3 Definitions, symbols and abbreviations

32.3273GPPSOAP Solution Set (SS)Telecommunication managementTest management Integration Reference Point (IRP)TS

3.1 Definitions

For the purposes of the present document, the terms and definitions given in TR 21.905 [1], 3GPP TS 32.101 [2], 3GPP TS 32.102 [3], 3GPP TS 32.150 [4] apply. A term defined in the present document takes precedence over the definition of the same term, if any, in TR 21.905 [1].

Test Category: one or more tests sharing a common purpose and similar characteristics

Tester Object (TO): managed object that is instantiated for the purpose of monitoring and controlling a test invocation
Each test invocation has one associated TO. TOs are created and deleted by managed objects with TARR functionality.

3.2 Abbreviations

For the purposes of the present document, the abbreviations given in TR 21.905 [1], in 3GPP TS 32.101 [2], 3GPP TS 32.102 [3], 3GPP TS 32.150 [4], and the following apply. An abbreviation defined in the present document takes precedence over the definition of the same abbreviation, if any, in TR 21.905 [1].

NE Network Element

NM Network Management Center

TARR Test Action Request Receiver

TO Tester Object