15.56. taler-merchant-exchange(1)

15.56.1. Name

taler-merchant-exchange - reconcile bank transfers with Taler exchange

15.56.2. Synopsis

taler-merchant-exchange [-c FILENAME | –config=FILENAME] [-h | –help] [-L LOGLEVEL | –loglevel=LOGLEVEL] [-l FILENAME | –logfile=FILENAME] [-T USEC | –timetravelUSEC] [-t | –test] [-v | –version]

15.56.3. Description

taler-merchant-exchange is a background job that reconciles wire transfers that credit the merchant’s bank account with the respective contracts that have been paid by asking the exchange to provide a list of all deposits that were aggregated into a wire transfer.

The tool is part of a set of processes that allow a merchant backend to validate that the exchange paid the merchant correctly.

Its options are as follows:


Use the configuration and other resources for the merchant to operate from FILENAME.

-h | –help

Print short help on options.


Specifies the log level to use. Accepted values are: DEBUG, INFO, WARNING, ERROR.


Send logging output to FILENAME.

-T USEC | –timetravel=USEC

Modify the system time by USEC microseconds. USEC may be prefixed with + or - (e.g. -T +300). This option is intended for debugging/testing only.

-t | –test

Run in test mode. Only runs until the current list of bank transactions have all been checked.

-v | –version

Print version information.

15.56.4. See Also

taler-merchant-depositcheck(1), taler-merchant-wirewatch(1), taler.conf(5).

15.56.5. Bugs

Report bugs by using https://bugs.taler.net or by sending electronic mail to <taler@gnu.org>.