Article ID: 7044, created on Dec 22, 2009, last review on Aug 4, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • H-Sphere 3.3


Transactions in are authorized but never captured.

Log file contains a line like:
Error processing credit card: This transaction cannot be accepted.


The prior_auth_capture function used by Parallels H-Sphere is no longer supported by the SIM protocol.


Install the Authorize payment gateway package which does not use pre-auth.

Download custom package AuthorizeNetSIMWithoutPreauth-0.1-7.hsp available at and install it using the following command: # java --package=AuthorizeNetSIMWithoutPreauth-0.1-7.hsp
(See for details on custom package installation.)

Switch to the new payment gateway:

1. Go to Settings - Payment Settings - Merchant Gateway.
2. Select the new gateway under the "Add new gateway" section and click "Add".
3. Fill in the gateway settings and press "Submit".
4. Select the new gateway under the "Set active" section and click "Activate".

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