For the purposes of the present document, the terms and definitions given in TR 21.905
and the following apply. A term defined in the present document takes precedence over the definition of the same term, if any, in TR 21.905
The means by which an API invoker can access the service.
The entity which invokes the CAPIF or service APIs.
API invoker profile:
The set of information associated to an API invoker that allows that API invoker to utilize CAPIF APIs and Service APIs.
API exposing function:
The entity which provides the service communication entry point for the service APIs.
Common API framework:
A framework comprising common API aspects that are required to support service APIs.
A service API exposed to higher-layer API invokers.
One time registration process that enables the API invoker to subsequently access the CAPIF and the service APIs.
The interface through which a component of the system exposes its services to API invokers by abstracting the services from the underlying mechanisms.
For the purposes of the present document, the following terms and definitions given in 3GPP TS 29.198-01  apply:
Service Capability Server (SCS)
For the purposes of the present document, the following terms and definitions given in TS 32.240
For the purposes of the present document, the abbreviations given in TR 21.905
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
Access Control List
API Exposing Function
Application Program Interface
Broadcast Multicast Service Centre
Common API Framework
Create, Read, Update, Delete
Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP
Distributed Denial of Service
Domain Name Servers
European Telecommunications Standards Institute
Hypermedia As The Engine Of Application State
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
Interface Definition Language
Internet Engineering Task Force
Internet of Things
IP Connectivity Access Network
Industry Specification Group
Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Service
Multi-access Edge Computing
Multimedia Messaging Service
Machine Type Communication
Northbound API for SCEF - SCS/AS Interworking
NDS for IP based protocols
Network Functions Virtualization
Next Generation Service Interfaces
Open API Initiative
Open Mobile Alliance
OMA Web Services
Policy and Charging Control
Policy control and Charging Rules Function
Public Land Mobile Network
REpresentational State Transfer
Remote Procedure Call
Real Time Protocol
Service Capability Exposure Function
Service Capability Server
Short Message Service
Simple Object Access Protocol
Transmission Control Protocol
Transport Layer Security
Traffic Steering Support Function
Universal Description, Discovery and Integration
Uniform Resource Identifier
Uniform Resource Locator
Video On Demand
Web Services Description Language
eXtensible Markup Language