Zero Cost Reservations Are Being Displayed in the SMS Screens After Upgrading NCC to 188.8.131.52 or Higher
Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Communications Network Charging and Control - Version 5.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Example Scenario :
A subscriber tries to initiate a data session with no funds left. He can be redirected to a particular website proposing a recharge, this redirection is not having a cost associated to it, being free.
This redirection will create a zero cost reservation on the Voucher and Wallet Server (VWS) which can be viewed in the SMS Screens.
In recent Network Charging and Control versions, it is possible to view the ongoing reservations for a particular subscriber by opening his details in the following screens :
In pre-184.108.40.206 Releases, zero-cost reservations were not being displayed in the Service Management System (SMS) Screens.
From 220.127.116.11 onwards, zero-cost reservations are also being displayed.
Example screen :
As highlighted in the screen capture above, the reservation is displayed with "None" in several fields. This indicates that the this is a free reservation, and doesn't have for instance a "Balance type", being free.
For further details regarding the reservation mechanism, refer to the Network Charging and Control documentation. A link to download it is available in this document's references.
Recent upgrade to Network Charging and Control 18.104.22.168.
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