pin_inv_accts Not Recognizing The Option "-N" Start Time (Doc ID 727149.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 26, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.2.1.0.0 to 7.2.1.0.1 [Release 7.2.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 20-Feb-2012.
***Checked for relevance on 26-Dec-2013***


Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:

pin_inv_accts is not working when using parameter -N.

(note: -N specifies N days before now)

The below was extracted from pin_inv.pinlog:

D Tue Jul 01 16:51:10 2008 <no machine> pin_inv_accts:16091 pin_mta_conf.c:62
0 1:xxxxx:pin_inv_accts:16091:1:0:1208908327:1
   pin_mta_convert_cmdline_options_to_flist parameters flist
# number of field entries allocated 20, used 4
0 PIN_FLD_PARAMS ARRAY [1] allocated 20, used 1
1   PIN_FLD_PARAM_NAME STR [0] "-verbose"
0 PIN_FLD_PARAMS ARRAY [2] allocated 20, used 1
1   PIN_FLD_PARAM_NAME STR [0] "-test"
0 PIN_FLD_PARAMS ARRAY [3] allocated 20, used 2
1   PIN_FLD_PARAM_NAME STR [0] "-start"
1   PIN_FLD_PARAM_VALUE STR [0] "05/01/2008"
0 PIN_FLD_PARAMS ARRAY [4] allocated 20, used 2
1   PIN_FLD_PARAM_NAME STR [0] "-end"
1   PIN_FLD_PARAM_VALUE STR [0] "5"
D Tue Jul 01 16:51:10 2008 BRM01 pin_inv_accts:16091 pcpst.c(52):348 1:xxxxx:
pin_inv_accts:16091:1:0:1208908327:0
   connect to host=xxxxx, port=12641 OK
...
E Tue Jul 01 16:51:10 2008 BRM01 pin_inv_accts:16091 pin_inv_accts_utils.c:15
7 1:xxxxx:pin_inv_accts:16091:1:7:1208908327:2
   can't get day/mon/year out of string
   <location=PIN_ERRLOC_APP:8 class=PIN_ERRCLASS_APPLICATION:4 errno=PIN_ERR_BAD_ARG:4>
   <field num=0:0,0 recid=0 reserved=11 reserved2=0 time(sec:usec)=0:0>
   <facility=0 msg_id=0 version=0>



-- Steps To Reproduce:

> pin_inv_accts -help

Usage: pin_inv_accts [-verbose] [-test] [-start <time>] [-end <time>][-pay_type <bill_type>] [-regen]

<time> format: MM/DD/YYYY or -N
-N specifies N days before now.

> pin_inv_accts -verbose -test -start 05/01/2008 -end 5
Number of data errors encountered = 1.
Total number of errors encountered = 1.




Cause

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