Replicate Authorize.Net Data from PowerShell

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Authorize.Net ODBC Driver

The Authorize.Net ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with live data from Authorize.Net, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity.

Access Authorize.NET Transactions, Customers, BatchStatistics, etc. through a standard ODBC Driver interface.



Write a quick PowerShell script to query Authorize.Net data. Use connectivity to the live data to replicate Authorize.Net data to SQL Server.



The CData ODBC Driver for Authorize.Net enables out-of-the-box integration with Microsoft's built-in support for ODBC. The ODBC driver instantly integrates connectivity to the real Authorize.Net data with PowerShell.

You can use the .NET Framework Provider for ODBC built into PowerShell to quickly automate integration tasks like replicating Authorize.Net data to other databases. This article shows how to replicate Authorize.Net data to SQL Server in 5 lines of code.

You can also write PowerShell code to download Authorize.Net data. See the examples below.

Create an ODBC Data Source for Authorize.Net

If you have not already, first specify connection properties in an ODBC DSN (data source name). This is the last step of the driver installation. You can use the Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and configure ODBC DSNs.

You can obtain the necessary connection properties on the Security Settings -> General Settings page after logging into your Merchant Account.

  • UseSandbox: The Authorize.Net API to be used to process transactions. If you are using a production account, this property can be left blank. If you are using a developer test account, set this to 'TRUE'.
  • LoginID: The API login Id associated with your payment gateway account. This property is used to authenticate that you are authorized to submit website transactions. Note that this value is not the same as the login Id that you use to log in to the Merchant Interface.
  • TransactionKey: The transaction key associated with your payment gateway account. This property is used to authenticate that you are authorized to submit website transactions.

Connect to Authorize.Net

The code below shows how to use the DSN to initialize the connection to Authorize.Net data in PowerShell:

$conn = New-Object System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection $conn.ConnectionString = "DSN=CData AuthorizeNet Source x64"

Back Up Authorize.Net Data to SQL Server

After you enable caching, you can use the code below to replicate data to SQL Server.

Set the following connection properties to configure the caching database:

  • CacheProvider: The name of the ADO.NET provider. This can be found in the Machine.config for your version of .NET. For example, to configure SQL Server, enter System.Data.SqlClient.

  • CacheConnection: The connection string of properties required to connect to the database. Below is an example for SQL Server:

    Server=localhost;Database=RSB;User Id=sqltest;Password=sqltest;

The SQL query in the example can be used to refresh the entire cached table, including its schema. Any already existing cache is deleted.

$conn.Open() # Create and execute the SQL Query $SQL = "CACHE DROP EXISTING SELECT * FROM " + $SettledBatchList $cmd = New-Object System.Data.Odbc.OdbcCommand($sql,$conn) $count = $cmd.ExecuteNonQuery() $conn.Close()

The driver gives you complete control over the caching functionality. See the help documentation for more caching commands and usage examples. See the help documentation for steps to replicate to other databases.

Other Operations

To retrieve Authorize.Net data in PowerShell, call the Fill method of the OdbcDataAdapter method. To execute data manipulation commands, initialize the OdbcCommand object and then call ExecuteNonQuery. Below are some more examples commands to Authorize.Net through the .NET Framework Provider for ODBC:

Retrieve Authorize.Net Data

$sql="SELECT MarketType, TotalCharge from SettledBatchList" $da= New-Object System.Data.Odbc.OdbcDataAdapter($sql, $conn) $dt= New-Object System.Data.DataTable $da.Fill($dt) $dt.Rows | foreach { $dt.Columns | foreach ($col in dt{ Write-Host $1[$_] } }