We have received word that Authorize.net is switching to using Akamai services to interface with their current system in order to avoid future downtime when they are performing maintenance actions and updates.

Because of the seamless way they’re implementing the changes, you could easily make NO changes to your Zen Cart files and things will work just fine.  There may be a delay and some downtime when they do updates, but that should be minimal and probably not any different from what your site already experiences.

To see if you are using Authorize.net, in your Zen Cart admin go to Modules>Payment and look at the top two authorize.net lines and see if you have a green light to the right of them.  If you do, you are using Authorize.net.  If the buttons are red, you are NOT using Authorize.net

If you wish to make the changes Authorize.net is suggesting in order to benefit from their updates sooner and avoid downtime during maintenance, there is a small change that needs to be made in your Zen Cart files.  If you want to do this yourself, you can find information on what to change at the Zen Cart website here

If you would like for us to make this change for you, our charge is $25 which is our minimum troubleshooting charge.  Please be SURE to click the blue button on the checkout success page to go to our data collection site and correctly fill out the Module Installation form if you place an order for us to perform the work for you.

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