20.1 General

29.0023GPPMobile Application Part (MAP) specificationRelease 17TS

The Operation and Maintenance procedures are used to support operation and maintenance of the network.

The following procedures exist for operation and maintenance purposes:

i) Tracing procedures;

ii) Subscriber Data Management procedures;

iii) Subscriber Identity procedure.

The following application contexts refer to complex MAP Users consisting of several processes:

– subscriberDataManagementContext;

– tracingContext.

Each of these two application contexts needs a co-ordinating process in the VLR or in the SGSN as described in the following clauses.