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Release Of Oracle Communications BRM Elastic Charging Engine (ECE) Version 11.3 Patch Set 3 (Doc ID 2259725.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Communications BRM - Elastic Charging Engine - Version 11.3.0.0.0 to 11.3.0.2.0 [Release 11.3.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

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Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management Elastic Charging Engine (ECE) 11.3 Patch Set 3 (11.3.0.3.0) is released on 28 April 2017.

This announcement lists the enhancements and fixes delivered in Elastic Charging Engine 11.3 Patch Set 3.

Patch ID: <Patch 25655714>

 

Important:

Before upgrading to ECE 11.3 Patch Set 3, ensure that you install the following:

  1. BRM 7.5 Patch Set 18 or BRM 7.5 Patch Set 17 and the interim patch 25839300. For more information, See BRM 7.5 Patch Set 18 Installation Guide for installing BRM 7.5 Patch Set 18 and BRM 7.5 Patch Set 17 Installation Guide for installing BRM 7.5 Patch Set 17.
  2. PDC 11.1 Patch Set 9. For more information, see PDC Installation and System Administration Guide.

Key Enhancements

For more information please see the Elastic Charging Engine documentation.

 

Summary of fixes to customer-reported tickets delivered in ECE 11.3 Patch Set 3:

SR Number

Bug Number

Issues Fixed

3-13366583201

24708085

After failover, the running instance of Diameter Gateway could not handle SNR notifications sent by the Diameter Gateway instance that went down.

3-13436631451

24808918

Customer Updater failed to load the data of all customers.

3-13456098661

24829099

The primary and secondary currency information was not synchronized correctly with ECE.

3-13457662791

24829344

Purchasing an add-on item type bundle was failing.

NA

24960515

Custom plug-ins were not able to access rating period and correlation rating period identifier information.

3-13648314078

25102947

ECE was not supporting tax jurisdictions. Tax jurisdiction details were not added to the tax rating period.

3-13651362851

25132832

During the billing process, an SNR notification was getting generated erroneously while renewing the monthly bundle.

3-13699502809

25152139

EM Gateway was generating an error when a service was created without any rating products.

3-13701360011

25158929

JMS event creations were returning errors.

3-13715937671

25160960

Installation of ECE 11.3.0.1.1 patch set had some issues on the Solaris platform.

3-13692386931

25169963

JMS Connection issues were logged incorrectly with log severity as "DEBUG" instead of "WARNING."

3-13766115221

25223609

After a restart of Diameter Gateway, the log level could neither be increased nor decreased through JMX editor.

3-13894996311

25308131

During rating, the NOT (!) operator was not evaluated, due to which balance impacts were incorrect.

3-13883180051

25338661

Discounts that were configured for the parent service were not applied during charging.

3-13699502809

25339876

EM Gateway generated an error when a service was created without any rating products.

3-13810434131

25365361

In ECE, only event time zone was used to do rating. There was no provision to override it with the account time zone.

3-13087195451

25411305

The rounded beat quantity was not considered for rating.

3-14050638941

25418707

After restart, Diameter Gateway was not processing SNR notifications for the existing session, even though the notifications were present in the JMS queue.

3-14036123431

25472353

In an ECE deployment, when there was no data exchanged between BRM and EM Gateway for a configured period of time, the connection was closed by the firewall.

3-14251788740

25523084

For derived events, ECE did not evaluate discounts defined at the base event class level. For example, a discount configured at the level of EventDelayedSession was not applied for usage corresponding to EventDelayedSessionGprs although EventDelayedSession was the parent class of EventDelayedSessionGprs.

3-13467263471

25651613

25651614

The AoC(advice of charge) notification payload did not contain usage duration.

3-13607263341

25658871

EM Gateway returned an error when the value of the account-level Extended Rating Attribute (ERA) was null.

3-14374231121

25664382

The Rated Event Formatter (REF) abruptly stopped when processing event data and required a restart to continue processing.

3-13203395071

25700191

There was an issue in splitting a charge based on the time model.

3-14579159551

25810259

In a multischema environment, when BRM Connection Manager, which was connected to the secondary schema, was used to manage subscriptions for an account residing in the primary schema, External Manager (EM) Gateway returned an error.

3-14620013961

25825341

When using the post-rating extension, mutation on the block-level fields was failing.

3-14614317881

25832260

Creation of account-level sharing groups was failing, while other types of sharing groups such as subscription sharing groups were created successfully.

3-14628754901

25839909

Certain discount expressions for charging were not supported in ECE.

3-14315807911

25877762

Rating failed with error code NO_QUALIFIED_CHARGE_OFFERS for a charge offer having a Value Map configuration.

3-14576303541

25911704

For events rated in ECE, not all the corresponding balance impact information (for example, RATE_TAG) was persisted in the EVENT_BAL_IMPACTS_T table in the BRM database.

 

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