LSO Interlude (SOF:SOF) belongs to the family of LSO Interface Reference Points (IRP) as defined MEF 55. It defines the management reference point that provides for the supervision of a portion of LSO services within the partner domain that are coordinated by a Service Provider LSO. In other words, LSO Interlude supports control-related management interactions between the Service Provider and the Partner.
LSO Interlude connects between the OSS functions of the Service Provider domain and the Partner domain respectively and connects 'East-West' in parallel to LSO Sonata.
Service Provider controls aspects of the Service within the Partner domain (on behalf of the Customer) by requesting changes to dynamic parameters as permitted by service policies.
Service Provider queries operational state of the Service.
Service Provider requests change to administrative state of a service or service component (e.g. Service Interface)
Service Provider requests update to defaulted service parameters which are allowed to be customized (policy-controlled)
Service Provider requests creation of connectivity between two Service Interfaces as permitted by established business arrangement.
Service Provider provider queries the Partner's Service Inventory for services provided by the Partner to the Service Provider.
Service Provider receives Service specific event notifications from the Partner.
Service Provider receives Service specific performance information from the Partner.
Service Provider requests test initiation and receives test results from the Partner.