CloseAuthorization

Closes an authorization.

Description

Call the CloseAuthorization operation only if the authorization is not going to be captured. If the authorization is captured Amazon will automatically close the authorization.

This operation has a maximum request quota of 10 and a restore rate of one request every second in the production environment. It has a maximum request quota of two and a restore rate of one request every two seconds in the sandbox environment. For definitions of throttling terminology and for a complete explanation of throttling, see Throttling: Limits to how often you can submit requests in the Amazon MWS Developer Guide.

Request parameters

For more information about the request parameters that are required for all Amazon MWS operations, see Required request parameters in the Amazon MWS Developer Guide.

Parameter name

Required

Type

Description

AmazonAuthorizationId

Yes

xs:string

The authorization identifier that was generated by Amazon in the earlier call to Authorize.

ClosureReason

No

xs:string

A description for the closure that is shown in emails to the customer.

Maximum: 255 characters

Response elements

This operation returns only the standard response elements.

Examples

Sample query request

  POST /OffAmazonPayments/2013-01-01 HTTP/1.1
  Content-Type: x-www-form-urlencoded
  Host: mws.amazonservices.com
  User-Agent: <Your User Agent Header>

  AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAFBM3LG5JEEXAMPLE
  &Action=CloseAuthorization
  &AmazonAuthorizationId=P01-1234567-1234567-0000001
  &ClosureReason=Closing%20the%20auhorization%20transaction
  &SellerId=YOUR_SELLER_ID_HERE
  &SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256
  &SignatureVersion=2
  &Timestamp=2012-12-17T19%3A01%3A11Z
  &Version=2013-01-01
  &Signature=WlQ708aqyHXMkoUBk69Hjxj8qdh3aDcqpY71hVgEXAMPLE

Sample response

  <CloseAuthorizationResponse xmlns="https://mws.amazonservices.com/schema/OffAmazonPayments/2013-01-01">
    <ResponseMetadata>
      <RequestId>a9aedsd6-a10y-11t8-9a3d-67gggwd565c6</RequestId>
    </ResponseMetadata>
  </CloseAuthorizationResponse>

See also


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