CM To Real-Time Pipeline Communication Failure With Large Flists (Doc ID 951302.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.3.0.0.0 to 7.3.0.0.0 [Release 7.3.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 28-Apr-2011***
***Checked for relevance on 25-Oct-2012***
Checked for relevance on 03-Jun-2014

Symptoms

UEL failed during rating of events having quantity larger than 700 sec. It was noticed that failure happened in the communication to RT-Pipeline.

A long array of Balance_impacts is included in the event flist, each covering a 30s step, and the overall size of the flist could be the reason of the fault, during transfer from CM to Pipeline:

This is a snippet from CM pinlog, with the error message:

D Tue Aug 25 15:28:31 2009 zppbias1 cm:16624
fm_rate_and_discount_event.c:5391:zppbias1:UnknownProgramName:0:Thread 1:10001:1251206908:0
Re-directing to PCM_OP_RATE_DISCOUNT_EVENT input flist
# number of field entries allocated 20, used 12
0 PIN_FLD_POID POID [0] 0.0.0.1 /event/session/telco/voice_out -1 0
...
2 PIN_FLD_QUANTITY_FROM DECIMAL [0] 0.0000000000
2 PIN_FLD_QUANTITY_TO DECIMAL [0] 60.00000000
...
2 PIN_FLD_QUANTITY_FROM DECIMAL [0] 60.00000000
2 PIN_FLD_QUANTITY_TO DECIMAL [0] 240.00000000
...
2 PIN_FLD_QUANTITY_FROM DECIMAL [0] 240.00000000
2 PIN_FLD_QUANTITY_TO DECIMAL [0] 270.00000000
...
...
...
2 PIN_FLD_QUANTITY_FROM DECIMAL [0] 780.00000000
2 PIN_FLD_QUANTITY_TO DECIMAL [0] 810.00000000
...
D Tue Aug 25 15:28:31 2009 zppbias1 cm:16624
cm_em.c(19):1621:zppbias1:UnknownProgramName:0:Thread 1:10001:1251206908:0
CMAP fwd_op_to_em: emctxp = 0
D Tue Aug 25 15:28:31 2009 zppbias1 cm:16624
cm_em.c(19):3501:zppbias1:UnknownProgramName:0:Thread 1:10001:1251206908:0
CMAP fwd_op_to_em: NEW emctxp = 85547e0
D Tue Aug 25 15:28:31 2009 zppbias1 cm:16624
cm_em.c(19):3941:zppbias1:UnknownProgramName:0:Thread 1:10001:1251206908:0
CMAP fwd_op_to_em: pcp_send DONE
E Tue Aug 25 15:28:32 2009 zppbias1 cm:16624
pcp_xdrst.c(46):50261:zppbias1:UnknownProgramName:0:Thread 1:10001:1251206908:0
pcpxdr_fld_list: bad type 12288, field 1, recid 16778056, used 2/allocated 20 [2]
E Tue Aug 25 15:28:32 2009 zppbias1 cm:16624
pcp_xdrst.c(46):30341:zppbias1:UnknownProgramName:0:Thread 1:10001:1251206908:0
pcpxdr_op_decode: bad xdr: PinErr=9 - PIN_ERR_BAD_TYPE
CMAP fwd_op_to_em: pcp_send DONE
E Tue Aug 25 15:28:32 2009 zppbias1 cm:16624 pcp_xdrst.c(46):5026
1:zppbias1:UnknownProgramName:0:Thread 1:10001:1251206908:0
pcpxdr_fld_list: bad type 12288, field 1, recid 16778056, used 2/allocated
20 [2]
E Tue Aug 25 15:28:32 2009 zppbias1 cm:16624 pcp_xdrst.c(46):3034
1:zppbias1:UnknownProgramName:0:Thread 1:10001:1251206908:0
pcpxdr_op_decode: bad xdr: PinErr=9 - PIN_ERR_BAD_TYPE



Cause

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