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MME Functional Tester

Release Version 11.0.0.5

Date of Release: November 17, 2015

Total number of available test cases: 815 (New:74)
This version includes the following new features:

  • Location Services test cases (36 test cases).
  • SRVCC Procedures (20 test cases).
  • Procedure Collision and other feature test cases (18 test cases).

Release Version 10.2.0.3

Date of Release: June 23, 2015

Total number of available test cases: 741
This version includes the following new features:

  • Configure separate IPv6 addresses for DUT(MME) interfaces i.e., S1-MME, S11, S10, S6a, S13, S3, Sbc, Sgs, S102.etc.
  • Configure IPv6 addresses for Testbed nodes (SGW, VLR, HSS etc).
  • 'Packet Capture' option to have individual test captures.
  • Auto logging of individual test results while running tests in batch mode.
  • Additional exception handling to allow tests in batch to complete.

Release Version 10.1.0.8

Date of Release: March 31, 2015

This version includes the following new features:

  • Tests are organized according to network functions instead of 3GPP interfaces.
  • Support for separate IP addresses for DUT (MME) interfaces i.e., S1-MME, S11, S10, S6a, S13, S3, Sbc, Sgs, S102.
  • 335 new test cases related to “Home eNB”, “RAN Resource Management”, “Procedure Collision”, “Multi-media Priority Service”, “Relay Node”, “UE Time Zone”, “MABR”, “APN restriction”, “DRA”, “Partial Path Failure”, “MultiService Forum Tests”, “S102 SMS and Circuit Switched Fallback to 1xRTT”, “Erroneous Protocol Data Handling”.

Release Version 10.0.0.5

Date of Release: January 03, 2014

This version includes the following new features:

  • Release 10 compliance with 414 tests cases available in the test suite.
  • 99 test cases added related to CSFB over SGs, Emergency Session, HSS initiated procedures like UE context modification, Detach, PURGE and NOTIFY message support.

Release Version 9.0.0.3

Date of Release: August 08, 2013

This version includes the following new features:

  • Release 9 compliance.
  • Added 11 CMAS test-cases.
  • Added 6 test-cases related to UE initiated bearer modification, UE initiated bearer Release and MME-initiated Bearer Release triggered by Handover with Multiple Bearer.
  • Added 1 test case related to eNodeB Status Transfer during Handover (TC 1.8.3.1).

Release Version 3.1.0.9

Date of Release: November 30, 2012

This version includes the following new features:

  • 26 test-cases added which are related to Attach, S1 Handover, X2 Handover, Bearer Deletion, UE initiated detach and piggyback.
This also contains bug fixes over the previous version 3.1.0.7 .

Release Version 3.1.0.7

Date of Release: August 03, 2012

This version includes the following new features:

  • 2 test cases for UE-Triggered Service Request.
  • Support for configurable DIAMETER SCTP port.
  • Optional security checking during UE re-attach in test 1.5.1.2.
This also contains bug fixes over the previous version 3.1.0.5 .

Release Version 3.1.0.5

Date of Release: March 30, 2012

This version includes the following new features:

  • 12 new piggybacked bearer related test cases in the Multi-interface test section.
  • Support for configurable OPc.
This also contains bug fixes over the previous version 3.1.0.1 .

Release Version 3.1.0.1

Date of Release: August 29, 2011

This version includes the following new features:

  • 5 new multiple PDN and piggybacked bearer related test cases in the Multi-interface test section.
  • 22 additional new test cases in the Multi-interface test section related to Inter-RAT procedure.
This also contains bug fixes over the previous version 3.0.0.4 .

Release Version 3.0.0.4

Date of Release: February 22, 2011

This version includes a EIR Adapter so that tests can be run without the need for a third-party EIR in the test bed and IPSec Configuration setup to enable IPSec for S13 and S6a Interface. This also contains bug fixes over the previous version 2.0.0.11 .

Release Version 2.0.0.11

Date of Release: August 23, 2010

This is a maintenance release and includes bug fixes over the earlier version and Support for Configurable Operator Variant.

Release Version 2.0.0.8

Date of Release: July 15, 2010

This version contains bug fixes over the earlier version 2.0.0.5

Release Version 2.0.0.5

Date of Release: June 15, 2010

The MME Functional Tester now includes a HSS Adapter so that tests can be run without the need for a third-party HSS in the test bed. Also contains several additional test cases for the supported interfaces (S1-MME, S10, S11, S6a and S3)

Release Version 1.1.0.4

Date of Release: April 14, 2010

This version supports CLI mode of Test Execution and Context Sensitive help.

Release Version 1.0.1.1

Date of Release: February 08, 2010

The MME Functional Tester is an automated test suite for testing the correctness of an implementation of LTE Mobile Management Entity (MME) according to 3GPP TS 36.413 (S1 Application Protocol), TS 24.301 (NAS), TS 29.374 (GTPv2-C), TS 29.272 (Diameter) and other relevant Release 8 standards.

S-GW Functional Tester

Release Version 11.0.0.4

Date of Release: January 5, 2016

New in this release:

  • User can define unique IPv6 addresses for different DUT (SGW) interfaces i.e., S4S11, S5S8, Gxc.
  • User can define IPv6 addresses for different Testbed nodes i.e., eNodeB, RNC/BSS, MME, etc.
  • Error Indication (1 testcase).

Release Version 10.2.0.5

Date of Release: February 19, 2015

New in this release:

  • Support for separate IP addresses for DUT (SGW) interfaces i.e. S4/S11, S5/S8, Gxc.
  • 67 new test cases related to Modify Access Bearer Response (MABR), PMIP based Tunnel Management, Error Indication, GTPU Extension Header, Restoration and Recovery, GRE Based Data Transfer, UE Time Zone, Multiple DDN Handling, Complete Handover with Data Validation, Roaming.

Release Version 10.1.0.3

Date of Release: October 28, 2013

New in this release:

  • 34 new test cases related to Modify Access Bearer Request/Response, PGW Restart Notification, Primary PDP Context Activation, PMIP based Tunnel Management, GRE based Data Transfer and more test-cases on IRAT HO without SGW Relocation.

There are total 293 test cases with E-UTRAN Attach, Detach, UE and Network Requested Bearer modification, TAU, HO(S1/X2/S4), UE requested multiple PDN connectivity, Path management procedures etc.

Release Version 10.0.0.4

Date of Release: August 01, 2013

New in this release:

  • Release 10 compliance.
  • 20 new test cases related to Emergency Session, Location Change Reporting and Error Indication.

Release Version 2.0.0.22

Date of Release: March 26, 2013

This is a maintenance release and includes bug fixes for the earlier released version.

Release Version 2.0.0.18

Date of Release: May 08, 2012

With this release, the total number of test cases covered in the SGW FT is 250 with E-UTRAN Attach, Detach, UE and Network Requested Bearer modification, TAU, HO, UE requested multiple PDN connectivity and Path management procedures.

Release Version 2.0.0.16

Date of Release: January 30, 2012

This is a maintenance release and includes bug fixes for the earlier released version.

Release Version 2.0.0.10

Date of Release: November 25, 2011

This is a maintenance release and includes bug fixes for the earlier released version.

Release Version 2.0.0.5

Date of Release: September 05, 2011

This is a maintenance release which includes bug fixes for 2.0.0.3

Release Version 2.0.0.3

Date of Release: August 29, 2011

This version of the SGW Functional Tester includes test cases for UE requested PDN connectivity, Service Request, S1 and X2 Handover, Inter RAT Handover and GTPU Data.

Release Version 1.0.0.4

Date of Release: June 29, 2011

The SGW Functional Tester is an automated test suite for testing the correctness of an implementation of LTE Serving Gateway (SGW) according to 3GPP TS 29.274 (GTPv2C), TS 29.281 (GTPv1U), TS 23.401 and other relevant Release 9 standards.

P-GW Functional Tester

Release Version 11.0.0.3

Date of Release: September 18, 2015

Total number of available test cases: 379
New in this Release:

  • User can define unique IPv6 addresses for different DUT (PGW) interfaces i.e., S5S8, S2a, S6b, Gx, Gy, Gz, Sgi.
  • User can define IPv6 addresses for different Testbed nodes i.e., SGW, TWAG, OCS, OFCS, DRA, AAA, etc.
  • Optimize Test Bed nodes IP addresses deletion.


The test cases exercise the following interfaces:
  • S5, S8
  • Gx Gy and Gz
  • SGi

Release Version 10.2.0.4

Date of Release: May 20, 2015

Total number of available test cases: 380
New in this Release:

  • Support for separate IP addresses for DUT (PGW) interfaces i.e. S5S8, S2a, S6b, Gx, Gy, Gz, SGi.

There are total 380 test cases with “E-UTRAN Initial Attach”, “Online Charging”, “Offline Charging”, “UE Requested Bearer Resource Handling”, “Network Initiated Dedicated Bearer Handling”, “EnodeB Requested Bearer Release”, “GERAN Initial Attach”, “UTRAN Initial Attach”, “E-UTRAN To UTRAN Iu Mode Inter RAT Handover” and other procedures.

The test cases exercise the following interfaces:
  • S5, S8
  • Gx Gy and Gz
  • SGi

Release Version 10.1.0.7

Date of Release: June 6, 2014

Total number of available test cases: 352
Major modifications:

  • Test cases restructured based on scenarios instead of interfaces.
  • Testbed Setup dialog clean-up and re-organization.
  • Test Builder to allow users to create their own test cases.
  • User plane validation is added for most of the test scenarios.

There are total 352 test cases with “E-UTRAN Initial Attach”, “Online Charging”, “Offline Charging”, “UE Requested Bearer Resource Handling”, “Network Initiated Dedicated Bearer Handling”, “EnodeB Requested Bearer Release”, “GERAN Initial Attach”, “UTRAN Initial Attach”, “E-UTRAN To UTRAN Iu Mode Inter RAT Handover” and other procedures.

The test cases exercise the following interfaces:
  • S5, S8
  • Gx Gy and Gz
  • SGi

Release Version 10.0.0.4

Date of Release: October 21, 2013

New in this release

  • Release 10 compliance.
  • 17 new test cases related to Emergency Session, UE based DHCP based IP Address allocation, Error Indication on S5/S8-U interface.
There are total 316 test cases with "E-UTRAN Initial Attach", "Online Charging", "Offline Charging", "UE Requested Bearer Resource Handling", "Network Initiated Dedicated Bearer Handling", "EnodeB Requested Bearer Release", "GERAN Initial Attach", "UTRAN Initial Attach", "E-UTRAN To UTRAN Iu Mode Inter RAT Handover" and other procedures.

Release Version 3.0.0.5

Date of Release: March 19, 2013

This is a maintenance release and includes bug fixes for the earlier released version

Release Version 3.0.0.4

Date of Release: February 01, 2013

This is a maintenance release which includes bug fixes for 3.0.0.1

Release Version 3.0.0.1

Date of Release: October 30, 2012

This version includes the following new features:

  • If the “Diameter Session Creation” flag is set to “YES”, the tester expects a Capability Exchange Request before the test begins.
  • For the “DL Data Transfer” (4.1.1 section) test cases, route for the simulated UE address with the PGW as the gateway is added and deleted by test scripts.
  • Redundant “UE IP Address” field has been removed from Test Bed Setup “PDN Configuration”.
  • More help information has been added in Test Bed Setup configuration fields.

Release Version 3.0.0.0

Date of Release: March 14, 2012

This version includes the following new features:

  • Dynamic PCC Rules are supported for all the Test Cases.
  • Non 3GPP Accesses module.
  • Data Transfer module.
  • Serving RNS Relocation.
  • Inter SGSN RAU With S4 SGSNs.
  • PDP Context Activation.
  • Secondary PDP Context Activation.
This also contains bug fixes over the previous version 2.0.0.0 .

Release Version 2.0.0.0

Date of Release: December 29, 2011

This version includes the following new features:

  • E-UTRAN To GERAN A Gb Mode Inter RAT Handover.
  • E-UTRAN To UTRAN Iu Mode Inter RAT Handover.
  • GERAN Initial Attach.
  • GERAN A Gb Mode To E-UTRAN Inter RAT Handover.
  • UTRAN Initial Attach.
  • UTRAN Iu Mode To E-UTRAN Inter RAT Handover.

PCRF Functional Tester

Release Version 11.0.0.2

Date of Release: August 20, 2015

New in this release:

  • Configure separate IPv6 addresses for DUT(PCRF) interfaces i.e. Gx, Rx, S9, Gxx.
  • Configure IPv6 addresses for Testbed nodes (Home PCEF, Home AF, Home BBERF, Visited PCEF etc.

Release Version 10.2.0.3

Date of Release: February 26, 2015

New in this release:

  • Support for separate IP addresses for DUT (PCRF) interfaces i.e., Gx, Rx, S9, Gxx.
  • 16 new test cases related to Subscriber on Trusted Non-3GPP IP Access Network, GERAN Procedures, Gateway Control Session Establishment and Termination Gxa.
  • Restructured 20 old test-cases.
  • User can enable Wireshark capture option when running tests in a batch, so that individual capture files will be created for the selected tests.

Release Version 10.1.0.6

Date of Release: January 07, 2014

New in this release:

  • 6 testcases related to Gxc session establishment, modification and termination.
  • 24 testcases related to Emergency Session and Packet-Filter-Operation during IP-CAN Session Modification.
  • 'User Prompt' test step for creating interactive test cases using Test Builder.

There are total 124 test cases with "IP-CAN Session Establishment, Modification & Termination", "AF Session Establishment, Modification & Termination", "Notification to AF", "Usage Monitoring", "Sponsored data connectivity", handling of error-scenarios and other different procedures.

Release Version 10.0.0.3

Date of Release: July 30, 2013

New in this release:

  • Release 10 compliance.
  • 3 testcases related to Sponsored data connectivity and another 3 testcases related to IP-Flow-Mobility Routing Rule.

Release Version 1.2.0.3

Date of Release: May 07, 2013

New in this Release:

  • 20 test cases related to IP-CAN Session modification, Notification to AF and handling of error-scenarios.
  • 'Switch' control element for creating test cases using Test Builder.

Release Version 1.1.0.1

Date of Release: March 05, 2013

New in this Release:

  • Added 26 new testcases related to Bearer-Control-Mode negotiation, Event to be subscribed by AF, Usage-Monitoring handling and few error-scenarios.
  • Added Failed AVP support.

Release Version 1.0.0.3

Date of Release: November 09, 2012

This version includes the following new features:

  • Support for both TCP and SCTP in transport layer in PCRF FT.
  • 1 new test-case for successful Capability Exchange with V-PCEF in PCRF FT.
  • Support for conditional AVP checking in Compiler.
  • Copy, Paste functionality is implemented for the "Test Steps" of a Test Case in TestBuilder.

This also contains bug fixes over the previous version 1.0.0.2 .

Release Version 1.0.0.2

Date of Release: September 19, 2012

The PCRF Functional Tester is an automated test suite for testing the correctness of an implementation of an LTE PCRF in accordance with the December 2011 versions of the 3GPP TS 23.203 (Policy and Charging Control), TS 29.214 (Rx), TS 29.212 (Gx), TS 29.215 (S9), TS 29.213 (QoS), 29.816 (PCRF failure and restoration) and other relevant Release 9 standards.