The Cardinal Centinel App is available in your cart so that you can add another layer of security to your payment transactions. You can sign up for an account here.


Applies to Version(s): 3.9.0 or Current

Complexity Level: Easy

Estimated Time for Completion: 5 minutes 


In this article, you will learn:

Enabling Cardinal Centinel App

Enabling Cardinal Commerce on Authorize.Net


Enabling Cardinal Centinel App


    1. In your control panel, go to Apps > App Center.

app center

    2. Find Cardinal Centinel in the App Center and click to open.

cardinal centinel app

    3. Click the Enable button.

enable button

    4. Enter your Cardinal commerce URL, Processor Identification Code, Merchant Identification Code, and Transaction password. Then, click Activate.

activate cardinal centinel app


Enabling Cardinal Commerce on Authorize.Net

Before you can enable Cardinal Commerce on Authorize.net, you will need to set up Authorize.Net here


    1. Navigate to Settings > Payments & taxes > Payment methods.

    2. Under Third-Party Payment Providers, select Authorize.Net CIM from the drop-down menu by clicking the Setup button.select payment provider    3. Type in your Login and Transaction Key then click the Activate button. 

activate authorize.net cim payment method

    4. Once activated, go to Other Payment Methods tab and click the edit button beside Authorize.Net CIM. 

edit button

    5. Under Advanced Settings, set Enable Cardinal Centinel to Yes. After making your changes, click Save. 

enable cardinal centinel on authorize.net cim



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