address for Alipay+ API calls
        • API endpoints where Alipay+ calls APIs
        • An outgoing IP address for the Alipay+ SFTP server
      • Obtain the integration information from Alipay+, which includes:
        • An SFTP account and password to download reconciliation reports

      When you are ready, launch the application into the production environment.

      a. Configure the production environment.

      b. Launch the application on Alipay+ Developer Center.

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    Conduct production acceptance testing

    Once you launch your project, contact the Alipay+ SA Team for production acceptance testing.

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    Start your business

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    Once your application has been activated for business, notify Alipay+ so that Alipay+ can monitor your system's behavior and check for any unpredictable errors that might affect your business.