Most banks would at best kick you up the ass for "guessing" CC expiry dates,
and some will withdraw merchant facilities...
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----- Original Message -----From: Alexander Blauvelt <email@example.com>To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>Sent: Wednesday, 9 June 1999 10:56Subject: Re: [Emerald] rebatch behind the scenes .... ?
> > > What exactly does emerald do database-wise when in the batch window i> > > click "re-batch" on an cc invoice that failed ? I'm working a script> > > and I need to know what this does so I can batch a group of ccinvoices> > > again.> >> > It sets the corresponding entry's TransType to 7 in the ExternalTrans> > table. Emerald will change that to 8 after its created a new> > ExternalTrans> > entry for the invoice.>>> Hi Dale,>> Thanks for the info, I needed that info for an script that will> automatically update credit cards that have expired. The idea is to bump> them up a year and try it again, and so forth. We used to do this by hand> when on the old system of typing CC's into the machine. This isn't as> clean as sending an invoice for each expired card, but imagine if you will> 7000 CC customers, divide that by 12 months and the # of cards that expire> that year and suddenly you have a lot of invoices to send out every month> on expired credit cards. We'd like to see emerald have some way at> guessing what at an expired credit card's new expiration date would be.>>> Alex> Online Gateway>