Conformance - MCX

Protocol Conformance Test Suites for MCX
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Conformance - MCX

Protocol Conformance Test Suites for MCX

Overview

The Valid8 MCX Conformance Test Suites are suitable for testing compliance to standards for MC-PTT, MC-Video, MC-Data protocols and interfaces in the MCX domain

What It Can Do For You

The Conformance solution is capable of simulating and testing various different devices:

It can simulate

  • Server
  • Client
  • IWF (P25)

It can test

  • Client
  • Server
  • IWF

Why It’s Different

  • Scalable software-based architecture can run on a range of hardware from COTS and high-end customer provided hardware to Virtual Machines and the Cloud (e.g. Amazon AWS) for maximum versatility and performance
  • Web-based UI is easy to learn
  • HTTP API enable integration with automation test systems and other equipment
  • Stateful modeling provides accurate emulation of network elements

Ordering INformation

Product Code:
sw-conformance-mcx : Conformance application

Test Suites:
sw-conformance-mcx-testsuite-client
sw-conformance-mcx-testsuite-server
sw-conformance-mcx-testsuite-iwf

(others on request)

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Features

  • Pre-made test scenarios and procedures
  • PASS / FAIL analysis, including plain English diagnostic reason
  • Valid / Invalid testing
  • Customizable source-code
  • User-configurable proprietary messages, IEs, headers
  • Animated test results action-replay
  • Easy to configure
  • Automatic execution of test batches
  • UDP, TCP, SCTP transport layer IPv4/IPv6 support
  • Suitable for Development and QA test lab environments, verifying protocol compliance, negative and robustness testing, Regression testing and Reproducing customer issues in the field

Subsystems

Valid8 MCX Conformance is comprised of multiple subsystems that can be activated as needed to test compliance. Traffic can be captured through the use of a remote capture tool such as Wireshark.

  • MCPTT Server
  • Floor Control Server
  • GMS
  • IdMS
  • CMS
  • KMS
  • BM-SC
  • MBMS-GW
  • Mobile RAN
  • Mobile core
KPIs
  • Test Verdict - Pass, Fail or Inconclusive 
  • Detailed message field validation
Configurable Parameters
  • IP address and port
  • Network layer- IPv4 / IPv6
  • Transport layer- UDP / TCP / SCTP / TLS
  • Phone numbers
  • Authentication - username and password
  • Unexpected message handling - Stop / Continue

Automation API

User commands can be fully automated using REST API. This includes performing all test control functions as well as collecting results and metrics. It can be integrated into virtually any CI system via the HTTP API, including Jenkins, CircleCI, Gitlab and others. Includes Autom8 Python framework.

Scripting

The application’s subsystems can be edited directly in the browser using TDL or by using the graphical tools. The Message Workshop allows for creating of test scenarios directly from the hex stream of a remote capture, while the Composer graphical editor (on the feature roadmap for 4Q 2020) will allow for creating customized call scenarios by dragging and dropping the call flow to meet your test needs.
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Conformance - MCX

Use Cases

UE Phone Under Test

For testing phones that have cellular data capability, the 5G 4G 3G Base Station Emulators can provide OTA testing capability through its built-in base station and core network emulator. It enables end-to-end testing.

Supported Scenarios:

Supports scenarios:

  • Power on
  • Attach
  • Detach
  • TAU
  • Data Connection

Some of the key capabilities introduced with the M5 Mobile UE Tester Include:

  • Lower Cost Per Test
  • Increased Test Environment Flexibility
  • Comprehensive Test Menu
  • Actionable/Collaborative Reports

  • End-to-end Over-the-Air performance test capability
  • Includes RF base station
  • Emulates all core network nodes and allows for data connection to external networks

MCX Client Under Test

For testing the MCX Client, the Valid8 Tester can generate SIP/HTTP/Floor Control calls to test performance and stability.

Supported Scenarios:
  • Bootstrap
  • Registration
  • INVITE Audio/Video/Data calls
Conformance - MCX
Conformance - MCX

Summary of Specifications

Specifications

MCX Conformance Suite

  • MCPTT conformance test suite – TS 36.579-2, rel 14  
  • MCVideo conformance test suite - TS 36.579-6, rel 14
  • MCData conformance test suite - TS 36.579-7, rel 14

Product Details

Operating System 

  • ‍Protocol Engine (Linux-based) 

User Interface 

  • ‍Browser-based, touch-optimized graphical user interface 

Automation 

  • ‍HTTP API 

Note:

Actual throughput levels over radio may vary based on the 3rd party device manufacturer and software versions. Valid8 product specifications are subject to change at any time without notice.

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Ordering Information

Product Code:
sw-conformance-mcx : Conformance application

Test Suites:
sw-conformance-mcx-testsuite-client
sw-conformance-mcx-testsuite-server
sw-conformance-mcx-testsuite-iwf

(others on request)

Datasheet Page

Related Video

Related Solutions

M5 Mobile UE Emulator

M5 Hardware

mobile-ue-emulator-64
mobile-ue-emulator-128
mobile-ue-emulator-256

Software Only

mobile-ue-emulator-100-sw
mobile-ue-emulator-1000-sw
mobile-ue-emulator-10000-sw

Note

  • Actual throughput levels over radio may vary based on the 3rd party device manufacturer and software versions. Valid8 product specifications are subject to change at any time without notice.

Datasheet Page
MCX Load Tester

Product Name: MCPTT Load Tester 

Product Code: mcptt-load-tester

Datasheet Page
Conformance - P25 ISSI CSSI (ICC Test Tool)

P25 ISSI CSSI Conformance Tester

Conformance options:

sip-conformance-cap-suite : CAP conformance test suite

sip-conformance-tia-suite : TIA conformance test suite

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