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Diameter Credit-Control Application (RFC4006)

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Original Publication Date: 2005-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Aug-19

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

H. Hakala: AUTHOR [+5]

Abstract

This document specifies a Diameter application that can be used to implement real-time credit-control for a variety of end user services such as network access, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) services, messaging services, and download services.

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Network Working Group                                          H. Hakala
Request for Comments: 4006                                    L. Mattila
Category: Standards Track                                       Ericsson
                                                           J-P. Koskinen
                                                                M. Stura
                                                             J. Loughney
                                                                   Nokia
                                                             August 2005


                 Diameter Credit-Control Application

Status of This Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet
   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state
   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

   This document specifies a Diameter application that can be used to
   implement real-time credit-control for a variety of end user services
   such as network access, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) services,
   messaging services, and download services.

Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction.................................................   4
       1.1.   Requirements Language.................................   5
       1.2.   Terminology...........................................   5
       1.3.   Advertising Application Support.......................   7
   2.  Architecture Models..........................................   7
   3.  Credit-Control Messages......................................   9
       3.1.   Credit-Control-Request (CCR) Command..................   9
       3.2.   Credit-Control-Answer (CCA) Command...................  11
   4.  Credit-Control Application Overview..........................  11
       4.1.   Service-Specific Rating Input and Interoperability....  13
   5.  Session Based Credit-Control.................................  15
       5.1.   General Principles....................................  15
       5.2.   First Interrogation...................................  21
       5.3.   Intermediate Interrogation............................  27
       5.4.   Final Interrogation.........