CDS MESSAGE REFERENCE is a mandatory data element and is a sequentially incremented number for each message within an interchange.
For each message within an interchange the CDS MESSAGE REFERENCE is assigned to provide a unique identity (within an interchange). Although the data is configured in a 14 alpha-numeric format, a maximum value of 9999999 is permitted in the format of n7. Wrap around from 9999999 to 1 must be supported.
This data element is also known by these names:
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