IP Address Creation By Subnet Mask Uses Wrong Ranges

(Doc ID 749039.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.3.0.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
Attempt to create IP by subnet:
172.28.0.0 Subnet Mask: 255.255.224.0
Expected creation of range 172.28.0.1 - 172.28.31.254
Instead, got 172.28.32.1 - 172.28.223.254

Then attempt to create IP by range:
Wasn't allowed to create the range by entering from 172.28.0.1 and to: 172.28.31.254.
That said there was a problem with the To: number.

-- Steps To Reproduce:

1)
Open IP Admin center,
File->New IP
Select "Create Multiple Devices"
Select "By Subnet Mask"
Enter 255.255.224.0 for Subnet Mask
Enter 172.28.0.0. for IP
Choose any available APN
Commit

2)
Open IP Admin center,
File->New IP
Select "Create Multiple Devices"
Select "By Range"
Enter From: 172.28.0.0 To: 172.28.31.254
Choose any available APN
Commit
Got error message pops up: Bad value in field 'To'.

Errors in cm.pinlog:

E Wed Oct 22 14:43:55 2008 machine1 cm:24534 fm_ip_device_create.c:212
1:zelda:cm:23945:1:1301:1224711835:2
op_ip_device_create error
<location=PIN_ERRLOC_FM:5 class=PIN_ERRCLASS_APPLICATION:4
errno=PIN_ERR_BAD_VALUE:46>
<field num=PIN_FLD_END_ADDRESS:5,9246 recid=0 reserved=0 reserved2=0
time(sec:usec)=0:0>
<facility=0 msg_id=0 version=0>
E Wed Oct 22 14:43:55 2008 machine1 cm:24534 cm_child.c(105):4621
1:zelda:cm:23945:1:1301:1224711835:2
op PCM_OP_IP_DEVICE_CREATE returned an error
<location=PIN_ERRLOC_FM:5 class=PIN_ERRCLASS_APPLICATION:4
errno=PIN_ERR_BAD_VALUE:46>
<field num=PIN_FLD_END_ADDRESS:5,9246 recid=0 reserved=0 reserved2=0
time(sec:usec)=0:0>
<facility=0 msg_id=0 version=0>



Cause

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