Recurring Payments

Hi, i have PayPal recurring payments set up on my website to handle member's monthly fees.

When my members join they pay $10 per month to use my service.

I am trying to implement a function that suspends a user's account if they cancel their recurring profile under their PayPal account... however according to the PayPal documentation:

"it is not possible to have Instant Payment Notifications (IPN) for Recurring Payments when using ExpressCheckout"

Can anyone provide any advice / workaround for this... as i need to be able to know when a user cancels their Recurring Profile and when a Payment is not made... thanks in advance...
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Andrew AngellCo-Owner / DeveloperCommented:
That message is a little bit misleading.  What it means is that you can't use NotifyURL in your API request to specify an IPN for recurring payments to hit.  Instead, you have to make sure IPN is configured in your PayPal profile.  As long as it is you'll get recurring payment notifications to that URL as expected and you can automate things based on payments, failed/skipped payments, created profiles, canceled or suspended profiles, etc.

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oo7mlAuthor Commented:
Thanks Angelleye, another problem now... PayPal merged the sandbox accounts a few months ago and now i cannot access the email account of that sandbox :(
Andrew AngellCo-Owner / DeveloperCommented:
Can you just make a new sandbox account?
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