Constants are used to pass extended data into credit card transactions. When a Credit Card transaction is submitted with a credit card type defined in the Constant Manager, the web service submits the constant as extended data to the gateway. Constants are mainly utilized to pass hard-coded required values for specific card types to the gateway and possibly onto the processor. To access payment gateway constants click on the Constant Manager action for the connection you wish to add constants to.
When you submit a credit card transaction with a credit card type defined in the Constant Manager, the web service submits the constant as extended data to the payment gateway. To enter a new constant press the Create and enter the data as explained below.
|Credit Card Type||Select a card type from the drop-down listing.|
|Constant Name||Enter a name for the constant.|
|Value||The constant value you want to pass.|
You may choose to pass the information on only certain types of transactions. Possible values are:
Sale - Used when funds are settled at the time of purchase
Credit - used when monies are refunded to a customer
Authorization - Used when funds are authorized against a sale that will ship and settle upon shipment
Delayed Capture - Used when authorized funds are settled (captured)
Void - Used when authorization or Sale is no longer needed
Voice Authorization - Used when an authorization is obtained verbally