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The CMIP eBonding/TA Agent Simulator is an essential tool for use in the development and verification of eBonding trouble administration manager gateway applications. By simulating the behavior of a LEC's eBonding Agent Gateway, the simulator allows you to perform full end-to-end testing your manager gateway implementation before beginning the LEC eBonding certification process. This assures that your certification process will go as smoothly and quickly as possible.

The CMIP eBonding/TA Agent Simulator provides simulation of all trouble report related Electronic Bonding Trouble Administration (EBTA) functions and the Mechanized Loop Test (MLT) function as well as supports many of the validation operations performed by an actual EBTA agent gateway. The simulator includes the following:

  • Support for common Trouble Administration (TA) functions
    • Enter Trouble Report
    • Modify Trouble Report Attributes
    • Add Trouble Information
    • Request Trouble Report Status
    • Trouble History Event Notification
    • Trouble Report Attribute Value Change
    • Trouble Report Progress Update Notification
    • Trouble Report Status Update Notification
    • Trouble Report Commitment Time Update Notification
    • Enrol Trouble Report
    • Deenrol Trouble Report
    • Cancel Trouble Report
    • Verify Repair Completion
  • Support for the Mechanized Loop Test (MLT) function
    • POTS Uncontrolled Test Function
  • Support for Trouble Report Format Definition based validation
  • Agent command-line interface
    • list trouble reports
    • display trouble report attributes
    • modify trouble report attributes
    • add trouble report information
    • delete trouble reports
    • send progress notifications
    • clear trouble reports
    • manage associations
    • configure agent behavior
    • modify MLT response parameters
    • simulate network and processing delays
  • Supports trouble report persistence
  • Regex based circuitID validation
  • Support for error path testing
  • XML based configuration and persistence files
  • Detailed logging of all CMIS messages
  • Agent role eBonding security support (ANSI TR.40)

The CMIP eBonding/TA Agent Simulator will save you countless hours of certification testing by allowing you to perform end-to-end system testing of your eBonding manager gateway in-house before entering certification testing with the ILEC.


Product Specifications

See the CMIP eBonding/TA Agent Simulator specifications below:


Java Platform Requirements:

  • Java 2: [ JDK 1.2/1.3 + JCE1.2.2] or [J2SDK 1.4 or newer]

Operating System Requirements:

Any operating system which supports the Java versions listed in the Java Platform Requirements section above. Some of the operating systems commonly used with the DynamicTMN® products are:

  • Microsoft Windows (95,98,XP,NT,2000)
  • Linux (Redhat, etc)
  • Hewlett Packard HP-UX
  • Sun Solaris (SPARC & x86)
  • Apple MacOS X

Hardware Requirements:

Minimum Hardware

  • Physical memory (RAM): 256MB
  • Disk space: 50MB (distribution package size)

Recommended Hardware

  • Physical memory (RAM): 512MB or greater
  • Disk space: 100MB (distribution,log,data files)

NOTE: the amount of memory and disk space will vary depending upon the details of your specific application. Please email monfox support to get the recommended requirements for your specific deployment.

Protocol Stack Support:

The CMIP eBonding/TA Agent Simulator includes the following protocol stacks:

 Stack   Description   Package 
RFC1006 CMIP/OSI over TCP/IP included
LOCAL JVM Optimized Intra-JVM Stack included
eBonding ANSI.TR-40 + RFC1006 included
OSI/X.25 CMIP over OSI/X.25 add-on

Product Evaluation:

For simulator configuration examples, simulator users guide, and much more please download the CMIP eBonding/TA Suite evaluation package.


Supported Standards

The CMIP eBonding/TA Agent Simulator supports the following core standards in addition to the eBonding specific standards listed in the next section:

  • Java 2: Java 2 SDK version 1.2 or greater
  • ITU-T X.208/X.680: Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1)
  • ITU-T X.209/X.690: ASN.1 Basic Encoding Rules (BER)
  • ITU-T X.219: Remote Operations (ROSE) Service Definition
  • ITU-T X.229: Remote Operations (ROSE) Protocol
  • ITU-T X.701: Systems Management Overview
  • ITU-T X.710: Common Management Information Service (CMIS)
  • ITU-T X.711: Common Management Information Protocol (CMIP)
  • ITU-T X.720: Structure of Management Information (SMI)
  • ITU-T X.721: Definition of Management Information (DMI)
  • ITU-T X.722: Guidelines for the Definition of Managed Objects (GDMO)
  • ITU-T X.723: Generic Management Function
  • ITU-T X.725: General Relationship Model
  • ITU-T X.730: Object Management Function
  • ITU-T X.731: State Management Function
  • ITU-T X.732: Attributes for Representing Relationships
  • ITU-T X.733: Alarm Reporting Function
  • ITU-T X.734: Event Report Management Function
  • RFC1006: OSI over TCPIP (CMIP/OSI over TCP/IP)

EBTA/MLT Standards Support

The DynamicTMN® CMIP eBonding/TA Agent Simulator implements support for the following Electronic Bonding related standards:

  • ANSI T1.227: Trouble Administration Information Data Model
  • ANSI T1.228: Trouble Administration Service Interface
  • ANSI T1.262: Service Test Function (Mechanized Loop Test)
  • ANSI T1.TR-40: Electronic Bonding Security
  • CMIP/RFC1006: CMIP/OSI over TCP
  • and all additional standards required by the above.

Related Products

The CMIP eBonding/TA Agent Simulator is recommended for use with the following Monfox product(s):