Generate CyberSource Security Keys

CyberSource requires a security key be sent with each transaction for authentication purposes.

  1. Go to the appropriate Business Center and log in with your Username and Password.
  2. In the left navigation menu, select "Payment Configuration" and then "Key Management".

Generate Security Keys, Step 1

  1. Click the Generate Key button.

Generate Security Keys, Step 2

  1. Select "Transaction Processing" as the type of key, then click "Next Step".

Generate Security Keys, Step 3

  1. Select "SOAP" as the key type, then click "Submit".

Generate Security Keys, Step 4

  1. Download the generated key and save the file on your computer. This will be the only time you can view this key in the Business Center. You can also copy the text of the key from this screen.

Generate Security Keys, Step 5

Once generated, you will need to add this value to the WSPASS field in the CTICFGMCH DB2 file along with the merchant ID. You can do this using the UPDDTA command, or any other utility you may be comfortable with for direct DB2 file modification.

The record you create or modify should look similar to the below. You will need to do this for each merchant ID you have, for each environment (test or live/production).

ikrengel   ikrengel   9uU+8Ob9S+V+z0s6TotF6Jx4VyKpkSOAiNA6Mm...