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'Authorization Service' is Offline When the Pinpad Device Times Out at the Swipe Card Prompt (Doc ID 2014154.1)

Last updated on APRIL 20, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Retail Point-of-Service - Version 13.4.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to complete credit/debit tenders with ACI PINComm and a timeout occurs due to no card swipe on the device, 'Authorization is offline' message appears, the Authorization Service status changes to Offline, and the following error occurs:

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Select F3 POS and Enter an item
  2. Select 'F6 Tender' and then 'F4 Credit/Debit'
  3. Wait for the timeout period that is set in the below section of the pinCommConfig.xml to be reached
  4. Once the timeout is reached, the 'Authorization Offline' screen is displayed




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