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PDC Webservice Retry Logic to Avoid OptimisticLockException (Doc ID 2484511.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Pricing Design Center - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Bill offer publication involves publishing changeset to Pricing Design Center (PDC) WebService with the payload like below:
Offer Definition
  Package reference
  Charge reference
  Discount reference
Package definition
Charge definition
Discount definition

Since the Bill catalog system does not identify the individual pricing elements being modified, the entire offer including Packages/Charges/Discounts is always republished. When the Charges/Discounts are part of two changesets published in parallel, PDC throws OptimisticLockException. In order to avoid this systemically, the user is requesting PDC webservice to implement a retry logic for configurable number of retries.
Below error is observed in PDC Admin server log:



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