Anything that happens during a run of DOTS Order Validation that causes it to be unable to finish its normal processing is an error. If an error occurs, something similar to the following will result instead of the normal/typical output:
There are four error types described below.
Standard Across All Gen2 Web Services
Service Objects Fatal
Error type 1: Authorization
These are standard to all Generation 2 DOTS Web Services.
Unknown authorization error.
Please provide a valid license key for this web service.
The daily allowable number of transactions for this license key has been exceeded.
The monthly allowable number of transactions for this license key has been exceeded.
The total allowable number of transactions for this license key has been exceeded.
There are not enough transactions available. Check your daily/monthly transaction limits.
This license key has not yet been activated.
This license key has expired.
Your license key does not work on this service
Error type 2: User Input
User Input errors are caused when a user inputs an invalid value or fails to provide a certain input field altogether. If a developer creates a request and mistypes a parameter name, it will probably cause a User Input Error.
You must input a license key in the LicenseKey field.
TestType is required.
|3||Invalid Test Type.|
|4||BillingFirstName and BillingLastName are required.|
|5||BillingAddress is required.|
|6||BillingZip is required if both BillingCity and BillingState are not provided.|
|7||ShippingFirstName and ShippingLastName are required.|
|8||ShippingAddress is required.|
|9||ShippingZip is required if both ShippingCity and ShippingState are not provided.|
|10||Invalid input. Please enter a positive integer in the NumberOfItems field.|
|11||Invalid input. Please enter a positive amount in the TransactionTotal field.|
|12||Invalid input. BillingAddressIsResidential and ShippingAddressIsResidential must be either true, false or remain empty.|
|13||Invalid BIN format. Please input a 6 digit BIN.|
Error type 3: Service Objects Fatal
The Desc will always be the same and the DescCode has no meaning. This is standard to all Generation 2 DOTS Web Services. This is a rare error that signals either a bug in the DOTS Email Validation 3 service or a Network/Connectivity issue.
Unhandled error. Please contact Service Objects.
Error type 4: Domain Specific
Domain specific errors represent the common errors seen in Service Objects services.
Operation Not Supported.