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1. EP3439246 - PROCÉDÉ ET APPAREIL DE DÉPLOIEMENT DE SERVICE ET ÉLÉMENT DE RÉSEAU

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1. A service deployment method, comprising:

receiving, by a network functions virtualization orchestrator, NFVO, an instantiation request for instantiating a network service, NS, wherein the instantiation request comprises an identifier of network service descriptor, NSD;

obtaining, by the NFVO, the NSD according to the identifier of the NSD, wherein the NSD comprises node information of at least two virtualized network functions, VNFs, and node information of at least two virtual links, VLs, a quantity of connection points, CPs on the VNF is greater than or equal to 2, and the node information of the VNF comprises an identifier of the VNF and connection requirement information used to represent a VL to which each CP on the VNF needs to be connected;

sending, by the NFVO, the node information of the VNF to a virtualized network function manager, VNFM;

sending, by the NFVO, the node information of the VL to a virtualized infrastructure manager, VIM;

separately receiving, by the NFVO, an instantiation success response message returned by the VNFM and that returned by the VIM; and

sending, by the NFVO, the connection requirement information to the VIM.


  2. The method according to claim 1, wherein node information of at least one VL in the at least two VLs comprises a type of a port on the at least one VL, and the connection requirement information further comprises a type of a port on the VL to which each CP needs to be connected.
  3. The method according to claim 1, wherein the connection requirement information is a correspondence between an identifier of each CP and the VL to which the CP needs to be connected.
  4. A service deployment method, comprising:

receiving, by a virtualized infrastructure manager, VIM, connection requirement information that is of connection points, CPs, on a virtualized network function, VNF, and the at least two VLs and that is sent by a network functions virtualization orchestrator, NFVO, wherein the connection requirement information comprises a VL to which each CP needs to be connected; and

connecting, by the VIM according to the connection requirement information, each CP to the VL to which the CP needs to be connected.


  5. The method according to claim 4, wherein the connection requirement information further comprises a type of a port on the VL to which each CP needs to be connected, and the connecting, by the VIM according to the connection requirement information, each CP to the VL to which the CP needs to be connected comprises:

connecting, by the VIM according to the connection requirement information, each CP to a port that is on the VL to which the CP needs to be connected and whose type is the same as the type.


  6. The method according to claim 5, wherein before the receiving, by a VIM, connection requirement information, the method further comprises:

receiving, by the VIM, an instantiation request sent by the NFVO for instantiating the VL, wherein the instantiation request comprises node information of the VL, the node information of the VL comprises a type of the VL and a type of a port on the VL, and port types of at least two ports on the VL are different;

instantiating, by the VIM, the VL according to the node information of the VL, and configuring the port on the VL according to the type of the port on the VL when instantiating the VL; and

sending, by the VIM, an instantiation success response message to the NFVO.


  7. A service deployment method, comprising:

sending, by a service request device to a service provision device, a registration request for registering a network service descriptor, NSD, wherein the NSD comprises node information of at least two virtualized network functions, VNFs, and node information of at least two virtual links, VLs, a quantity of connection points, CPs, on the VNF is greater than or equal to 2, the node information of the VNF comprises connection requirement information used to represent a VL to which each CP on the VNF needs to be connected, and the connection requirement information is used to determine, in a process of instantiating the NS, the VL to which each CP on the VNF is to be connected; and

receiving, by the service request device, a registration success response message returned by the service provision device.


  8. The method according to claim 7, wherein node information of at least one VL in the at least two VLs comprises a type of a port on the at least one VL; and
the connection requirement information further comprises a type of a port on the VL to which each CP needs to be connected, and the type of the port is used to determine, in the process of instantiating the NS, the type of the port on the VL to which each CP on each VNF is to be connected.
  9. A service deployment apparatus, comprising:

a receiving unit, configured to receive an instantiation request for instantiating a network service, NS, wherein the instantiation request comprises an identifier of network service descriptor, NSD;

a processing unit, configured to obtain the NSD according to the identifier of the NSD, wherein the NSD comprises node information of at least two virtualized network functions, VNFs, and node information of at least two virtual links, VLs, a quantity of connection points, CPs, on the VNF is greater than or equal to 2, and the node information of the VNF comprises an identifier of the VNF and connection requirement information used to represent a VL to which each CP on the VNF needs to be connected; and

a sending unit, configured to: send the node information of the VNF to a virtualized network function manager, VNFM, and send the node information of the VL to a virtualized infrastructure manager, VIM, wherein

the receiving unit is further configured to separately receive an instantiation success response message returned by the VNFM and that returned by the VIM; and

the sending unit is further configured to send the connection requirement information to the VIM.


  10. The service deployment apparatus according to claim 9, wherein node information of at least one VL in the at least two VLs comprises a type of a port on the at least one VL, and the connection requirement information further comprises a type of a port on the VL to which each CP needs to be connected.
  11. The service deployment apparatus according to claim 9, wherein the connection requirement information is a correspondence between an identifier of each CP and the VL to which the CP needs to be connected.
  12. A service deployment apparatus, comprising:

a receiving unit, configured to receive connection requirement information that is of connection points, CPs on a virtualized network function, VNF and the at least two VLs and that is sent by a network functions virtualization orchestrator, NFVO, wherein the connection requirement information comprises a VL to which each CP needs to be connected; and

a processing unit, configured to connect, according to the connection requirement information, each CP to the VL to which the CP needs to be connected.


  13. The apparatus according to claim 12, wherein the connection requirement information further comprises a type of a port on the VL to which each CP needs to be connected, and the processing unit is configured to connect, according to the connection requirement information, each CP to a port that is on the VL to which the CP needs to be connected and whose type is the same as the type.
  14. The apparatus according to claim 13, wherein the apparatus further comprises a sending unit, wherein
the receiving unit is further configured to: before receiving the connection requirement information, receive an instantiation request sent by the NFVO for instantiating the VL, wherein the instantiation request comprises node information of the VL, the node information of the VL comprises a type of the VL and a type of a port on the VL, and port types of at least two ports on the VL are different;
the processing unit is further configured to: instantiate the VL according to the node information of the VL, and configure the port on the VL according to the type of the port on the VL when instantiating the VL; and
the sending unit is configured to send an instantiation success response message to the NFVO.
  15. A service deployment apparatus, comprising:

a sending unit, configured to send, to a service provision device, a registration request for registering a network service descriptor, NSD, wherein the NSD comprises node information of at least two virtualized network functions, VNFs, and node information of at least two virtual links, VLs, a quantity of connection points, CPs, on the VNF is greater than or equal to 2, the node information of the VNF comprises connection requirement information used to represent a VL to which each CP on the VNF needs to be connected, and the connection requirement information is used to determine, in a process of instantiating the NS, the VL to which each CP on the VNF is to be connected; and

a receiving unit, configured to receive a registration success response message returned by the service provision device.


  16. The apparatus according to claim 15, wherein node information of at least one VL in the at least two VLs comprises a type of a port on the at least one VL; and
the connection requirement information further comprises a type of a port on the VL to which each CP needs to be connected, and the type of the port is used to determine, in the process of instantiating the NS, the type of the port on the VL to which each CP on each VNF is to be connected.
  17. A network element, comprising:

a memory, configured to store computer executable program code;

a transceiver; and

a processor, coupled to the memory and the transceiver, wherein

the program code comprises an instruction, and when the processor executes the instruction, the instruction enables the network element to perform the following operations: receiving, by using the transceiver, an instantiation request for instantiating a network service, NS, wherein the instantiation request comprises an identifier of NSD; obtaining the NSD according to the identifier of the NSD, wherein the NSD comprises node information of at least two virtualized network functions VNFs and node information of at least two virtual links, VLs, a quantity of connection points, CPs on the VNF is greater than or equal to 2, and the node information of the VNF comprises an identifier of the VNF and connection requirement information used to represent a VL to which each CP on the VNF needs to be connected; sending the node information of the VNF to a virtualized network function manager, VNFM, by using the transceiver; sending the node information of the VL to a virtualized infrastructure manager, VIM, by using the transceiver; separately receiving, by using the transceiver, an instantiation success response message returned by the VNFM and that returned by the VIM; and sending the connection requirement information to the VIM by using the transceiver.


  18. A network element, comprising:

a memory, configured to store computer executable program code;

a transceiver; and

a processor, coupled to the memory and the transceiver, wherein

the program code comprises an instruction, and when the processor executes the instruction, the instruction enables the network element to perform the following operations: receiving, by using the transceiver, connection requirement information that is of connection points, CPs, on a virtualized network function, VNF and the at least two VLs and that is sent by a network functions virtualization orchestrator, NFVO, wherein the connection requirement information comprises a VL to which each CP needs to be connected; and connecting, according to the connection requirement information, each CP to the VL to which the CP needs to be connected.


  19. A network element, comprising:

a memory, configured to store computer executable program code;

a transceiver; and

a processor, coupled to the memory and the transceiver, wherein

the program code comprises an instruction, and when the processor executes the instruction, the instruction enables the network element to perform the following operations: sending, to a service provision device by using the transceiver, a registration request for registering a network service descriptor, NSD, wherein the NSD comprises node information of at least two virtualized network functions, VNFs and node information of at least two virtual links VLs, a quantity of connection points, CPs, on the VNF is greater than or equal to 2, the node information of the VNF comprises connection requirement information used to represent a VL to which each CP on the VNF needs to be connected, and the connection requirement information is used to determine, in a process of instantiating the NS, the VL to which each CP on the VNF is to be connected; and receiving, by using the transceiver, a registration success response message returned by the service provision device.