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I have developed a shopping cart in asp for my client, I have integrated it will a credit card processing gateway called Linkpoint. When a customer makes an order the details are sent to the client email,
there is a unique order id that is generated by linkpoint according to the customers IP address and sent to the client... something like 188.8.131.52-1059137157-481384-1029-6 ... now my client would like to have the order id generate according to year, month, day and order of the day, something like : 03-07-26-001.
How do I do this using sessions? or anyother method.
Can anyone help me out?
Thanks in advance!
There is a data field "oid" that can be passed from our cart to create the order id ourselves...for example
<input type="hidden" name="oid" value="">
If we are not passing this oid field with a value, Linkpoint creates its own based on the IP of the customer... a long oid as u see.
What my client now requires is create an order id (oid value) based on the year, month, day and order of the day something like...03-07-26-001 from the cart itself (created using ASP) and pass it to Linkpoint, insted of Linkpoint creating its own order id in such length.
Smokin, I am trying out with ur suggession too, somebody told me it can be done using session in asp, making use of global.asp...any idea on that?
Hope that helps ;o)