Among the five types
of credits ‘Recurring Credit’ and ‘One-time’ credit can be set while creating
or editing a pricing profile. ‘User Credit’ is set for each user (tenant),
‘Unit Credit’ is set at the metered resource pricing level and ‘Subscription Credit’
is set for each subscription.
Note: For ‘Recurring Credit’, ‘One-time
credit’ and ‘Subscription credit’ to work, ‘IS PROMOTIONS FEATURE ENABLED?’ Has to be enabled from Settings → Product Features tab.
‘Unit Credit’ can be
applied only to subscriptions that is charged as ‘Pay-As-You-Go’.
is a credit amount that is given as discount for every month to the users who register
for Billing service in their subscription.
As the name indicates one-time
credit expires over a period. Any tenant who subscribe for this offer gets a
discount for a number of days from the date of registering the Billing service.
Billing solution allows the admin
to set credits for individual users. Credits can be set to user irrespective of
the number of subscriptions that is been registered against the Billing
Unit credit is given for the meters
of resource while configuring a ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ pricing profile.
These credits are specific to
subscription and are not dependent on any plan or pricing profile. It can be
given in four different ways:
Recurring credit is a credit amount that is
given as discount for every month to the subscription. For the first month
alone, the credit amount will be prorated from the date of registering the
Recurring credit in Percentage is like
‘Recurring Credit’, the only difference is that credit amount computation. For
‘Recurring Credit’ the specified amount will be directly applied to the
subscription but for ‘Recurring Credit in Percentage’, the credit amount will
be calculated as given credit percent of total cost of the subscription. For
e.g. If given credit percent = 5 and total cost = 100, then credit amount of 5
will be applied to subscription.
One-time credit is a credit amount that is given
as discount to the subscription for one time only.
The One-Time Credit in Percentage is like
‘One-Time Credit’ but the credit calculation is different for both. For
‘One-Time Credit’ the specified amount will be directly applied to the
subscription but for ‘‘One-Time Credit in Percentage’, the credit amount will
be computed same as ‘Recurring Monthly Credit in Percentage’