Table of Contents

 1     Scope          
 2     References
 3     Definitions
        3.1     Terms defined elsewhere       
        3.2     Terms defined in this Recommendation           
 4     Abbreviations and acronyms             
 5     Conventions            
 6     Management architecture 
        6.1     Management network architecture   
        6.2     Equipment management architecture
        6.3     Information flows over management points (MP)        
 7     Fault management
        7.1     Fault management applications           
        7.2     Fault management functions
 8     Configuration management              
        8.1     Hardware      
        8.2     Software        
        8.3     Protection switching 
        8.4     Trail termination         
        8.5     Adaptation    
        8.6     Connection   
        8.7     Threshold of error distribution defects              
        8.8     Defect reporting control          
        8.9     Alarm severity assignment     
       8.10     Alarm reporting control (ARC)             
       8.11     PM thresholds           
       8.12     Tandem connection monitoring (TCM) activation        
       8.13     Date and time            
       8.14     Fault event filtering  
       8.15     Administrative state
 9     Account management         
10     Performance management
       10.1     Performance management applications          
       10.2     Performance monitoring functions    
11     Security management        
12     Control plane management             
       12.1     Fault reporting management
Appendix I – Overview of common and technology-specific ITU-T Recommendations    
Appendix II – Protocol to set the local real-time clock within a few seconds relative to the external time reference    
       II.1     Measure round trip time          
       II.2     Calculate the time drift             
       II.3     Set NE clock   
Appendix III – SDH and PDH Implementations of termination  point mode and port mode    
Appendix IV – Administrative state examples    
       IV.1     Lock a server layer trail            
       IV.2     Lock a tandem connection