Incorrectly Applied Discount Balance Impact (Doc ID 1495155.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 24, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.4.0.0.0 to 7.5.0.0.0 [Release 7.4.0 to 7.5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to implement short billing cycles, an unexpected balance impact is created after changing discount's end date.
  
Steps to reproduce:

  1) Create billing account
  2) Create service
  3) Purchase discount on (1329993855) Thu Feb 23 11:44:15 2012
  4) Purchase product on (1329993855) Thu Feb 23 11:44:15 2012
  5) Set purchased_discount end date on (1330556400) Thu Mar 1 00:00:00 201
  
Problem:
There are three balance impacts, where there should be only two:
  
  Balance impact A: from the product:
  *percent:0,233333333333333
  *amount:16,88
  *glid:500000010
  
  Balance impact B: from the discount:
  *percent:0,233333333333333
  *amount:-16,88
  *glid:1500000040
  
  Balance impact C: from the discount:
  *percent:0,233333333333333
  *amount:-16,88
  *glid:1500000040
  
There is an unexpected balance impact "C".

Cause

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