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Creates a new usage type

Input Arguments

Req Field Name Field Type Max Length Description
required-icon.png client_no long 22 Aria-assigned unique identifier indicating the Aria client providing service to this account.
required-icon.png auth_key string 32 Aria-assigned unique key to be passed with each method call for authenticating the validity of the requestor.
required-icon.png usage_type_name string 100 Name of usage type. Translatable.
required-icon.png usage_type_desc string 300 Description of usage type. Translatable.
required-icon.png usage_unit_type_no int 8 Unique identifier for usage type unit.
  usage_type_code string 30 Client defined unique identifier
  usage_type_display_string string 100 Supp display string of usage type. Translatable.
  supplemental_obj_field array   Specifies the supplemental object fields to be added for this usage type
  brd_arrow.giffield_no int 100 the field no
  brd_arrow.giffield_name string 100 the field name
  brd_arrow.giffield_value string array   the field value
  usage_rating_timing int 1

Rating Time Indicator governs the time when usage is rated, that is, either during invoicing process or during usage loading to the platform.

Note: The usage_rating_timing parameter is only available for newly created usage types in the system. Existing usage types will be left with NULL values which will still consider global/client level parameter value when loaded in the system.

Allowable values for usage_rating_timing:

Output Arguments

Field Name Field Type Description
error_code long Aria-assigned error identifier. 0 indicates no error
error_msg string Textual description of any error that occurred. "OK" if there was no error.
usage_type_no int Unique identifier for usage type. 
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