Updating token details

In order to understand the result, analyze the following fields:

Field name Description
vads_page_action Completed action.

The returned value is REGISTER_UPDATE.

vads_identifier_status Token update status.

Possible values are:

  • UPDATED: the token has been successfully updated.
  • NOT_UPDATED: the token has not been updated.
  • ABANDONED: the action has been abandoned by the buyer.

    The token has not been created, and therefore cannot be viewed in the Expert Back Office.

vads_identifier Token ID to be updated.

The returned value is the same as the one submitted in the form.

vads_cust_email Buyer’s e-mail address transmitted in the request.
vads_site_id Shop ID

The returned value is the same as the one submitted in the form.

vads_ctx_mode Operating mode.

The returned value (TEST or PRODUCTION) is the same as the one submitted in the form.

A “token update” request results in the creation of a VERIFICATION transaction, visible in the Expert Back Office.

The purpose of this transaction is to help the merchant, via their Back Office, understand the reasons for refusal of token creation.

Here are its characteristics:

Field name Description
vads_operation_type Transaction type

Its value is VERIFICATION.

vads_trans_status Status of the transaction.

Possible values are:


    The authorization or information request has been accepted.

    The token has been created and is visible in the Expert Back Office.


    The authorization or information request has been rejected.

    The token is not created.

vads_occurrence_type Transaction occurrence type.

Its value is SINGLE.

Possible values:
  • 0 if the acquirer supports information requests,
  • 100 otherwise.
vads_trans_id Transaction identifier.

Its value is generated by the payment gateway.

vads_trans_uuid Unique transaction ID.

Its value is generated by the payment gateway.


Type of request made via authorization servers.

Its value is MARK.
vads_auth_number Authorization number returned by the authorization server.

Empty if the authorization has failed.

vads_auth_result Return code of the authorization request returned by the issuing bank.

See chapter Managing the return codes of the authorization request.

Empty in case of an error prior to the authorization.


List of actions made with the transaction, following the activation of the advanced risk assessment rules.

The rules related to the amount, or whose action is “Validate manually”, do not apply in case of a VERIFICATION type transaction.

Possible values are:

  • ENABLE_3DS: 3D Secure enabled.
  • DISABLE_3DS: 3D Secure disabled.
  • REFUSE: The token creation request has been refused.
  • RUN_RISK_ANALYSIS: Result of the external risk analyzer.

    See the description of the vads_risk_analysis_result field for more information.

  • INFORM: A warning message appears.

    The merchant is notified that a risk has been identified via one or several notification center rules.

Details of the used payment method:
Field name Note
vads_acquirer_network Acquirer network code.
vads_bank_code Code of the issuing bank.
vads_bank_label Name of the issuing bank of the payment card.
vads_bank_product Product code of the used card.
vads_card_brand Used payment method.

See chapter Compatible payment methods to see the list of possible values.

vads_card_country Country code of the card used in compliance with the ISO 3166 standard.
vads_card_number Truncated/masked card number


IBAN and BIC used for the payment separated by “_” in case of a one-off debit payment.

Since the BIC is optional, it may be left out.

vads_expiry_month Expiry month of the used card.
vads_expiry_year Expiry year of the used card.

Authentication details of the cardholder:
Field name Note
vads_threeds_auth_type Cardholder authentication type.

Strong cardholder authentication is mandatory when registering a card. The field will therefore always be populated with CHALLENGE.


Enrollment status of the buyer to the 3D Secure program.

Possible values are:
  • Y: Authentication available.
  • N: Authentication not available.
  • U: Enrollment status to the 3D Secure program unknown.
  • empty: Incomplete 3DS authentication process (3DS disabled in the request, unregistered merchant or payment method not eligible for 3DS).
vads_threeds_status 3D Secure authentication result.
Possible values are:
  • Y: Cardholder authentication success.
  • N: Cardholder authentication error.
  • U: Authentication impossible.
  • A: Authentication attempted but not completed.
  • empty: Unauthorized 3DS authentication (3DS disabled in the request, unregistered cardholder or payment method not eligible for 3DS).

The optional fields transmitted in the request are returned in the response with unmodified values.