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Title:
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SCALING VNF INSTANCE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/076078
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Disclosed in the article are a method and apparatus for scaling a VNF instance. The method comprises: an EMS determines a VNF instance that needs to be scaled and an expected deployment specification to which the VNF instance needs to be scaled; and the EMS sends, to a VNFM, an identifier of the VNF instance and scaling information determined according to the expected deployment specification, the identifier of the VNF instance and the scaling information being configured to instruct the VNFM to perform scaling processing on the VNF instance according to the scaling information. By means of the article, the problem of failing to scale a VNF by means of EMS triggering in the relate art is resolved, thereby achieving the effect of scaling the VNF instance by means of the EMS triggering, and the effect of improving the triggering speed of the VNF instance scaling.

Inventors:
ZHU WEIHONG (CN)
Application Number:
CN2016/092721
Publication Date:
May 11, 2017
Filing Date:
August 01, 2016
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Assignee:
ZTE CORP (CN)
International Classes:
H04L12/46
Domestic Patent References:
WO2014110453A12014-07-17
Foreign References:
CN104050045A2014-09-17
CN104980297A2015-10-14
Other References:
ETSI: "NETWORK FUNCTIONS VIRTUALISATION (NFV); MANAGEMENT AND ORCHESTRATIOn", ETSI GS NFV-MAN 001 V1.1.1, 31 December 2014 (2014-12-31), pages 1 - 184, XP055383931
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
AFD CHINA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW OFFICE (CN)
北京安信方达知识产权代理有限公司 (CN)
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