Re: Emerald & Resellers & NTMAIL.DLL(???)

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Fri, 09 May 1997 18:41:26 -0700

> "Groups"??? Okay.. I understand that one, as we're gearing up to do some
> major reselling down here to.. BUT, there's no way to have Emerald
> calculate one bill for the entire group is there? From what it seems to me,

No. Thats what a Master Billing Record is, not a group.

> in Emerald 2.1.8 and below at least, groups are merely for organizational
> purposes. Almost purely asthtetic to keep things organized for the
> operators sake.. They don't seem to have the true power that they would if
> you could, for example, setup a group so all invoices run together and get
> billed to one client, or pull up a report of utlization based on each group
> (although, with CR this could easily be done)

Again, groups are not designed to be billed as a single entity, thats
an MBR is for. You CAN get group totals and such with CR. The next
version of Emerald will include the security to allow group billing via
Emerald remote, or only do billing for a specific group.

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