The Use of PCM_OP_ACT_USAGE in relation to PCM_OPFLG_CALC_ONLY flag (Doc ID 457731.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.3.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 19-Jan-2012***


Symptoms

Sometimes it is important to inform the customer of the price before he service usage is started.

To accomplish this, BRM rates the event or session without debiting account by executing the opcode PCM_OP_ACT_USAGE with PCM_OPFLG_CALC_ONLY flag. 

But there is also notation "Important Do not call PCM_OP_ACT_USAGE directly"

Which opcode should one use instead of PCM_OP_ACT_USAGE?

Changes

The Problem arises when using the following applications, BRM with Telco Framework, GSM Manager and Discounting Pipeline.

Cause

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