This topic will show you how to establish the connection between Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and your Stripe merchant account.
In the search bar type 'Astral Pay Setup' and select Astral Pay Setup from the list.
Figure 1 | Astral Pay Setup
The Astral Pay Setup page will open (figure 2).
Figure 2 | Astral Pay Setup Page
Click on 'Assisted Connection Setup' in the ribbon and the window in figure 3 will open.
Before commencing the wizard, you will likely get a notification at the top of the window. Select 'Enable Http Client'.
Figure 3 | Assisted Connection Setup Window - Enable Http Client
The Setup & Extensions window will open, select 'Astral Pay' from the Installed Extensions page.
Figure 4 | Installed Extensions Page
Click on the three dots then select 'Configure'.
Figure 5 | Installed Extensions Page - Configure Astral Pay
Toggle on 'Allow HTTPClient', ensure that the selection has been saved, then press Esc.
Figure 6 | Toggle on 'Allow HTTPClient'
You should then return to the Assisted Connection Setup wizard.
Figure 7 | Assisted Connection Setup Window
Click on 'Next' and either log in or create your Stripe Account (figure 4).
Figure 8 | Create your Stripe Merchant Account
If you already have a Stripe Merchant Account, enter the email and password and click on 'Log In'. Then enter your verification code sent to your phone credentials and click on 'Connect’ (figure 9).
Figure 9 | Verify Login
Once you have created your Stripe Merchant Account, you will see the window in figure 10.
Figure 10 | Successful Stripe Connection
Now that the connection has been established, it needs to be 'Activated' in Business Central, by clicking on 'Next'.
Figure 11 | Assisted Connection Setup Window - Next
Once it has been activated you will see the Stripe Setup Status. This shows the Status of your account with Stripe (typically ‘Action Required’, ‘In Review’ or ‘Activated’). If the Setup Status is anything other than ‘Activated’, a new browser window will open taking the user to Stripe’s Onboarding landing page. Click on 'Finish'.
Figure 12 | Assisted Connection Setup Window - Finish
Now the Astral Pay Setup page should look like figure 13.
Figure 13 | Astral Pay Setup Page