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Sandbox Statistics, Transactions, Goal Bars

by SMP1977 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:20 am

Good Day,

First off please forgive my ignorance, i am very new to the sandbox thing and i may be missing something glaringly obvious but i am going to try my best to describe what i am running into.

I just added the ppde2.0.1 extension to my forum and have it looking how i think it should look, and i have tested it in the sandbox environment under the founder only sandbox and all transactions have gone through and have been successful. However. Here are a few things i noticed that make me feel like something could be wrong?
  • None of the sandbox statistics are populating in the overview page in the ACP? I have done multiple sandbox donations both with my own accounts and with the accounts that were provided in the FAQ page of this extension. Still nothing.
  • The donating sandbox accounts (on paypal) seem to show a balance that appears as though the transactions worked, but the receiving accounts do not show any sign of cash coming in. on the other hand in developers dashboard when i view the notifications for each of the sandbox accounts it looks like everything is coming and going accordingly??
  • The Donations Goal / Received graphs do not update with each sandbox transaction? Is this normal? With the regular transactions when this goes live will those graphical bars be populated automatically or will those features need to be manually entered via the settings in the ACP
  • I have the Notify site admin and donor option set to yes however i am not really seeing these notifications ? Are they supposed to pop up in the forum? Or just via email?
Thanks in advance. Really sorry for bothering you if i am missing something totally obvious.
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Re: Sandbox Statistics, Transactions, Goal Bars

by Skouat » Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:40 am

Hi,

Sandbox is in place just to validate that your board is able to receive transactions.
So, only a few features are available when you use Sandbox:
  • Transactions logs
  • Sandbox Overview Stats.
All other IPN features are not available.

Please, can you confirm that transactions are logged in the transaction log?
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Re: Sandbox Statistics, Transactions, Goal Bars

by SMP1977 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:34 pm

Skouat wrote:Hi,

Sandbox is in place just to validate that your board is able to receive transactions.
So, only a few features are available when you use Sandbox:
  • Transactions logs
  • Sandbox Overview Stats.
All other IPN features are not available.

Please, can you confirm that transactions are logged in the transaction log?
None of the sandbox transactions are appearing in the transaction log? :?

I also notice this morning that the sand box statistics i referenced in the OP are no longer in the overview tab?? Maybe this is because i have now the extension disabled for the time being via ACP>EXTENSIONS>PAYPAL DONATIONS>GENERAL SETTINGS
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Re: Sandbox Statistics, Transactions, Goal Bars

by SMP1977 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:38 pm

Ok i think i have solved some of the mystery. I had the sandbox set to founder only sandbox but i was testing with a bunch of dummy accounts in different groups. I just tried one again after re enabling the extension under the admin account i use, (i didn't do this the other day) and i see a transaction in the transaction log and it is now showing in the statistics as well. I did another in non USD and it is showing up as pending right now.

It think this is how it should all be running ?
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Re: Sandbox Statistics, Transactions, Goal Bars

by Skouat » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:20 pm

SMP1977 wrote: I did another in non USD and it is showing up as pending right now.

It think this is how it should all be running ?
Pending transaction means you must go on your PayPal account to check the transaction.
Once the transaction will be approved on PayPal, the pending status will be replaced with "completed"
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Re: Sandbox Statistics, Transactions, Goal Bars

by SMP1977 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:41 pm

Skouat wrote:
SMP1977 wrote: I did another in non USD and it is showing up as pending right now.

It think this is how it should all be running ?
Pending transaction means you must go on your PayPal account to check the transaction.
Once the transaction will be approved on PayPal, the pending status will be replaced with "completed"
Ok thank you skouat! I think i am making progress with the testing. I will wait a few more days before going live with it and i can test it a bit more.
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