Getting PIN_ERR_MISSING_ARG Error While Executing pin_crypt_upgrade Utility
Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 126.96.36.199.0 and later
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On Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management (BRM) version 188.8.131.52.0, when attempting to execute pin_crypt_upgrade, it is returning a "PIN_ERR_MISSING_ARG" error. This occurs when encrypting fields (BANK_NO and DEBIT_NUM) in PAYINFO_DD_T table.
# number of field entries allocated 20, used 2
0 PIN_FLD_POID POID  0.0.0.1 /payinfo/dd 1275252855 5
0 PIN_FLD_ERR_BUF ERR 
<location=PIN_ERRLOC_DM:4 class=UNKNOWN:0 errno=PIN_ERR_MISSING_ARG:13>
<facility=0 msg_id=0 version=0>
The pin_crypt_upgrade did encrypt data for all records but some are missed.
This can be reproduce with the following steps:
1. Prepare the Portal Object Definition Language (PODL) file for PAYINFO_DD_T table.
2. Enable the encryption for fields (BANK_NO and DEBIT_NUM) in the PODL file and loading the same.
3. Run the pin_crypt_upgrade from the $PIN_HOME/apps/pin_crypt directory.
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