Postcode Programming API  Get License Information function


This call allows the Reseller to check a customer Internet based license, to make sure the customer is attached to them as Reseller, and check demo status.  

It should be called after setting the Datakey, with the type of search you are interested in testing.  F=Full Address, T=Throughfare Address, Z=PostZon

  VB.Net
 

SimplyPostCodeLookup.SetDataKey (Me.txtDataKey)
SimplyPostCodeLookup.GetInternetLicenseDetails SearchType$, errormessage$, validlicense$,
                 licensestatustext$, _ ondemo$, demoarea$, demoexpire$, REID$


Dim t$
t = "errormessage:" & errormessage & vbCrLf
t = t & "validlicense:" & validlicense & vbCrLf
t = t & "licensestatustext:" & licensestatustext & vbCrLf
t = t & "ondemo:" & ondemo & vbCrLf
t = t & "demoarea:" & demoarea & vbCrLf
t = t & "demoexpire:" & demoexpire & vbCrLf
t = t & "Reseller ID:" & REID & vbCrLf
MsgBox t


Returns

NameDescription
errormessageDescription of error if fails
validlicense“yes” if a license exist for this user for SearchType, else "no"
licensestatustextText describing the license and its status
ondemo“yes” if on demo, else "no"
demoareaPostcode area of demo
demoexpireDate demo will expire if on demo 
REIDReseller ID if with a resller

An account can have a valid license and still be on evaluation. Thus allowing a user to test another service, as well as having an actual license. But if a valid license is found, for SearchType, then “ondemo” will be “no”.