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F1AP Server Test Suite Data Sheet
Test Suite:
F1AP Server Test Suite
Direction:
Server

F1AP provides the signalling service between a gNB-CU and a gNB-DU of a gNB within an NG-RAN, or between a gNB-CU and a gNB-DU of an en-gNB within an E-UTRAN. The services provided by the F1AP are divided into UE-associated and non UE-associated. The UE-associated services are related to one UE and the non UE-associated services are related to the F1 interface. The F1AP is transfered over SCTP. The F1AP protocol is defined in TS 38.473.

Used specifications

Specification
Title
Notes
3GPP TS 38.473
5G NG-RAN; F1 Application Protocol (F1AP)
Supported release 16.10.0

Tool-specific information

Tested interface
Notes
F1-C

Test suite acts as gNB-DU to test gNB-CU

Tested messages
Specification
Notes
Reset
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.2.1
Error Indication
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.2.2
F1 Setup Request
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.2.3
GNB-DU Configuration Update
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.2.4
GNB-DU Status Indication
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.2.7
F1 Removal Request
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.2.8
Resource Status Response
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.2.10
Resource Status Update
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.2.11
UE Context Setup Response
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.3.1
UE Context Release Request
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.3.2
UE Context Modification Response
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.3.4
UE Context Modification Required
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.3.5
UE Inactivity Notification
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.3.6
Notify
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.3.7
Initial UL RRC Message Transfer
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.4.1
UL RRC Message Transfer
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.4.3
PWS Restart Indication
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.5.3
PWS Failure Indication
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.5.4
Cell Traffic Trace
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.8.3
DU-CU Radio Information Transfer
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.9.1
BAP Mapping Configuration Acknowledge
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.10.1
GNB-DU Resource Configuration Acknowledge
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.10.2
IAB TNL Address Response
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.10.3
IAB UP Configuration Update Response
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.10.4
Reference Time Information Report
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.12.2
Positioning Assistance Information Feedback
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.2
Positioning Measurement Response
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.3
Positioning Measurement Report
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.4
Positioning Measurement Failure Indication
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.6
TRP Information Response
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.8
Positioning Information Response
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.9
Positioning Activation Response
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.10
E-CID Measurement Initiation Response
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.12
E-CID Measurement Failure Indication
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.13
E-CID Measurement Report
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.14
Positioning Information Update
3GPP TS 38.473
Charter 8.13.16

Unsupported features
Specification
Notes
Radio Resource Control (RRC)
3GPP TS 38.331
RRC payload embedded in F1AP messages is only used for default minimal sample payload. Suite does not support any RRC feature or fuzzing RRC protocol.
Test tool general features
  • Fully automated black-box negative testing
  • Ready-made test cases
  • Written in Java(tm)
  • GUI command line remote interface modes
  • Instrumentation (health-check) capability
  • Support and maintenance
  • Comprehensive user documentation
  • Results reporting and analysis