The goal of these interfaces is to establish a standard for maintaining, retrieving and publishing information about:
Presence and Availability of entities for various forms of communication and the contexts in which they are
Characteristics and presence status of agents (representing capabilities for communication, content
PAM consists of the following SCFs:
PAM Provisioning Service:
it consists of interfaces to provision identities, agents and the relationships between them.
PAM Access Service:
it consists of the presence and availability query and update interfaces.
PAM Event Service:
it contains an interface for registering for notifications for events that occur within the PAM service.