Inquiry - fsbainquiry
This section describes the message parameters for EBT Card - Food Stamp Balance Inquiry transaction processing, which you can submit using the XML API integration method. Refer to the Integration Methods section for more information.
fsbainquiry transaction checks the balance of a customer's account and verifies the amount of funds available.
In this section:
15 | numeric | required
Elavon-assigned Converge account ID.
15 | alphanumeric | required
Converge User ID
The user ID with Hosted Payment API User status that can send transaction requests through the terminal.
64 | alphanumeric | required
Unique identifier of the terminal that will process the transaction request and submit to the Converge gateway.
20 | alphanumeric | required
76 | alphanumeric | required
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 name, and the cardholder's last name.
Values returned by the PIN Pad device.
20 | - | required
Value used to encrypt the PIN of the cardholder.
1 | alphanumeric | required
Triple-DES DUKPT Pointer
Indicates the encryption key used on US debit transactions.
16 | - | required
Encrypted PIN Block
The encrypted personal identification number entered by the EBT cardholder to authenticate ownership of the card.
Transaction Result Message
Refer to the EBT 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.
Available balance on the EBT card.
The cardholder's or customer's email address. Returned based on merchant setup.
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.