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BRM 7.5 Patch Set 13 is a maintenance patch set. This maintenance patch set 1 includes all the fixes cumulative from Patch Set 1 through Patch Set 12. The Maintenance Patch Set 1 will be a pre-requisite for all future patch sets of BRM 7.5 released after this one.

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management 7.5 Maintenance Patch Set 1 is released on 31 August 2015.


Patch ID: <Patch 21513185>


Key Enhancements:

- Partitioning and Purging features

With this patch set, you can

  • Partition bill, invoice, item, journal, newsfeed, sepa and user_activity storable classes, in addition to event storable classes, by default when BRM is installed.
  • Purge bill, invoice, item, journal, newsfeed and sepa objects, in addition to event objects, using partition_utils utility.
  • Convert any non-partitioned storable class to a partitioned storable class just like bill, event, invoice, item, and journal storable classes, after installing BRM.
  • Make the item storable class either purgeable or non-purgeable. Like non-purgeable event objects, non-purgeable item objects are automatically stored in the partition_historic partition.

- General Ledger

You can now segregate unbilled revenue by General Ledger cycle, within a billing cycle.

- Certifications

BRM is now certified on Java 1.8. Please see release notes for more information.


This announcement was also published via <Note 2051080.1>.

Oracle Communications is pleased to announce the availability of BRM 7.5 Patch Set 12 Localization(L10N) packages on My Oracle Support.



Localization patches are available for download for the following languages:


  •     Chinese Simplified
  •     Chinese Traditional
  •     English
  •     French
  •     Italian
  •     Japanese
  •     Korean
  •     Portuguese Brazilian
  •     Russian
  •     Spanish


Please refer to BRM 7.5 Patch Set 12 Release <Note 2015452.1> for download details.

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