Diameter Control Agent (DCA) Crashes After Extension Buffers Increased for Each CCR-U Received (Doc ID 1645213.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Network Charging and Control - Version 5.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Communication Network Charging and Control (OCNCC) 5.0.1, Diameter Control Agent (DCA) crashes under certain circumstances.

Scenario :

   - Subscriber got 0 balance
   - Session started with multiple services (Rating Group=0 and Rating Group=1)
   - Every CCR-U of the session is being redirected
   - For every 5 mins PGW attempts CCR-U requesting new reservation
   - After few attempts, DCA crashed because while sending IDP on every new CCR-U, the IDP extension digit buffers are piled up.

 

snapshot #1


The extension buffers increased for each CCR-U received and finally it crashed at snapshot #4

Cause

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