Subscriber Manager (USuM)/Subscriber Profile Repository (SPR)
subscriber data in a Subscriber Profile Repository (SPR). This includes the
credentials with which a subscriber is able to log in and services allocated to
the subscriber. The details of what a service means are stored in Policy
record that is stored in the USuM is a collection of the data that represents
the real world end-subscriber to the system. Examples include which of the
service provider's systems that the subscriber can access (mobile, broadband,
wi-fi, and so on.) or to identify specific plans and service offerings that the
subscriber can utilize.
can correlate balance and session data to a subscriber. Balance data is owned
by Multi-Service Balance Manager (MsBM) and is correlated by the Charging Id.
Session data is correlated by the credential on the session which should match
an USuM credential. Session data is managed by CPS core and can be extended by
In 3GPP terminology,
the USuM is a Subscriber Profile Repository (SPR). The following is a symbolic
representation of how data portions of the Cisco SPR relate and depend on each
Figure 2. Subscriber
Profile Repository Architecture
maintains the subscriber profile information such as Username, Password,
Domain, devices configured, services (plans), and so on. SPR database is
updated by provisioning process and queried at start of session.