Server Release Notes for February 28, 2001

Delivery Address Verification

The following request-level fields are now required for ics_dav:

bill_address1
bill_city
bill_country
bill_state

Payment

The following are new optional request-level fields for ics_auth:

ship_to_address1
ship_to_address2
ship_to_city
ship_to_state

For FDC-Nashville customers, ics_auth now provides AVS mapping for Discover cards and CVV2 for Visa cards.

A customer_cc_startyr value outside of the range of 1950-2150 will now be rejected.

For Paymentech customers, repeated transactions with the same data will now reply with ESYSTEM instead of ETIMEOUT.

For NatWest customers, the customer_cc_issue_number field will be truncated after the first two characters. If one of these characters is a letter, the value of the field will be set to 00.

For FDC-South customers, if a credit card is expired, the server now returns the DCARDEXPIRED reply flag.

Risk

All merchants, including international merchants, are now updated to IFS 5.0.

Server

All applications will now accept the following new optional request-fields:

retry_enabled
retry_start

All applications can now return the following new reply field:

ics_retry

Stored Value

You can now send XML and flat-file batch requests for the following Stored Value applications:

ics_create_isv
ics_redeem_isv
ics_add_value_to_isv
ics_modify_isv

The following is a new optional offer-level field for ics_modify_isv:

modify_isv_ref_code

ics_modify_isv, ics_redeem_isv, and ics_add_value_to_isv now correctly store the request-level field merchant_ref_number in the database.

For ics_redeem_isv and ics_modify_isv, an invalid isv_number value now returns the reply flag DINVALIDDATA instead of ESYSTEM.

On the Stored Value Merchant Administration Web site, you can enter and view a merchant_ref_number and <application>_ref_code for create, modify, add value and redeem transactions.

For ics_modify_isv, isv_status and either isv_email_delivery_date or isv_physical_mail_date are required for resending a certificate.

Support Screens

On the left side of the Search Request page, there is now a link to the new Search Digital Delivery Requests page. Transactions that occurred during or after August 2000 are searchable.