Configuration Management (CM), in general, provides the operator with the ability to assure correct and effective
operation of the 3G network as it evolves. CM actions have the objective to control and monitor the actual configuration on the Network Elements (NEs) and Network Resources (NRs), and they may be initiated by the operator or by functions in the Operations Systems (OSs) or NEs.
CM actions may be requested as part of an implementation programme (e.g. additions and deletions), as part of an
optimisation programme (e.g. modifications), and to maintain the overall Quality of Service (QoS). The CM actions are initiated either as single actions on single NEs of the 3G network, or as part of a complex procedure involving actions on many resources/objects in one or several NEs.
This TS defines, in addition to the requirements defined in TS 32.101
, TS 32.102
and TS 32.600
, the requirements for the present IRP: Transport Network (TN) interface Network Resource Model (NRM) Integration Reference Point.