Several Cycles Forward Events Created After Cancellation Of Discount (Doc ID 806843.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.3.1.0.0 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 25-Nov-2013***

Symptoms

Several cycle forward events are generated with the same balance impact (of impact type = 128) after cancellation of a discount previously purchased on an account


Steps To Reproduce:

* create a product/deal1 ; 
         > /service/ip 
         > MCF
         > charge 1 month bill in advance
         > RPS having, say, 5 rate plans with a criteria such that one gets applied, Ex : account.pin_fld_currency = 978
         > proration setting : purchase - do not charge , cancel - charge based on usage
* create a discount/deal2 ;
         > /service/ip
         > cascade
         > MCF with out-of-box discount model DM10%OFF
* DOM = 22
* config_billing_delay is commented in cm pin.conf
* MCF = Monthly Cycle Forward , DOM = Accounting Day of Month (actg_dom)


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1 - 01/Aug/2011: create account with dummy plan , currency 978
2 - 01/Aug/2011: purchase deal1 created above
3 - 22/Aug/2011: bill the account: a cycle forward is generated
4 - 22/Sep/2011: bill the account: a cycle forward is generated
5 - 11/Oct/2011: set the end dates of cycle and usage of product to 01/Apr/2012
6 - 11/Oct/2011: purchase the deal2
7 - 13/Oct/2011: reset the end dates of cycle and usage of product to their initial values (i.e., 0)
8 - 13/Oct/2011: cancel the discount
9 - You will see that several cycle forward events are generated

Cause

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