Owner Bill Doesn’T Includes Member Charges In The Bill, But Appears In The Balance_group (Doc ID 1233883.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version: 7.4.0.0.0 to 7.4.0.0.0 - Release: 7.4.0 to 7.4.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In a Charge Sharing scenario, only one cycle forward from first month is shown on the owners bill/invoice. But not on the second cycle forward.

Also, charges from next moth onwards are not shown on the owners bill/invoice, thought the member charges are still with owner, i.e. all the charges of members are pointing to only one sponsorship item. This is item is related to fist bill.

Created sharing groups to pay owner 100% of member charges, owner will not purchase any products, member only purchase products.

Reproduction Steps

Setup:
1. Configure a sharing-group object
2. Commit ADSL basic product from Pricing Center

Scenario:
1. Create owner account using (Owner will not have any plans; owner is to pay members accounts).
2. Create Memebr account.
3. Create /service/broadband for the owner.
4. Create /service/broadpand for the member.
5. Create Charge Sharing Group (CSG).
6. Add member account to CSG.
7. Accept the invitation.
8. Purchase the ADSL product for member:
 Owner has a "bill in progress" due 45.403 EUR on Item "sponsor"
 Member has a "bill in progress" bill due 0.0 EUR
9. Go to next month and do the billing: the owner bill has one cycle forward amount.
 Owner has a "bill in progress" due 91.517 EUR on Item "Sponsor"
 Member has bills:
   B1-9 0.0 EUR
   In progress 0.0 EUR
10. Go to next month and do the billing: the owner bill is generated with zero amount.
 Owner has bills:
  B1-10 91.517 EUR on Item "Sponsor"
  B1-12 0.0 EUR
  In progress 0.0 EUR
  Total due is 137.775 EUR
 Member has bills:
  B1-9 0.0 EUR
  B1-11 0.0 EUR
  In progress 0.0 EUR

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms