Re: [Emerald] rebatch behind the scenes .... ?

Mark Lipscombe ( (no email) )
Wed, 9 Jun 1999 22:55:34 +1000

Might I suggest if this is to happen that it's not a feature enabled by
default :^)

Most banks would at best kick you up the ass for "guessing" CC expiry dates,
and some will withdraw merchant facilities...

Mark Lipscombe
Information Technology Manager
Sydnet Group Pty Ltd
Ph: 02 9873 6400 Fax: 02 9873 6411

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----- Original Message -----From: Alexander Blauvelt <>To: <>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>