This document contains release notes for Oracle Monetization Cloud 1.0.
This section describes the enhancements in Oracle Monetization Cloud 22.214.171.124.8.
To help prevent data corruption in production databases, the ability to manage virtual time is restricted to the BOC_FULL_ADMIN role. This role should never be granted to users who have access to the production environments. For more information, see Testing Oracle Monetization Cloud by Using Virtual Time and Implementing Role-Based Application Security.
This section describes the new features in Oracle Monetization Cloud 126.96.36.199.7.
You can create on-demand or repeating jobs for performing deferred actions, for retrying failed deferred actions, and for purging successful deferred actions.
For more information, see About Performing Deferred Actions Before Running Billing.
Oracle Monetization Cloud supports using time zone designators for times in SOAP web service requests, as specified by ISO 8601.
For more information, see About Web Service Request Date and Time Format.
This section describes the new features in Oracle Monetization Cloud 188.8.131.52.4.
Oracle Monetization Cloud includes new activity web service operations that allow you to schedule actions, such as account activation or service activation, for a future date. To schedule and run deferred actions, call these activity operations in the BRMActServices_v2 SOAP API:
For more information, see Activity Operations and SOAP API Reference.
This section describes the new features in Oracle Monetization Cloud 184.108.40.206.3.
Oracle Monetization Cloud includes new activity web service operations that allow you to manage deferred actions. To modify or delete deferred actions, call these activity operations in the BRMActServices_v2 SOAP API:
For more information, see Activity Operations and SOAP API Reference.
This section describes the new features in Oracle Monetization Cloud 220.127.116.11.
The publishing event that's sent when a charge offer is created or updated now contains pricing information. The pricing information is in the new <RatePlan> element of the ProductInfoChange message payload in the /event/notification/price/products/modify publishing event.
For more information, see /event/notification/price/products/modify.
Oracle Monetization Cloud now copies generated invoices to your SFTP server. See Retrieving invoice files from the SFTP server.
You can now change the output format for all of your customers' invoices by using Business Intelligence (BI) Publisher. For example, you can change the output format from the default of PDF to XML or HTML.
For more information, see Setting the Output Format for Invoices.
When you create a new service in Business Configuration, you must now explicitly map events to the service. Business Configuration doesn't show any mapped events for a new service by default and doesn't inherit events from other services. See Creating Services.
The default billing job now finds and performs actions that were set for the future. For example, if a customer signs up for a free trial period of seven days on September 14, you can delay charging the customer until September 21. Oracle Monetization Cloud then charges the customer when pin_deferred_act runs on September 21 as part of the daily billing job. See About the Default Job.
This section lists significant documentation updates. For a complete list of updates, see the Document Revision History table in each book's preface.
The following updates were made to the documentation in July 2018:
Revised information about using virtual time in production environments. This is now restricted to the BOC_FULL_ADMIN role, which should never be granted to users who have access to the production environments. See Testing Oracle Monetization Cloud by Using Virtual Time and Implementing Role-Based Application Security.
Added information about using Business Operations jobs to manage deferred actions. See About Performing Deferred Actions Before Running Billing.
Added information about supported time formats for SOAP web service requests. See About Web Service Request Date and Time Format.
Revised information about the capabilities of the OIMAdministrators role and the TenantSysAdmin user. See Implementing Role-Based Application Security.
The following updates were made to the documentation in March 2018:
Added reference information for these publishing events:
Added /notify to the names of these publishing events:
Added information about how to use the pcmOpSearch operation.
Added an overview about how data is stored in the Oracle Monetization Cloud database, including information about storable classes, objects, and POIDs. See About Data Storage in Oracle Monetization Cloud.
Added information about accessing WSDL files from an Oracle Monetization Cloud instance. See About Web Service WSDL Files
The following update was made to the documentation in January 2018:
Added information about using secure file transfer protocol (SFTP) to protect data as you upload and download files. See Transferring Files Securely with SFTP.
This section documents known problems in Oracle Monetization Cloud 1.0.
The sign-in page of Oracle Monetization Cloud 1.0 displays the product's former name, Oracle Billing and Revenue Management Cloud Service.
Signing in using your Oracle Monetization Cloud user name and password opens Oracle Monetization Cloud.
In Business Configuration, the Balance Elements table contains a Can Be Folded column. Oracle Monetization Cloud 1.0 does not support folds.
For security reasons, Oracle Access Manager is not accessible in Oracle Monetization Cloud 1.0. Therefore, to perform the following tasks, you must get assistance from Oracle Support:
Register external applications for OAuth authorization to call Oracle Monetization Cloud web services.
Configure Oracle Monetization Cloud to use an external Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) identity provider for operations such as single sign-on to Oracle Monetization Cloud through an external customer relationship management (CRM) system.
To get assistance from Oracle Support, submit a service request to:
In Business Operations and Subscriber Management, the Help link in the title bar goes to the wrong target.
To open the correct Help for those applications, use the following links:
Business Operations Help
Subscriber Management Help
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Oracle Monetization Cloud Release Notes, Release 1.0
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