Server Release Notes for June 6, 2001

Payment

The ics_auth application can now return the following values in the reply field auth_auth_avs for international VISA cards:

  • B: Street address match for international AVS transaction. Postal code not verified.
  • C: Street address and postal code not verified for international AVS transaction.
  • D: Street address and postal code match for international AVS transaction.
  • I: Address information not verified for international AVS transaction.
  • M: Street address and postal code match for international AVS transaction.
  • P: Postal code match for international AVS transaction. Street address not verified.

Risk

For the ics_score application, the reply field score_factors can now contain the value Y if the order is identified as a gift order.

For the ics_score application, if the value of the offer-level field score_threshold is greater than 99, ics_score will set the threshold to 80.

Tax

For the ics_tax application, you can now use the following fields on both the request level and the offer level to specify the point of order origin:

  • order_origin_city
  • order_origin_country
  • order_origin_county
  • order_origin_state
  • order_origin_zip

Digital Delivery

For Japan customers, the ics_elc application now supports Macintosh downloads.

Stored Value

Applications
For the ics_redeem_isv application, you can now use the offer-level field isv_amount_to_redeem to specify how much of the certificate's value you want to redeem.

The ics_get_isv_info application now returns the reply field get_isv_info_isv_physical_notification_status.

The ics_get_isv_info application no longer returns the reply field get_isv_info_isv_purchaser_id.

The ics_get_isv_history application no longer returns the reply field get_isv_history_isv_id.

Merchant Administration
An authorizing merchant in a Promotions Network can view the new Configure Redeeming Network Groups and Configure Non-Redeeming Network Groups screens.

Only an authorizing merchant in a Promotions Network can view the Network Groups fields on the Certificate Profile Configuration screen.

When you search for a certificate, you must complete at least one field that is not a date field.

When you search for a certificate, the search results now include purchaser information. In a CyberSource Promotions Network, only the authorizing merchant can view purchaser information.

In the configuration screen for the Transaction Report, you can now specify a date range and merchant reference number.

In the configuration screen for the Audit Report, you can now specify which certificate types, certificate profiles, and stores to include.

The Current Balance Totals and Redemption Statistics reports no longer state that they do not include the current day's transactions.

The results of the Current Balance Totals Report now include the parameters used to create the report.

When you issue a certificate, the fields for the recipient's first and last names are now optional.

Resending a physical certificate no longer causes an email certificate to be sent.

When you modify a certificate, you can now remove the certificate's cancellation date.

Batch
The Bulk Issuance screen now defaults to the current date, and it does not include fields for the recipient name and address.

For XML batch request files, the following elements have been added to the content model for <MODIFY_ISV> records:

  • <isv_physical_notification_status>
  • <modify_isv_ref_code>
  • <null_out_missing_params>

XML batch response files are now well-formed.

For the ics_dav application, the reply field dav_standard_zip now uses a dash to separate the five-digit ZIP code from the four-digit add-on code.