Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Communications MetaSolv Solution - Version 6.2.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
MSS needs the ability to Process Related Prov Plans with NEWTASK after a Child Order is associated thru the Order Hierarchy.
a. OK: If the Child Order association (and its provisioning plan) in the Hierarchy is done AFTER the NEWTASK is executed, the tasks dependency works properly
b. NOK: If the Child Order association (and its provisioning plan) in the Hierarchy is done BEFORE the NEWTASK is executed, the dependency is not setup.
MSS should work the same when associating a Child Order, before or after the NEWTASK is executed.
The problem scenario can be reproduced with the following steps:
a. Create the following provisioning plans:
1. PP1 - Begin Plan with tasks: TA --> TB --> NEWTASK
2. PP2 - Finish Plan, setup as CHILD of PP1, with tasks: TC ---> TD ---> DD-1
3. PP3 - Fac Plan related to PP2 plan, with tasks: TE ---> DD-2
4. PP2 & PP3 are Related using the following tasks dependency: DD-2 (PP3) ---> TC (PP2)
5. PP2 is assigned to the order using the NEWTASK in PP1
b. Order flow
1. Create a parent PSR order and assign Begin Plan - PP1
2. Create child EWO and assign Fac Plan - PP3
3. Using the NEWTASK in PP1, add Prov Plan Finish Plan to PSR
====> MSS fails to create the Dependency between the task DD-2 (PP3) and task TC (PP2)
This problem causes tasks to become Ready prematurely and requires manual
effort to determine if the task is actually ready to be processed.
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