3 Definitions and abbreviations

32.3233GPPCommon Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) Solution Set (SS)Release 9Telecommunication managementTest management Integration Reference Point (IRP)TS

3.1 Definitions

For the purposes of the present document, the terms and definitions defined in 3GPP TS 32.322 [6] apply.

3.2 Abbreviations

For the purposes of the present document, the following abbreviations apply:

CORBA Common Object Request Broker Architecture

EM Element Manager

GSM Global System for Mobile communications

IDL Interface Definition Language

IRP Integration Reference Point

IOC Information Object Class

IS Information Service

NE Network Element

NM Network Manager

OMG Object Management Group

QoS Quality of Service

SS Solution Set

3.3 IRP document version number string

The IRP document version number (sometimes called "IRP version" or "version number") string is used to identify the present document. The definition of "IRP document version number string" in 3GPP TS 32.311 [8] provides the rule to derive such a string.

This string is returned in get_test_management_IRP_versions method and is carried in the first field of the notification header of all notifications related to Test Management IRP. This string is also returned in get_notification_categories method of the Notification IRPAgent, in case that IRPAgent is responsible for emitting notifications related to Test Management IRP.