Each Ratepay Payment API response contains at least three items of processing information: Status, Result and Reason. Merchants should log this status information for each single Ratepay operation.
The status code indicates if the gateway was technically able to process the operation or not.
The result code is a three-digit number that specifies the result of the processed operation, e.g. "success" or "failure".
The reason code is a number containing more-detailed information on why the transaction was successful or failed, e. g. “Request successful” or “Authentication failed”.
Most gateway responses containing a customer message that can be shown to the customer.
<reason code="700">Request successful</reason>
<result code="402">Transaction result pending</result>
<customer-message>The verification was successful. Thank you for choosing open invoice as your preferred method of payment.</customer-message>
In the example above you see: