This rating method consists of a charge that is added on top of another product whenever the said product is added to the invoice of the customer.
Step 1. Create a new product.
Go through the motion of creating a new product by referring to the How To Create A New Product section. When asked to specify the Rating Method, select Conditional Product Charge.
Step 2. Specify the rate details.
You have the ability to skip defining the default rate for the product for later definition when provisioning to a customer or when it is added to a package as a package product. For the purpose of this process, we will define the default rate for the product that you created.
Click the Specify Default Rate checkbox and enter the rate corresponding to the currency code that the product will be used for.
Refer to table 1 below for the field definitions to help you populate the rate details.
Click Submit to save the changes.
|Apply Charge on Component||
Lookup that will allow you to select the source product that will trigger the inclusion of the conditional product charge product to be included in the customer's invoice. Whenever the source product is added to a customer's invoice, this conditional charge will be included as well.
Indicate how the charge will be applied. Available options are:
If the type is set to Percentage, the percentage will be taken based on the rated amount of the source product.
|Tiered Rate Type||
Only applicable for Tiered Pricing, this allows for choosing the behavior of how usage data is handled for tiered rates. Available choices are:
|Tier Calculation Level||
Only applicable for tiered pricing, this indicate the aggregate level of the tiered rates. Available options are:
|Split Usage Crossing Bands||When dealing with large chunks of data, enabling this option will allow the splitting of usage data across bands. Disabling the option will have the large chunk rated against the lower band.|
Indicates the type of pricing that the product will use. Available options are:
Pricing rate of the product.
Minimum charge when this product is charged to the customer. If the computed rate multiplied by the # of consumed units is less than the minimum charge, the minimum charge will be reflected on the customer's invoice.