Network Working Group H. Hakala Request for Comments: L. Mattila Category: Standards Track Ericsson J-P. Koskinen M. Stura J. Loughney Nokia. For more information, see the Diameter Credit-Control Application protocol specification detail: Opens a new window. RFC Diameter Credit-Control Application August 5. Click here to download RFC TXT format PDF format coming soon. DCCA and Gy.

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This is part of the basic protocol functionality and all stacks should support it and as such abstract from the connectivity related operations. Internet protocols Internet Standards. Service Event An event relating to a service provided to the end user. Internet Standards Application layer protocols Computer access control protocols Authentication protocols. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived from the original on 4 July When real-time credit-control is required, the credit-control client contacts the credit-control server with information about a possible service dccz.

Please refer to the current edition of the “Internet Official Protocol Standards” STD 1 for the standardization state and status of this protocol. If an AVP with rtc ” M ” bit set is received by a Diameter client, server, proxy, or translation agent and either the AVP or its value is unrecognized, the message must be rejected.

During interrogation money is reserved from the user account. It is used between the Diameter credit-control client and the credit-control server to request credit authorization for a given service. For session based credit-control, both the credit control client and the credit-control server are required to maintain rff session state. It monitors the usage of the granted quota according 44006 instructions returned by credit-control server.


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In addition, there are services such as gaming and advertising that may credit as well as debit a user account. Standards Track Ericsson J-P. It belongs to the application layer protocols in the internet protocol suite. Views Read Edit Dccq history. In contrast, credit authorization with direct debiting is a single transaction process wherein the credit-control server directly deducts a suitable amount of money from the user’s account as rgc as the credit authorization request is received.

In the first model, the credit-control server rates the request, reserves a suitable amount of money from the user’s account, and returns the corresponding amount of credit resources. Credit-Control Application Overview The credit authorization process takes place ecca and during service delivery to the end user and generally requires the user’s authentication and authorization before any request is sent to the credit-control server.

Diameter Credit-Control Application – Wikipedia

Session based credit-control A credit-control process that makes use of several interrogations: This is left to the service context that has to be specified separately, as is some of the semantics. Diameter Credit-control Server A Diameter credit-control server acts as a prepaid server, performing real-time rating and credit-control. Retrieved 12 October The system can also contain separate rating server s406 accounts can 400 located in a centralized database.

An event-based credit control process uses events as charging mechanism. Therefore, it is assumed that a Diameter credit-control server will provide service only for Diameter credit-control clients that have agreed beforehand as to the content of credit-control messages.


The ” R ” Request bit — If set, the message is a request.

For price inquiries the client ask the server what the price for a unit is, and the server responds with the price. The other Diameter applications provide service specific authorization, and they do not provide credit authorization for prepaid dcxa. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Diameter Credit-Control Applicationis a networking protocol for Diameter application used to implement real-time credit-control for a variety of end user services. The Diameter protocol was initially developed by Pat R. The End-to-End Identifier is an unsigned bit integer field in network byte order that rfd used to detect duplicate messages along with dca combination of the Origin-Host AVP.

It is used between the credit-control server and the Diameter credit-control client to acknowledge a Credit- Control-Request command.

The values are for permanent, standard commands allocated by IANA. Diameter is used for many different interfaces defined by the 3GPP standards, with each interface typically defining new commands and attributes. In next generation wireless networks, additional functionality is required beyond that specified in the Diameter base protocol. The client is allowed to request units before the previous grant is completely used, in order to avoid suspending the subscriber session while talking to the server.

In this rdc the server grants the client all the units it requested.