The present document specifies use cases, requirements, management services and procedures for provisioning of 5G
The provisioning of network slicing includes the four phases which are preparation, commissioning, operation and
In the preparation phase the NSI does not exist. The preparation phase includes network slice design, onboarding,
evaluation of the network slice requirements, preparing the network environment and other necessary
preparations required to be done before the creation of an NSI.
During the NSI lifecycle stage which include commissioning phase, operation phase and decommissioning
phase, the NSI provisioning operations include:
Create an NSI;
Activate an NSI;
De-active an NSI;
Modify an NSI;
Terminate an NSI.