BRM PS21 Does Not Allow Discount Change Where PS14 Was Allowing It
(Doc ID 2494239.1)
Last updated on MARCH 06, 2019
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, after installaing PS21 does not allow discount change where PS14 did.
Error logged while changing the discount validity:
cycle_end_t cannot be before the purchase_start_t
<location=PIN_ERRLOC_FM:5 class=PIN_ERRCLASS_APPLICATION:4 errno=PIN_ERR_BAD_VALUE:46>
<field num=PIN_FLD_CYCLE_END_T:8,267 recid=0 reserved=0 reserved2=0 time(sec:usec)=1531132216:725850>
<facility=0 msg_id=91 version=1>
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create an account on 2019-02-02 and run make bill now on this account.
2. Change PVT to 2019-03-02 and run billing.
3. Change PVT to 2019-03-05.
4. Purchase a discount with start date set to 2019-03-05 midnight
5. Use PCM_OP_SUBSCRIPTION_SET_DISCOUNTINFO to set the discount PIN_FLD_CYCLE_END_T to 2019-03-05 midnight (but backdate the request to 2019-03-04 23:59:59 to simulate late command arriving)
6. Error observed while processing the PCM_OP_SUBSCRIPTION_SET_DISCOUNTINFO opcode: "cycle_end_t cannot be before the purchase_start_t" even if requested cycle_end_t is precisely equals to the purchase_start_t.
Note: The issue may not affect every discount.
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