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Wrong Validity Of Balance Impact For Billing-Time Discount (Doc ID 1058032.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 12, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version to [Release 7.3.0 to 6.2.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A real-time discounting pipeline is used to aggregate free usage resources on parent level account (discount sharing group owner). This free usage resources are granted by members of the discount sharing group. The discount is configured to give resources for next bill cycle following event occurrence (through cycle fold event)., e.g.

- 2-level parent/child hierarchy (parent paying)
- fold event configured for child member only
- discount sharing group, with parent as discount owner, to aggregate on parent

The date of month (DOM) of the account is 1st and bill cycle is monthly. The expectation is that sub balances are given from 1st to 1st, but they are not always like that, with apparently random VALID_FROM and VALID_TO values. For example, note the validity ranges from the balance group below:




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