Projects / Monetra


Monetra is a scalable payment processing engine for Linux, Unix, and Windows. It is designed to handle credit, debit, gift, EBT, and check authorizations and is certified to support major clearing house protocols. Features include support for multiple modems, multiple merchant accounts, and multiple processors, all simultaneously -- as well as IP and SSL connectivity along side SQL database support. Designed in C, conforming to POSIX standards, and utilizing light weight processes (threads), this product is able to handle a large number of transactions with high speed and minimal CPU usage.

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Recent releases

  •  10 Jan 2011 14:27

    Release Notes: Level III (a.k.a. Enhanced Processing) has been added for Tsys and GlobalPayments, which will help reduce fees associated with B2B transactions. Recertifications for Tsys, Mercury, First Data Nashville, First Data South, and First Data Gift have been completed, and a new certification for Certegy Electronic Check Conversion and Image Upload has also been added.

    •  08 Sep 2010 13:53

      Release Notes: A second PA-DSS security audit was completed by IBM ISS, including the new CardShield Tokenization and End-to-End Encryption subsystem. Numerous payment platform re-certifications were undertaken including FifthThird, First Data Omaha & CardNet, Global Payments, Paymentech Tampa & Salem, RBS WorldPay, Certegy Check Verification, and ChockStone Gift. New front-end emulations were provided for ISO8583 and Visa2/K/D for existing POS and Hardware devices.

      •  31 Mar 2009 19:33

        Release Notes: American Express direct authorization support has been added. Litle & Co support has been added, including Bill Me Later support. Addition of IIAS/FSA/HRA to Global Payments and Elavon/Nova, as well as a recertification for FifthThird were performed for this release. This release also adds Store and Forward support for locally-generated approvals on credit cards when all connectivity to a processing institution has been lost. When connectivity has been restored, those transactions will automatically be sent back out for authorization.

        •  31 Mar 2009 19:26

          Release Notes: Health Benefits (IIAS/FSA/HRA) support has been added for Tsys/Vital. This release also upgrades OpenSSL to FIPS v1.2.

          •  31 Mar 2009 19:24

            Release Notes: Check Verification and Conversion support with image upload (ECHO) have been added. ValuTec Gift card support and Mercury Payment Systems for Credit/Debit/EBT/Gift were added. CardNet recertification was added with new features, including Debit/EBT and Purchase Card Level II. Other notable changes include a rewrite of the logging subsystem, which can now log to syslog, as well as significant performance improvements and a native Windows x64 port.


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