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Project NameEnter the name of the project
Target Release NameFrankfurt
Project Lifecycle StateIncubation
Participating Company China Mobile ,ZTE, Huawei, Nokia ,VMware, Boco, Jio, raisecom, Intel, verizon


What is this release trying to address?

The VF-C Frankfurt release has following primary objectives:

1. Improving platform maturity : Mariadb-Galera DB Consolidation ,security (i.e., S3P items)

2. Supporting use cases identified by ONAP and integration:  vCPE

3. Supporting Functional Requirements identified:

      ETSI Alignment : migrate VF-C catalog to modeling etsicatalog

      E2E Network Slicing: (supporting NSSMF,Stretch goal depend on the commit resource )

4. VF-C enhancement and new  features:

      Python upgrade from python2 to python3

      JDK upgrade evaluate and migrate (Depend on the commit resource)

      VF-C integrate with CLI to improve VF-C Usability

      Improve GVNFM Driver as SOL003 adapter

      Provide python-based Dmaap library

      Supporting LCM Operation rollback(Stretch goal)

      Add VF-C related use case vCPE on daily CI chains 

5. Document current upgrade component strategy(TSC must have VFC-1576 - Getting issue details... STATUS

6. SECCOM Perform Software Composition Analysis - Vulnerability tables(TSC must have) - plan to solve the most of the security issues, but also depends on the commit resource  VFC-1574 - Getting issue details... STATUS

7. SECCOM Password removal from OOM HELM charts(TSC must have)  VFC-1575 - Getting issue details... STATUS

8. SECCOM HTTPS communication vs. HTTP(TSC must have) - Based on the resource contribution  VFC-1577 - Getting issue details... STATUS

Use Cases

Describe the use case this release is targeted for (better if reference to customer use case).

Use Case: Residential Broadband vCPE (Approved)


Describe the use case this release is targeted for (better if reference to customer requirements).

ETSI Alignment Support REQ-101 - Getting issue details... STATUS

E2E Network Slicing  REQ-146 - Getting issue details... STATUS    REQ-158 - Getting issue details... STATUS

Minimum Viable Product

VF-C will include the necessary sub-components supporting the primary objectives: meeting platform maturity goals and supporting the use cases.

LCM(instantiate/terminate/heal/scaling) for NS and Vendor VNFs

FCAPS for vendor VNFs

LCM(instantiate/terminate) for open source VNFs

Minimum VF-C components supporting above functionalities:

NSLCM/GVNFM/Workflow/Vimproxy/EMS driver/vendor VNFM driver


List the functionalities that this release is committing to deliver by providing a link to JIRA Epics and Stories. In the JIRA Priority field, specify the priority (either High, Medium, Low). The priority will be used in case de-scoping is required. Don't assign High priority to all functionalities.


Key Summary T Created Updated Due Assignee Reporter P Status Resolution


Key Summary T Created Updated Due Assignee Reporter P Status Resolution

Longer term roadmap

Indicate at a high level the longer term roadmap. This is to put things into the big perspective.

Release Deliverables

Indicate the outcome (Executable, Source Code, Library, API description, Tool, Documentation, Release Note, etc) of this release.

Deliverable NameDeliverable Description
Source CodeSource code for all VF-C components
Maven ArtifactsMaven Artifacts for all VF-C components
Docker ContainersDocker container  associated with VF-C components
DocumentationVF-C detailed documentation


List all sub-components part of this release.
Activities related to sub-components must be in sync with the overall release.

Sub-components are repositories and are consolidated in a single centralized place. Edit the Release Components name for your project in the centralized page.


High level architecture diagram

At that stage within the Release, the team is expected to provide more Architecture details describing how the functional modules are interacting.

Indicate where your project fit within the ONAP Architecture diagram.


Block and sequence diagrams showing relation within the project as well as relation with external components are expected.

Anyone reading this section should have a good understanding of all the interacting modules.

Platform Maturity

Please fill out the centralized wiki page: Frankfurt Release Platform Maturity

  • API Incoming Dependencies

List the API this project is expecting from other projects.
Prior to Release Planning review, Team Leads must agreed on the date by which the API will be fully defined. The API Delivery date must not be later than the release API Freeze date.

Prior to the delivery date, it is a good practice to organize an API review with the API consumers.

API NameAPI DescriptionAPI Definition DateAPI Delivery dateAPI Definition link (i.e.swagger)

Parser API(Modeling)

API for parsering TOSCA file

Micro-services bus API

API for registration and use of micro-services bus

Multi-vim API

API to allocate resource to VIM

DCAE VES collector SB API

API to push vnf fcaps data to VES collector


API to store inventory

OOF APIAPI to chose VIM which is used to deploy VNF

  • API Outgoing Dependencies

API this project is delivering to other projects.

API NameAPI DescriptionAPI Definition DateAPI Delivery dateAPI Definition link (i.e.swagger)

NSLCM API Definition

Network services lifecycle management APIs

Link toward the detailed API description

VNFM Driver API Definition

VNFM Driver component northbound APIs

VNF LCM API Definitionprovide VNF lifecycle management APIs

  • Third Party Products Dependencies

Third Party Products mean products that are mandatory to provide services for your components. Development of new functionality in third party product may or not be expected.
List the Third Party Products (OpenStack, ODL, RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch,Crystal Reports, ...).

activiti workflow engine

In case there are specific dependencies  (Centos 7 vs Ubuntu 16. Etc.) list them as well.

  • Testing and Integration Plans

Provide a description of the testing activities (unit test, functional test, automation,...) that will be performed by the team within the scope of this release.

Describe the plan to integrate and test the release deliverables within the overall ONAP system.
Confirm that resources have been allocated to perform such activities.

  • Gaps

This section is used to document a limitation on a functionality or platform support. We are currently aware of this limitation and it will be delivered in a future Release.
List identified release gaps (if any), and its impact.

Gaps identifiedImpact
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  • Known Defects and Issues

Please refer to Frankfurt Defect Status

  • Risks

List the risks identified for this release along with the plan to prevent the risk to occur (mitigation) and the plan of action in the case the risk would materialized (contingency).

Please update any risk on the centralized wiki page - Frankfurt Risks

  • Resources

Fill out the Resources Committed to the Release centralized page.

  • Release Milestone

The milestones are defined at the Release Level and all the supporting project agreed to comply with these dates.

  • Team Internal Milestone

This section is optional and may be used to document internal milestones within a project team or multiple project teams. For instance, in the case the team has made agreement with other team to deliver some artifacts on a certain date that are not in the release milestone, it is erecommended to provide these agreements and dates in this section.

It is not expected to have a detailed project plan.

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  • Documentation, Training

Please update the following centralized wiki: Frankfurt Documentation

That includes

  • Team contributions to the specific document related to he project (Config guide, installation guide...).
  • Team contributions to the overall Release Documentation and training asset
  • High level list of documentation, training and tutorials necessary to understand the release capabilities, configuration and operation.
  • Documentation includes items such as:
    • Installation instructions
    • Configuration instructions
    • Developer guide
    • End User guide
    • Admin guide
    • ...


The Documentation project will provide the Documentation Tool Chain to edit, configure, store and publish all Documentation asset.

Other Information

  • Vendor Neutral

If this project is coming from an existing proprietary codebase, ensure that all proprietary trademarks, logos, product names, etc. have been removed. All ONAP deliverables must comply with this rule and be agnostic of any proprietary symbols.

  • Free and Open Source Software

FOSS activities are critical to the delivery of the whole ONAP initiative. The information may not be fully available at Release Planning, however to avoid late refactoring, it is critical to accomplish this task as early as possible.
List all third party Free and Open Source Software used within the release and provide License type (BSD, MIT, Apache, GNU GPL,... ).
In the case non Apache License are found inform immediately the TSC and the Release Manager and document your reasoning on why you believe we can use a non Apache version 2 license.

Each project must edit its project table available at Project FOSS.

Charter Compliance

The project team comply with the ONAP Charter.