Purpose: Use this screen to indicate whether the order API should create more than one order with the same alternate (e-commerce) order number if both contain payment information.
Yes/No field: Select this field to have the order API discard all orders that contain the same e-commerce order number as the current order being processed before creating the new order. In addition, orders that share the same e-commerce order number in the Order Header Extended table that do not have any payment methods are deleted.
The order is not created, and the order API returns an error: Duplicate Web Order: Order(XXXX) already exists for Web order(XXXXXX).
About the e-commerce order number: The order_number passed in the updates the E-commerce order number in the Order Header Extended table, and creates a record in the E-Commerce Order Reference table. This field is labeled the Alternate order at the .
Leave this field unselected to create an additional order even if it has the same alternate order number as an existing order and both have payment information.