10 Utility Changes from BRM 7.3.1 to BRM 7.4

This chapter provides upgrade impacts information for Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management (BRM) Release 7.3.1 to BRM 7.4. It describes the utility changes that affect your BRM system, and what you must consider when you upgrade from 7.3.1 to 7.4.

See "About Upgrading BRM Releases" for information on planning your upgrade implementation, such as setting up your development and test environments.

Changed Utilities

Table 10-1 provides a list of the utilities that were changed between BRM 7.3.1 and BRM 7.4 releases.

Table 10-1 Changed Utilities

Changed Utility Description


You can use rad_tester to simulate sending AAA requests to the RADIUS server.

In addition, a new packet, update_pkt.sample, has been created to support interim accounting requests. You use this packet along with rad_tester to simulate update accounting requests from the NAS.