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
starts with LDAP Bind Operation and ends with LDAP Unbind Operation or Notice of Disconnection.
a core network functional entity or service layer entity or provisioning entity that can access user data stored in a unique repository.
Front End Identifier:
A name that uniquely identifies an FE within the set of all FEs accessing an UDR.
Front End Cluster:
FEs handling the same application may be grouped in clusters to differentiate between them e.g. with regard to geographical location, feature support, vendor, or other characteristics. All FEs within a cluster are treated equally for required purposes (e.g. authorization, notifications, etc.).
The application handled by a FE (e.g. HLR) determines the application type of the FE. The application type is derived from the name indicated by a FE.
Front End Cluster Identifier:
A name that identifies a cluster grouped with FEs supporting the same application.
User Data Repository:
facility where user data can be accessed stored and managed in a common way.
For the purposes of the present document, the following symbols apply:
reference point between a FE and the UDR
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
User Data Repository
Network Domain Security