The following terms and acronyms are used in this document:
API—Application Programming Interface
Application—A telecom enabled computer application accessed either from a telephony terminal or a computer.
Service Provider—An organization offering services provided by one or more applications to end users.
ATE—Application Test Environment
CBC—Content Based Charging
CORBA—Common Object Request Broker Architecture
End User—Person that uses an application. An end user can be identical to a subscriber, for instance in a prepaid service. The end user can also be a non-subscriber, for instance in an automated mail-ordering application where the subscriber is the mail-order company and the end user is a customer to this company.
Enterprise Operator —See Service Provider.
ESPA—Extended and value added telecom web services APIs and service capabilities.
HTML—Hypertext Markup Language
IIOP—Internet Inter-ORB Protocol
INAP—Intelligent Network Application Part
IOR—Interoperable Object Reference
JDBC—Java Database Connectivity, the Java API for database access.
MAP—Mobile Application Part
Mated Pair—Two physically distributed installations of WebLogic Network Gatekeeper nodes sharing a subset of data allowing for high availability between the nodes.
MPP—Mobile Positioning Protocol
Operator—The Network Gatekeeper owner
ORB—Object Request Broker
OSA—Open Service Access
PAP—Push Access Protocol
Plug-in—A network plug-in the Network Gatekeeper to a network based service node or OSA/Parlay SCS through a specific protocol.
SCF—Service Capability Function or Service Control Function
Service—A network provided service capability.
Service Capability—See Service
SIP—Session Initiation Protocol
SLEE—Service Logic Execution Environment
SLEE Service—A software module that is designed to execute in the SLEE.
SMPP—Short Message Peer-to-Peer Protocol
SMS—Short Message Service
SMSC—Short Message Service Centre
SNMP—Simple Network Management Protocol
SOAP—Simple Object Access Protocol
SPA—Service Provider APIs
SS7—Signalling System 7
Subscriber—A person or organization that subscribes for an application. The subscriber is charged for the service usage. See End User.
SQL—Structured Query Language
TCP—Transmission Control Protocol
User—An application accessing services through one or more APIs and has a user name and a password or a person working with OAM through the Network Gatekeeper management tool that has an administrative user name and password.
USSD—Unstructured Supplementary Service Data
VAS—Value Added Service
VLAN—Virtual Local Area Network
VPN—Virtual Private Network
XML—Extended Markup Language
WebLogic Network Gatekeeper documentation
This document is a part of WebLogic Network Gatekeeper documentation set. Other documents includes:
Product Description - WebLogic Network Gatekeeper
The product description describes functionality and architecture of the WebLogic Network Gatekeeper.
User's Guide - WebLogic Network Gatekeeper
The user's guide describes WebLogic Network Gatekeeper related operation and maintenance.
Application Developer's Guide - Parlay X for WebLogic Network Gatekeeper
The developer's guide describes how to design and implement applications using the Parlay X Web Services exposed by WebLogic Network Gatekeeper.
User's Guide - WebLogic Network Gatekeeper Application Test environment
The user's guide describes how to use WebLogic Network Gatekeeper ATE when it comes to application test.
API Descriptions - Parlay X for WebLogic Network Gatekeeper
The API descriptions describe WebLogic Network Gatekeeper Parlay X APIs available for developers and applications.