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1. (WO2018023338) NETWORK-FUNCTION MANAGEMENT METHOD AND NETWORK-FUNCTION MANAGEMENT DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/023338    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2016/092723
Publication Date: Fri Feb 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 02 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: H04L 12/24
Applicants: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
华为技术有限公司
Inventors: MA, Jingwang
马景旺
CHEN, Heng
陈恒
Title: NETWORK-FUNCTION MANAGEMENT METHOD AND NETWORK-FUNCTION MANAGEMENT DEVICE
Abstract:
Disclosed in the present application are a network-function (NF) management method and NF management device, used for centralized management of discovery and access between NF components and conducive to the normal operation of a network. The method of the embodiments of the present invention comprises: receiving an NF discovery request sent by a first NF component, said NF discovery request containing a second NF identifier, said second NF identifier being used for representing a second NF; according to the second NF identifier, obtaining component information of a second NF component, said second NF component having a second NF and said component information containing a discovery policy of the second NF component as well as a second NF component identifier; according to the discovery policy in the component information, determining whether the first NF component may access the second NF component; if it may, then sending the second NF component identifier to the first NF component.