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3Definitions, symbols and abbreviations
4Required functionality of the OCS
5Architectural concept
5.1Architecture reference model for online charging
5.2Functions within the OCS
5.2.1Online Charging Functions Event Based Charging Function Session Based Charging Function
5.2.2Rating Function
6Functionalities and Message Flows6
6.1Reference Point Required Functionality
6.1.1Re Reference Point (EBCF, SBCF - Rating Function) Functionality for class "A" Rating Function Class "A" Counter Handling Functionality for class "B" Rating Function
6.1.2Rc Reference Point (EBCF, SBCF - Account Balance Management Function)
6.2Re Message Flows
6.2.1Class "A" Rating Function Message Flows PriceRequest method PriceRequest scenario with Immediate Charging PriceRequest scenario with Unit Reservation TariffRequest method Basic TariffRequest scenario TariffRequest Scenario with multiple Tariff Switches and Expiry Time TariffRequest Scenario with limited validity TariffRequest Scenario with unsolicited changes of session parameters PriceRequest scenario with Unit Reservation TariffRequest method TariffRequest scenario with successful service delivery TariffRequest scenario with service denial or unsuccessful delivery
Figure : Tariff request scenario with service denial or unsuccessful delivery ServiceUsageRequest with reservation method
7Definition of charging information
7.1Re Message Types and Formats
7.1.1General guidelines General Description of Data types and Message Formats Rating Function Class selection
7.1.2Methods PriceRequest Method TariffRequest Method ServiceUsageRequest Method
7.1.3Parameter Definitions Common Parameters Class “A” specific Parameters Class “B” specific Parameters
7.1.4Diameter protocol specification Diameter Rating messages on the Re interface PriceRequest message PriceResponse message TariffRequest message TariffResponse message ServiceUsageRequest message ServiceUsageResponse message AVPs for Rating on the Re interface ActualTime AVP AllowedUnits AVP BasicPrice AVP BasicPriceTimeStamp AVP BeginTime AVP BillingInfo AVP ConsumedUnits AVP ConsumedUnitsAfterTariffSwitch AVP Counter AVP CounterChange AVP CounterChangeForFirstChargeableTimeUnit AVP CounterChangeForFirstChargeableTimeUnitAfterSwitch AVP CounterChangePerChargeableVolumeUnit AVP CounterChangePerChargeableVolumeUnitAfterSwitch AVP CounterChangePerConsumedServiceUnit AVP CounterChangePerSession AVP CounterChangePerSubsequentChargeableTimeUnit AVP CounterChangePerSubsequentChargeableTimeUnitAfterSwitch AVP CounterExpiryDate AVP CounterID AVP CounterPrice AVP CounterTariff AVP CounterThreshold AVP CounterType AVP CounterValue AVP CounterValueBegin AVP CounterValueChange AVP CounterValueEnd AVP DestinationID AVP DestinationIDData AVP DestinationIDType AVP ExpiryTime AVP Extension AVP FirstRequest AVP ImpactOnCounter AVP MinimalRequestedUnits AVP MonetaryTariffAfterValidUnits AVP MonetaryQuota AVP Service-Rating AVP Price AVP RequestedCounter AVP RequestedUnits AVP RequestSubType AVP Service-Identifier AVP ServiceInformation AVP SetCounterTo AVP Subscription-Id AVP Subscription-Id-Data AVP Subscription-Id-Type AVP TariffSwitchTime AVP ValidUnits AVP
7.2OCS Charging data records
7.2.1General description
B.2Reference Point Functionality
B.3Rc Reference Point Message Flows
B.3.1Immediate Account Debit
B.3.2Event based Account Reservation with Debit or Release
Figure B.3.2 - Event based Account Reservation with Debit or Release
B.3.3Session based Account Reservation with Debit or Release
B.3.4Account Refund
B.3.5Balance Query
B.4Rc operation mapping to Diameter
B.5Rc Diameter AVP Definition Guidance
B.5.1Credit-Control-Request Message Syntax definition for
B.5.2Credit-Control-Answer Message Syntax Definition for
B.6AVPs Description for the Rc Reference Point
B.6.1AB-Response AVP
B.6.2Acct-Balance AVP
B.6.3Acct-Balance-Id AVP
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Charging Management Release 11 - OCS Application and Interfaces

Charging Management Release 11 - OCS Application and Interfaces

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