B.5 Measurements Related to the VLR

12.043GPPPerformance data measurementsTS

B.5.1 VLR Measurement Function

B.5.1.1 Attempted MS memory available notifications

A. This measurement provides the number of times a VLR informs the HLR that a MS is available for receiving short messages once again (these are counted as attempts).

B. CC.

C. Transmission of a "MAP_READY_FOR_SM" service request (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. attMSMemoryAvailableNotifications.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.2 Successful MS memory available notifications

A. This measurement provides the number of times a VLR successfully informs the HLR that a MS is available for receiving short messages once again.

B. CC.

C. Receipt of "MAP_READY_FOR_SM" service confirmation without "user error" parameter value (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. succMSMemoryAvailableNotifications.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.3 Attempted Identification requests to PVLRs

A. This measurement provides the number of identification information requests to the PVLR for subscribers registering afresh in this VLR (these are counted as attempts).

B. CC.

C. Transmission of "MAP_SEND_IDENTIFICATION" service request (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. attIdentificationReqToPVLRs.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.4 Successful Identification requests to PVLRs

A. This measurement provides the number of successful identification requests to the PVLR for subscriber registering afresh in this VLR.

B. CC.

C. Receipt of "MAP_SEND_IDENTIFICATION" service confirmation without "user error" parameter value (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. succIdentificationReqToPVLRs.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.5 Attempted page requests

A. This measurement provides the number of page requests (these are counted as attempts).

B. CC.

C. Transmission of "MAP_PAGE" service request (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. attPageReqs.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.6 Successful page requests

A. This measurement provides the number of successful page requests.

B. CC.

C. Receipt of "MAP_PAGE" service confirmation without a "user error" parameter value (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. succPageReqs.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.7 Attempted page requests per Location Area

A. This measurement provides the number of page requests per Location Area (these are counted as attempts).

B. CC.

C. Transmission of "MAP_PAGE" service request (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. attPageReqsPerLocationArea.

E. An integer value per Location Area.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.8 Successful page requests per Location Area

A. This measurement provides the number of successful page requests per Location Area.

B. CC.

C. Receipt of "MAP_PAGE" service confirmation without a "user error" parameter value (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. succPageReqsPerLocationArea.

E. An integer value per Location Area.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.9 Attempted requests for Authentication sets sent to HLR by VLRs

A. This measurement provides the number of requests to the HLR by the VLR for Authentication sets (these are counted as attempts).

B. CC.

C. Transmission of a "MAP_SEND_AUTHENTICATION_INFO" service request, requesting Authentication sets (parameter "AuthenticationSetKind" present 3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. attReqForAuthSetsSentToHLR.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.10 Successful received Authentication sets from HLR to VLRs

A. This measurement provides the number of successful requests for Authentication sets from the HLR to the VLR.

B. CC.

C. Receipt of a "MAP_SEND_AUTHENTICATION_INFO" service confirmation, containing requested Authentication sets parameter "AuthenticationSetList" present (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. succReceivedAuthSetsFromHLR.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.11 Empty responses to request for Authentication sets from HLR to VLRs

A. This measurement provides the number of empty responses received by the VLR in response to requests for Authentication sets (the implication is that the VLR will have to reuse old Authentication sets).

B. CC.

C. Receipt of a "MAP_SEND_AUTHENTICATION_INFO" service confirmation, no Authentication sets present (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. emptyResponsesForAuthFromHLR.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.12 Attempted authentication procedures in VLR

A. This measurement provides the number of authentication requests which are sent to the MSC (these are counted as attempts).

B. CC.

C. Transmission of a "MAP_AUTHENTICATE" service request (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. attAuthProcsInVLR.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.13 Successful authentication procedures in the VLR

A. This measurement provides the number of successful authentication procedures in the VLR.

B. CC.

C. Receipt of a "MAP_AUTHENTICATE" service confirmation, where the received SRES parameter value matches value stored in the Location register (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. succAuthProcsInVLR.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.14 Attempted intra-VLR Location Updates

A. This measurement provides the number of Location Updates, between Location areas of the same VLR (these are counted as attempts).

B. CC.

C. Receipt of "MAP_UPDATE_LOCATION_AREA" service indication, with previous Location Area identification parameter referring to the Location Area identity of the same VLR (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. attIntraVLRLocationUpdates.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.15 Successful intra-VLR Location Updates

A. This measurement provides the successful Location Updates between Location Areas of the same VLR.

B. CC.

C. Transmission of "MAP_UPDATE_LOCATION_AREA" service response without "user error" parameter value, for attempted intra-VLR Location Update (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. succIntraVLRLocationUpdates.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.16 Attempted inter-VLR Location Updates

A. This measurement provides the number of Location Updates between Location Areas of different VLR (these are counted as attempts).

B. CC.

C. Receipt of "MAP_UPDATE_LOCATION_AREA" service indication, with previous Location Area identification parameter referring to the Location Area identity of the different VLR, or no previous VLR identity (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. attInterVLRLocationUpdates.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.17 Successful inter-VLR Location Updates

A. This measurement provides the number of successful Location Updates between Location Areas of different VLRs.

B. CC.

C. Transmission of "MAP_UPDATE_LOCATION_AREA" service response without "user error" parameter value, for attempted inter-VLR Location Update (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. succInterVLRLocationUpdates.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.

B.5.1.18 Arrivals of Visitors from other PLMNs

A. This measurement provides the number of arrivals of visitors from other PLMNs i.e. exclude own MS’s returning to HPLMN. This measurement has to be taken in each VLR of the HPLMN to get the total.

B. CC.

C. Receipt of "MAP_UPDATE_LOCATION_AREA" service indication, the previous Location of the subscriber was another PLMN (3GPP TS 09.02 [7]).

D. arrivalOfVisitorsFromOtherPLMNs.

E. A single integer value.

F. VLR Measurement Function.

G. Valid for circuit switching.