Charging Manager component is used by features to interact with the charging sub-system provided by Sentinel. Features use the
Charging Manager to create one or more charging instances during the session. Each charging instance represents a charging conversation with an Online Charging System (OCS).
There is one
ChargingManagerinstance for each session.
ChargingManagermay manage one or more charging instances. For example, the diagram shows that there is both SCUR and IEC based charging involved in the session.
The first release implementation of the
The Charging Manager is currently only available in the Sentinel SIP frontend, but the concept eventually will be extended to the other cores.
See Using the SIP Charging Manager to learn how features access and use the