Forte Payment Processing Setup
In order to process payments through VitaLogics you need to enter four security credentials from the forte account using this website https://www.forte.net/
Merchant ID: This the unique merchant ID provided by forte when the clinic was approved for payment processing. It should be included in the "welcome letter" from forte/ACH direct.
Processing/Real Time Password: This also should be included in the welcome letter. There will be 3 passwords included in the email. Be sure to use the Processing/Real Time Password". Also note that this is not the same password they use to log in to the forte website.
API Login Key: You can generate a key by logging in to the forte website. Instructions will follow.
Secure Transaction Key: You can generate a key by logging in to the forte website . Select Merchant and Log in. Follow instructions on site.
Step 1: Log in to VitaLogics and Verify Payments Processing is Enabled
Once you log in to VitaLogics, go to Administration, and look for the "Payment Settings" button. If that button is not visible, contact VitaLogics to have this feature enabled for your clinic.
2. Insert your Merchant ID and Payment Processing Password:
Click on "Payment Settings" and click "Add" under merchant accounts. Choose a label, and enter the Merchant ID and Payment Processing Password included in the welcome letter. If you do not know your merchant ID or processing password, contact forte/ACH direct at:
800-337-3060 option #1
*Note: Any reference to Paymentsgateway.net is Forte.net.
3. Generate API login information through the forte.net web site.
Open a web browser and go to http://forte.net, click on "Merchant Login" and log in with your merchant ID, username and password then click on Login:
Navigate to "Gateway Settings" and select "Gateway Key":
To generate a pair of keys to use in VitaLogics, click on the "Generate" buttons and copy and paste the API Login ID and Secure Transaction Key into the appropriate fields in VitaLogics. Click on "Update" to save these keys on the forte.net web site.