1 Scope

24.5443GPPGroup managementProtocol specificationRelease 17Service Enabler Architecture Layer (SEAL)TS

The present document specifies the protocol aspects for the group management capability of SEAL to support vertical applications (e.g. V2X) over the 3GPP system.

The present document is applicable to the User Equipment (UE) supporting the group management client functionality as described in 3GPP TS 23.434 [2], to the application server supporting the group management server functionality as described in 3GPP TS 23.434 [2] and to the application server supporting the vertical application server (VAL server) functionality as defined in specific vertical application service (VAL service) specification.

NOTE: The specification of the VAL server for a specific VAL service is out of scope for present document.