How to Prevent New Subscribers from Being Created with 0 Value Buckets for Each Balance Type (Doc ID 2045071.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Network Charging and Control - Version 4.3.0 to 5.0.3 [Release 4.3 to 5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In all versions of Oracle Communications Network Charging and Control (NCC) up to and including 5.0.3.0, every Balance Type which does not have the "Exclude from Creation" checkbox enabled will be added to the Wallet of newly provisioned accounts along with 0 value buckets with no expiry dates.

$ ./showWallet.sh / 3

        ID     WALLET BALANCE_TYPE NEVER_EXPIRES EXPIRY              VALUE NEVER_USED LAST_USE       REFERENCE                      START_DATE
---------- ---------- ------------ ------------- -------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- ------------------------------ --------------
      1366          3           10             1 19700101000000          0          1 19700101000000
        94          3           14             1 19700101000000          0          1 19700101000000
      3422          3          461             1 19700101000000          0          1 19700101000000

This behaviour may be undesirable for certain business cases.

Cause

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