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Setting The Bill Unit Status When Billing Errors Occur Flag Usage (Doc ID 1964751.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version to [Release 7.3.1 to 7.5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Core Billing

There is contradictory information present in document and pin.conf file,

As per documentation :

BRM Documentation -> Billing Customers -> Setting up and running billing->Setting the bill unit status when billing errors occur

Add the following line and enter the appropriate value.
◦ 0 sets the billing status in the /billinfo object. This is the default.
◦ 1 does not set the billing status in the /billinfo object.
- pin_bill_accts unset_error_status 1

As per the pin.conf file present at ${PIN_HOME}/apps/pin_billd the parameter is set_error_status, the description is as following:

By default, this configuration parameter is disabled, and the billing_status is not updated by pin_bill_accts.
If the value of the entry is 1 , the billing status is updated with PIN_BILL_ERROR value for both both subordinate and parent billinfo objects
If the value is 0 (zero) the billing_status is not updated with the PIN_BILL_ERROR value.

Which of the two flags is valid and how to check which flag is being presently used?


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