Interim Patch SR 3-6973064601: Discount With Cycle Validity Flags 3 Is Triggered On Cyclic Event (Doc ID 1591494.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

A discount with all cycle validity flags set to 3 ("No discount") is triggered on cyclic event at the moment of purchasing a deal.

Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Create account with billing day set to 1
2. Create service S1
3. Purchase product P1
4. Purchase discount D1 on product P1. Discount D1 has all cycle validity PIN_FLD_DISCOUNT_FLAGS set to 2 ("prorate"). Discount D1 has mode PIN_DISC_MODE_CASCADING
5. Perform billing
6. 1 day before next billing date, purchase discount D2 on product P1. Discount D2 has all cycle validity PIN_FLD_DISCOUNT_FLAGS set to 3 ("No discount"). Discount D2 has lower priority than discount D1. Discount D2 has mode PIN_DISC_MODE_SEQUENTIAL
7. Perform billing

From BRM documentation:
enum PIN_FLD_DISCOUNT_FLAGS
Not Applicable - 0, full discount - 1, prorate - 2, No discount - 3.

Undesired behaviour observed:
Purchasing discount D2 triggers undesired event with discount D1 prorated for 1 day.

Cause

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