Payment Initiated (v0.0.1)

Event is triggered when a user initiates a payment through the Payment Service

Event

Overview

The Payment Initiated event is triggered when a user initiates a payment through the Payment Service. This event signifies the beginning of the payment process and contains all necessary information to process the payment.

Payload Example

Payload example
{
"userId": "123e4567-e89b-12d3-a456-426614174000",
"orderId": "789e1234-b56c-78d9-e012-3456789fghij",
"amount": 100.50,
"paymentMethod": "CreditCard",
"timestamp": "2024-07-04T14:48:00Z"
}

Security Considerations

  • Authentication: Ensure that only authenticated users can initiate a payment, and the userId in the payload matches the authenticated user.
  • Data Validation: Validate all input data to prevent injection attacks or other malicious input.
  • Sensitive Data Handling: Avoid including sensitive information (e.g., credit card numbers) in the event payload. Use secure channels and encryption for such data.