Duplicate Tickets from eBay in Zendesk

If you're receiving duplicate tickets from eBay, the most likely cause is that your eBay account is set up to send notification emails to the mail registered to your Zendesk instance. Thus you have one ticket created for receiving an email message and another created by ChannelReply.

To identify tickets created by incoming email messages, look at the line under the ticket's subject. After the sender's email, you'll see something like "via %some@registered.zendesk.mail%," specifying one of your registered Zendesk emails.

To avoid this error, we suggest setting up your eBay account as follows:

  1. Go to eBay–> Account Settings–> Communication Preferences–> Notification Delivery Format.
  2. Make sure that the email specified in "Receive messages from other members" does NOT lead to your Zendesk instance.
  3. Specify your "Registered email address" as the one in Zendesk to receive notifications about new cases, returns, etc.

We also suggest that you create a trigger that will close tickets that come from eBay by email. To identify such tickets, you can create an organization named "eBay Users" consisting of the following email domains:

members.ebay.com

members.ebay.ca

members.ebay.co.uk

members.ebay.com.au

members.ebay.at

members.befr.ebay.be

members.ebay.fr         

members.ebay.de

members.motors.ebay.com

members.ebay.it

members.benl.ebay.be

members.ebay.nl

members.ebay.es

members.ebay.ch        

members.ebay.com.hk

members.ebay.in        

members.ebay.ie         

members.ebay.com.my           

members.cafr.ebay.ca 

members.ebay.ph       

members.ebay.pl        

members.ebay.com.sg

members.eim.ebay.se

Then you can create a trigger that will close tickets from that organization. The trigger should contain two conditions: the ticket channel is email; the ticket organization is "eBay Users." The trigger action should be: close ticket.

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