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Re: [Taler] docs/libeufin/nexus-tutorial.rst: what should $exchange_base
Re: [Taler] docs/libeufin/nexus-tutorial.rst: what should $exchange_base_url be?
Sun, 29 Jan 2023 15:57:20 +0100
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you need to set the exchange_base_url to the URL under which the
exchange is or will be reachable. Usually, this is
https://exchange.example.org/. It is needed so that the bank's webui or
the cashier app can offer you the "withdraw via qr code" button; the
withdrawal QR code contains a link to the exchange so the smartphone
wallet knows which exchange to query. (Note that the trailing slash
might actually be required; not sure.)
Similarly, the payto address should be something like
`payto://iban/DE123456?receiver-name=MyExchange`. The ?receiver-name bit
might be optional, but at some point, it was required. Might be here.
The Payto url is also needed for the webui's withdraw feature, since it
needs to know how to send the money to the exchange once the user has
You can safely ignore setting these two variables unless you want to use
either the cashier app or the "withdraw" button. You can still use the
wallet's "withdraw" button, which will ask you to make a wire transfer
to account XYZ with the purpose field set to ABC. After you manually
make the transfer in the bank's webui or using CLI tools, it will work.
OTOH can you set a not-yet-running exchange's URL here, this will not do
On 1/29/23 15:18, Calvin Burns via Taler wrote:
What should be the value of the variables $exchange_base_url and
when setting up the EBICS sandbox?
The taler-exchange-setup-guide.rst is referring to nexus-tutorial.rst but the
exchange isn't set up yet. So do I know what exchange_base_url is?