In order to be able to collect your customers credit card information and to auto-process renewal rental invoices you setting up the Rental module in the following manner.
Open the Setup Wizard to the Credit Card Processing page via the following menu path:
Setup Tools > Setup Wizard > Credit / Debit Card Verification Options
The page is shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: The Credit/ Debit Card Verification Options page
Only Mercury Payment Systems and Datacap systems, Inc. provides the ability to process these types of transactions. If you are already using another payment processor, you need to switch in order to be able to process credit card transactions in this manner.
In the Processor list on the left, select either Mercury Payment Systems or any of the other processors if you have the Datacap Systems NETePay Server software.
Once you have selected your processor and entered the required NETePay information, if applicable, click [Credit / Debit Cards] along the top of the Mercury Payment Systems tab, as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: The Credit / Debit Cards button
On the Credit / Debit Cards page you need to select the following options:
- Use Mercury Payment Systems / Datacap Credit/Debit Cards
- Use AVS (Address Verification Service) (Recommended but not required)
- Allow collecting of credit card information for later authorization
You also need to fill in your Merchant Number, as per the information provided by your processor.
An example of the completed page is shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3: Completed page example
Note: Do not use the Merchant Number shown in Figure 3, 494901 is not a valid Merchant Number.
The final step in the setup is to create special customer and merchant receipts. Click [Receipts] along the top of the page to display the Receipts page, as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 4: The Receipts page
On the Receipts page, locate and click [Recurring Customer Copy] to create the required receipt definition. This receipt is the same as a regular customer copy with the exception that the signature line contains the word RECURRING.
Click [Recurring Merchant Copy] to create the required receipt definition. This receipt is the same as the regular merchant copy with the exception that the signature line contains the word RECURRING.
Note: These special receipts are require to maintain PCI Compliance.