Return - dbreturn
This section describes the message parameters for Debit Card Refund transaction processing, which you can submit using the XML API integration method. Refer to the Integration Methods section for more information.
dbreturn transaction refunds the transaction amount to the debit cardholder’s checking or savings account and reflects immediately the balance in the account.
The merchant must contact Elavon to make sure that Debit refunds are enabled for the terminal.
In this section:
For the entire list of API endpoints, refer to API Endpoints.
|Field name||Description||Required||Length||Data type|
Elavon-assigned Converge Account ID (AID).
|Required||6 or 7||numeric|
|Converge User ID|
The user ID with Hosted Payment API User status that can send transaction requests through the terminal.
Unique identifier of the terminal that will process the transaction request and submit to the Converge gateway.
The base amount that does not include the Cashback or Tip amount.
The system computes for the total amount to send for authorization.
Format: Number with 2 decimals places
|Original Transaction Date|
The date of the original Debit Purchase (
|Original Transaction Time|
The time of the original Debit Purchase (
|Transaction Reference Number|
Unique transaction reference number returned in the authorization response message of the original Debit Purchase (
|Raw Track I and/or II Data|
Track data captured from the card’s magnetic stripe. The data includes beginning and ending sentinels, card’s expiry date, cardholder’s first and last name.
|Bank Deposit Account Type|
|[PIN Pad]||Values returned by the PIN Pad device.|
Value used to encrypt the PIN of the cardholder.
|Triple-DES DUKPT Pointer|
Indicates the encryption key used on US debit transactions.
|Encrypted PIN Block|
The encrypted personal identification number entered by the debit cardholder to authenticate ownership of the card.
|Transaction Result Message|
Refer to the Debit Card Response Codes section for an extensive list of possible returned messages.
Unique identifier of the transaction.
|Processing Date and Time|
Indicates when Converge processed the transaction.
Format: MM/DD/YYYY hh:mm:ss AM/PM
Example: 03/18/2010 10:34:10 AM
|Transaction Approval Code|
Unique code returned by the credit card processor that indicates the approval status of the transaction.
|Transaction Reference Number|
|Masked Card Number|
Converge only returns the first 2 or last 4 digits of the regular PAN.
|Card’s Expiry Date|
Returned based on merchant setup.
The refund amount returned to the cardholder’s account.
Amount to pay the cardholder for making a debit purchase transaction.
Format: Number with 2 decimal places
Important: Only applicable to terminals that are set up with the Cashback debit payment option.
The cardholder’s or customer’s email address. Returned based on merchant setup.
|[Error]||Returned only if an error occurs. Refer to the Error Codes section for more information.|
Typically, when the transaction failed validation or the request is incorrect. This will prevent the transaction from going to authorization. This is a numeric field.
Detailed explanation of the error. This field may be changed based on merchant configuration in the user interface.
Error name or reason for the error.