MEF 7.4 MEF Services Model: Information Model for Carrier Ethernet Services

2020 Dec

Primary Resource for: Models

Product Portfolio: Subscriber Carrier Ethernet, Carrier Ethernet, Operator Carrier Ethernet, Models

Standard Type: Information and Data Models

Tags: MSM (MEF Service Models)


The MEF Services Model (MSM) Carrier Ethernet is a service model intended to support management of Ethernet services.

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The MEF Services Model (MSM) is an information and data model representation of multiple object model efforts for the following services: Carrier Ethernet, IP, Layer 1 and SD-WAN. The object definitions, object attributes and relationships specified in the MSM are based on MEF standards that define the given services. For Carrier Ethernet, the MSM is based on MEF 6.3 and MEF 10.4 for Subscriber Ethernet Services and MEF 26.2 and MEF 51.1 for Operator Ethernet Services. MEF 45.1 is included for Layer 2 Control Protocol support for Ethernet Services. This document defines UML classes, data types and enumerations for representing Ethernet Services.

This document normatively includes the content of the following Papyrus UML files as if they were contained within this document:

  • Carrier_Ethernet.di
  • Carrier_Ethernet.notation
  • Carrier_Ethernet.uml

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