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Publication numberCN103493522 A
Publication typeApplication
Application numberCN 201280019607
PCT numberPCT/US2012/027736
Publication date1 Jan 2014
Filing date5 Mar 2012
Priority date3 Mar 2011
Also published asCN103493522B, EP2681940A1, EP2681940A4, EP2681940B1, US8547908, US20120224524, WO2012119147A1
Publication number201280019607.3, CN 103493522 A, CN 103493522A, CN 201280019607, CN-A-103493522, CN103493522 A, CN103493522A, CN201280019607, CN201280019607.3, PCT/2012/27736, PCT/US/12/027736, PCT/US/12/27736, PCT/US/2012/027736, PCT/US/2012/27736, PCT/US12/027736, PCT/US12/27736, PCT/US12027736, PCT/US1227736, PCT/US2012/027736, PCT/US2012/27736, PCT/US2012027736, PCT/US201227736
InventorsPJ马斯科
Applicant泰科来股份有限公司
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Methods, systems, and computer readable media for enriching a diameter signaling message
CN 103493522 A
Abstract
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for enriching a Diameter signaling message are disclosed. In one example, the method comprises receiving, at a Diameter routing node, a Diameter signaling message that is associated with a mobile subscriber and includes mobile subscriber related information and querying a Diameter binding repository (DBR) using the mobile subscriber related information to select a network service node from a plurality of network service nodes configured to process the Diameter signaling message. The method further includes obtaining DBR information associated with the mobile subscriber from the DBR, wherein the DBR information includes an identifier associated with the selected network service node and modifying the Diameter signaling message to include at least a portion of the DBR information.
Claims(29)  translated from Chinese
1.一种用于丰富Diameter信令消息的方法,该方法包括: 在Diameter路由节点上接收与移动订户相关并包含移动订户相关信息的Diameter信令消息; 通过使用移动订户相关信息询问Diameter绑定仓库DBR以从被配置为处理Diameter信令消息的多个网络服务节点选择网络服务节点; 从DBR获得与移动订户相关的DBR信息,其中,DBR信息包含与选择的网络服务节点相关的标识符;和修改Diameter信令消息以包含DBR信息的至少一部分。 1. A method for rich Diameter signaling message, the method comprising: receiving at the Diameter routing node associated with the mobile subscriber and contains the mobile subscriber related information Diameter signaling messages; by using a mobile subscriber related information inquiry Diameter binding Warehouse DBR to select from is configured to process a plurality of network service nodes Diameter signaling message network service node; DBR obtain information associated with the mobile subscriber from the DBR, wherein, DBR contains information related to the selected network service node identifier; and modifying Diameter signaling message to include information regarding at least a portion of DBR.
2.根据权利要求1的方法,包括通过使用与选择的网络服务节点相关的标识符,将修改的Diameter信令消息路由到选择的网络服务节点。 2. A method according to claim 1, including through the use of network services associated with the selected node identifier, the modified Diameter signaling message routing node to a selected network service.
3.根据权利要求1的方法,其中,DBR与Diameter路由节点共处。 3. The method of claim 1, wherein, DBR and Diameter routing node coexistence.
4.根据权利要求1的方法,其中,DBR在与Diameter路由节点分开的网络节点上被实现。 4. The method according to claim 1, wherein, DBR on the Diameter routing node of the network nodes are implemented separately.
5.根据权利要求1的方法,其中,Diameter路由节点包含Diameter信令路由器DBR、Diameter路由代理DRA、Diameter委托代理DPA、Diameter重定向代理、Diameter转换代理或Diameter中继代理。 5. The method according to claim 1, wherein, Diameter signaling routing node contains Diameter router DBR, Diameter Routing Agent DRA, Diameter agency DPA, Diameter redirect agent, Diameter Diameter conversion agent or relay agent.
6.根据权利要求1的方法,其中,与移动订户相关的DBR信息包含Diameter会话标识符信息、网络服务节点识别信息、用户名信息、用户因特网协议IP信息、IP多媒体子系统IMS私人身份IMPI信息、IMS公共身份IMPU信息、会话初始协议SIP统一资源标识符URI信息、MS计费标识符信息、移动站国际订户目录号MSISDN信息、移动/可拨号信息、会话标识符、国际移动订户身份MS1、移动订户目录号DN、全球统一临时标识符GUT1、服务移动交换中心MSC地址信息、访客位置登记VLR号信息、服务通用分组无线服务GPRS支持节点SGSN地址信息、SGSN号信息、受访移动国家代码MCC信息、移动网络代码MNC信息、用户名称属性值对AVP、网络访问标识符NA1、服务位置区域代码信息、服务单元识别信息、移动订户地理位置坐标信息和跟踪区域信息中的至少一个。 6. The method of claim 1, wherein, DBR information associated with the mobile subscriber comprises information Diameter session identifier, the network service node identification information, username information, user information of Internet Protocol IP, IP Multimedia Subsystem, IMS private identity IMPI information , IMS Public Identity IMPU information, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) information, MS charging identifier information, the mobile station international subscriber directory number MSISDN information, the mobile / dial-up information, a session identifier, an international mobile subscriber identity MS1, mobile subscriber directory number DN, unified global temporary identifier GUT1, serving mobile switching center (MSC) address information, visitor location register VLR number information service General Packet Radio Service GPRS Support Node SGSN address information, SGSN number information, respondents Mobile Country Code (MCC) information, the mobile network code MNC information, user name attribute value pair AVP, network access identifier NA1, the at least one service location area code information, service unit identification information, the mobile subscriber location area coordinate information and tracking information.
7.根据权利要求1的方法,其中,多个网络服务节点中的每一个包含网络计费节点、在线计费系统OCS节点、离线计费系统OFCS节点、计费触发功能CTF节点、计费网关功能CGF节点、计费数据功能CDF节点、策略和计费规则功能PCRF节点、家庭订户服务器HSS节点或家庭位置登记节点HLR。 7. The method of claim 1, wherein the plurality of network service nodes each node comprising a network billing, online charging system OCS node, offline charging system OFCS node, Charging Trigger Function CTF node, charging gateway CGF node function, CDF Charging Data Function node, the Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF node, a Home Subscriber Server HSS node or the home location register node HLR.
8.根据权利要求1的方法,其中,通过访问存储于DBR中的至少一个绑定记录选择网络服务节点。 8. The method according to claim 1, wherein, by accessing stored in the DBR least one binding record selection network service node.
9.根据权利要求8的方法,其中,至少一个绑定记录包含Diameter会话绑定、Diameter会话标识符到网络服务节点关联、Diameter端对端标识符到网络服务节点关联、移动订户标识符到网络服务节点关联和计费标识符到网络服务节点关联中的至少一个。 9. The method according to claim 8, wherein the at least one binding Diameter session record contains binding, Diameter session identifier to the associated network service node, Diameter end-node identifier to the associated network service, a mobile subscriber identifier to the network charging identifier and associated service node to at least one associated network service node.
10.根据权利要求1的方法,其中,接收Diameter信令消息包含接收信用控制请求CCR消息、计账请求ACR消息、更新位置请求ULR消息、Diameter可动管理消息或Diameter计费消息。 10. The method according to claim 1, wherein receiving the signaling message comprises receiving a Diameter Credit Control Request CCR message, the billing request ACR message, ULR update location request message, Diameter of the movable management message or Diameter charging message.
11.根据权利要求1的方法,其中,选择的服务节点是第一 Diameter服务类型,其中,DBR信息识别与第一Diameter服务类型不同的第二Diameter服务类型的附加Diameter节点,并且其中,修改Diameter信令消息包含修改消息以包含识别用于附加的服务节点的信肩、O 11. The method of claim 1, wherein the service node is selected first Diameter service type, wherein, DBR information identifies the first service type different additional Diameter Diameter Diameter service node of the second type, and wherein modifying Diameter signaling message contains the modified message to include a letter identifying the shoulder for additional service node, O
12.根据权利要求11的方法,包括将Diameter信令消息转送到选择的服务节点。 12. The method according to claim 11, comprising the Diameter signaling message forwarded to the selected service node.
13.根据权利要求12的方法,其中,选择的服务节点包含策略和计费规则功能PCRF,并且其中,附加的服务节点包含计费数据功能CDF。 13. The method according to claim 12, wherein the selected service node comprising a Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF, and wherein the additional service nodes including a billing data function CDF.
14.根据权利要求12的方法,其中,选择的服务节点包含计费数据功能CDF,并且其中,附加的服务节点包含策略和计费规则功能PCRF。 14. The method according to claim 12, wherein the selected service node including a billing data function CDF, and wherein the additional service node that contains the policy and charging rules function PCRF.
15.—种用于丰富Diameter信令消息的系统,该系统包括: 被配置为存储绑定记录的Diameter绑定仓库DBR ;和Diameter路由节点,该Diameter路由节点被配置为完成以下的过程:接收与移动订户相关并包含移动订户相关信息的Diameter信令消息;通过使用移动订户相关信息询问DBR,以从被配置为处理Diameter信令消息的多个网络服务节点选择网络服务节点;WDBR获得与移动订户相关的DBR信息,其中,DBR信息包含与选择的网络服务节点相关的标识符;和修改Diameter信令消息以包含DBR信息的至少一部分。 15.- such systems for rich Diameter signaling messages, the system comprising: means configured to store a binding record Diameter binding warehouse DBR; and Diameter routing node, the Diameter routing node is configured to perform the following process: receiving associated with the mobile subscriber and a mobile subscriber Diameter signaling message contains relevant information; by using a mobile subscriber related information inquiry DBR, in order from the Diameter configured to process the signaling message to select a plurality of network service node network service node; WDBR obtained with a mobile DBR information related to a subscriber, wherein, DBR network selection information includes an identifier associated service node; and at least a portion of the signaling message to include modifications Diameter DBR information.
16.根据权利要求15的系统,其中,Diameter路由节点被配置为通过使用与选择的网络服务节点相关的标识符将修改的Diameter信令消息路由到选择的网络服务节点。 16. The system of claim 15, wherein, Diameter routing node is configured to use the network service associated with the selected node identifier modified Diameter signaling message routing node to a selected network service.
17.根据权利要求15的系统,其中,DBR与Diameter路由节点共处。 17. The system of claim 15, wherein, DBR and Diameter routing node coexistence.
18.根据权利要求15的系统,其中,DBR在与Diameter路由节点分开的网络节点上被实现。 18. The system of claim 15, wherein, DBR on the Diameter routing node of the network nodes are implemented separately.
19.根据权利要求15的系统,其中,Diameter路由节点包含Diameter信令路由器DBR、Diameter路由代理DRA、Diameter委托代理DPA、Diameter重定向代理、Diameter转换代理或Diameter中继代理。 19. The system of claim 15, wherein, Diameter signaling routing node contains Diameter router DBR, Diameter Routing Agent DRA, Diameter agency DPA, Diameter redirect agent, Diameter Diameter conversion agent or relay agent.
20.根据权利要求15的系统,其中,与移动订户相关的DBR信息包含Diameter会话标识符信息、网络服务节点识别信息、用户名信息、用户因特网协议IP信息、IP多媒体子系统IMS私人身份IMPI信息、IMS公共身份IMPU信息、会话初始协议SIP统一资源标识符URI信息、IMS计费标识符信息、移动站国际订户目录号MSISDN信息、移动/可拨号信息、会话标识符、国际移动订户身份MS1、移动订户目录号DN、全球统一临时标识符GUT1、服务移动交换中心MSC地址信息、访客位置登记VLR号信息、服务通用分组无线服务GPRS支持节点SGSN地址信息、SGSN号信息、受访移动国家代码MCC信息、移动网络代码MNC信息、用户名称属性值对AVP、网络访问标识符NA1、服务位置区域代码信息、服务单元识别信息、移动订户地理位置坐标信息和跟踪区域信息中的至少一个。 20. A system according to claim 15, wherein, DBR information associated with the mobile subscriber comprises information Diameter session identifier, the network service node identification information, username information, user information Internet Protocol IP, IP Multimedia Subsystem, IMS private identity IMPI information , IMS Public Identity IMPU information, Session Initiation Protocol Uniform Resource Identifier SIP URI information, IMS charging identifier information, the mobile station international subscriber directory number MSISDN information, the mobile / dial-up information, a session identifier, an international mobile subscriber identity MS1, mobile subscriber directory number DN, unified global temporary identifier GUT1, serving mobile switching center (MSC) address information, visitor location register VLR number information service General Packet Radio Service GPRS Support Node SGSN address information, SGSN number information, respondents Mobile Country Code (MCC) information, the mobile network code MNC information, user name attribute value pair AVP, network access identifier NA1, the at least one service location area code information, service unit identification information, the mobile subscriber location area coordinate information and tracking information.
21.根据权利要求15的系统,其中,多个网络服务节点中的每一个包含网络计费节点、在线计费系统OCS节点、离线计费系统OFCS节点、计费触发功能CTF节点、计费网关功能CGF节点、计费数据功能CDF节点、策略和计费规则功能PCRF节点、家庭订户服务器HSS节点或家庭位置登记节点HLR。 21. The system of claim 15, wherein the plurality of network service nodes each node comprising a network billing, online charging system OCS node, offline charging system OFCS node, Charging Trigger Function CTF node, charging gateway CGF node function, CDF Charging Data Function node, the Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF node, a Home Subscriber Server HSS node or the home location register node HLR.
22.根据权利要求15的系统,其中,网络服务节点通过访问存储于DBR中的至少一个绑定记录被选择。 22. The system of claim 15, wherein the network service node by accessing stored in DBR least one binding record is selected.
23.根据权利要求22的系统,其中,至少一个绑定记录包含Diameter会话绑定、Diameter会话标识符到网络服务节点关联、Diameter端对端标识符到网络服务节点关联、移动订户标识符到网络服务节点关联和计费标识符到网络服务节点关联中的至少一个。 23. The system of claim 22, wherein the at least one binding Diameter session record contains binding, Diameter session identifier to the associated network service node, Diameter end-node identifier to the associated network service, a mobile subscriber identifier to the network charging identifier and associated service node to at least one associated network service node.
24.根据权利要求15的系统,其中,Diameter信令消息包含信用控制请求CCR消息、计账请求ACR消息、更新位置请求ULR消息、Diameter可动管理消息或Diameter计费消息。 24. A system according to claim 15, wherein, Diameter Credit Control Request signaling message contains message CCR, ACR billing request message, update location request message ULR, Diameter of the movable management message or Diameter charging message.
25.根据权利要求15的系统,其中,选择的服务节点是第一 Diameter服务类型,其中,DBR信息识别与第一Diameter服务类型不同的第二Diameter服务类型的附加Diameter节点,并且其中,Diameter路由节点被配置为修改Diameter信令消息以包含识别用于附加的服务节点的信息。 25. The system of claim 15, wherein the service node is selected first Diameter service type, wherein, DBR information identifies the first service type different additional Diameter Diameter Diameter service node of the second type, and wherein, Diameter routing node is configured to modify the Diameter message to the signaling message containing the identification for the additional service nodes.
26.根据权利要求25的系统,其中,Diameter路由节点被配置为将Diameter信令消息转送到选择的服务节点。 26. The system of claim 25, wherein, Diameter routing node is configured to Diameter signaling messages forwarded to the selected service node.
27.根据权利要求26的系统,其中,选择的服务节点包含策略和计费规则功能PCRF,并且其中,功能附加服务节点包含计费数据功能CDF。 27. The system of claim 26, wherein the selected service node comprising a Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF, and wherein the service node comprises the additional function Charging Data Function CDF.
28.根据权利要求26的系统,其中,选择的服务节点包含计费数据功能CDF,并且其中,功能附加服务节点包含策略和计费规则功能PCRF。 28. The system of claim 26, wherein the selected service node including a billing data function CDF, and wherein the service node contains additional functions Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF.
29.一种非暂时性计算机可读介质,包含在计算机可读介质中体现的计算机可执行指令,该计算机可执行指令当被计算机的处理器执行时控制计算机以执行包括以下步骤的步骤: 在Diameter路由节点上接收与移动订户相关并包含移动订户相关信息的Diameter信令消息; 通过使用移动订户相关信息询问Diameter绑定仓库DBR以从被配置为处理Diameter信令消息的多个网络服`务节点选择网络服务节点; 从DBR获得与移动订户相关的DBR信息,其中,DBR信息包含与选择的网络服务节点相关的标识符;和修改Diameter信令消息以包含DBR信息的至少一部分。 29. A non-transitory computer-readable media, embodied in a computer-readable medium embodies computer-executable instructions, the computer executable instructions to control a computer to perform the steps comprising the following steps when executed by a processor of a computer: in receiving the Diameter routing node associated with the mobile subscriber and contains the mobile subscriber related information Diameter signaling messages; by using a mobile subscriber related information inquiry Diameter binding warehouse from DBR to be configured to process a plurality of signaling messages Diameter network service `Service node selection network service node; DBR obtained information associated with the mobile subscriber from the DBR, wherein, DBR network selection information includes an identifier associated service node; and at least a portion of the signaling message to include modifications Diameter DBR information.
Description  translated from Chinese

用于丰富Diameter信令消息的方法、系统和计算机可读介质 Method for rich Diameter signaling messages, system and computer readable medium

[0001] 优先权要求 [0001] a priority claim

[0002] 本申请要求在2011年3月3日提交的美国临时专利申请系列N0.61/448953的益处,在这里加入该公开的全部内容作为参考。 [0002] This application claims the benefit of US Provisional Patent Application Serial March 3, 2011 filed N0.61 / 448953 in here to join the entire contents of the disclosure by reference.

技术领域 FIELD

[0003] 在这里描述的主题涉及用与移动订户相关的信息修改Diameter信号消息。 [0003] The subject matter described herein relates to modified Diameter message signal with information associated with the mobile subscriber. 具体而言,主题涉及用于丰富Diameter信令消息的方法、系统和计算机可读介质。 Specifically, the method involves the theme for the rich Diameter signaling messages, system and computer readable media.

背景技术 BACKGROUND

[0004] 当前,向与共用移动订户相关的Diameter信令消息分配基于Diameter的网络服务节点存在问题。 [0004] Currently, the Diameter signaling messages associated with the mobile subscriber share allocation problems Diameter-based network service nodes. 即,存在与基于Diameter的网络服务节点之间的通信相关的障碍。 That is, there are obstacles between the Diameter based communications network service node associated with. 例如,网络服务节点可要求服务与共用移动订户相关的基于Diameter的消息的另一网络服务节点的附加信息(例如,网络地址)。 For example, the network service node may request another network-based service node Diameter message service additional information associated with the common mobile subscriber (e.g., network address). 在这种方案中,网络服务节点被强迫产生并向存储附加网络服务节点信息的数据库节点传送询问消息。 In this scenario, the network service nodes are forced to produce a database to store additional network node transmits information service node query message. 这些询问消息产生不必要的流量并消耗网络资源。 These messages asking unnecessary traffic and consume network resources. 因此,以不产生不必要的网络流量的方式预空闲地提供附加的网络服务节点信息是网络操作所希望的。 Therefore, so as not to create unnecessary network traffic way pre provide additional network services to a network node information idle operation desired.

[0005] 因此,需要改进的用于丰富Diameter信令消息的方法、系统和计算机可读介质。 [0005] Accordingly, a need for improved methods for rich Diameter signaling messages, system and computer readable media.

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[0006] 公开了用于丰富Diameter信令消息的方法、系统和计算机可读介质。 [0006] discloses a process for the rich Diameter signaling messages, system and computer readable media. 在一个示例性实施例中,方法包括在Diameter路由节点上接收与移动订户相关并包含移动订户相关信息的Diameter信令消息和通过使用移动订户相关信息询问Diameter绑定仓库(DBR)以从被配置为处理Diameter信令消息的多个网络服务节点选择网络服务节点。 In one exemplary embodiment, the method includes receiving the Diameter routing node associated with the mobile subscriber and contains the mobile subscriber related information Diameter signaling messages and related information by using a mobile subscriber asks Diameter binding warehouse (DBR) to be configured from Select the network service node for processing Diameter signaling messages multiple network service nodes. 方法还包括:从DBR获得与移动订户相关的DBR信息,其中,DBR信息包含与选择的网络服务节点相关的标识符;和修改Diameter信令消息以包含DBR信息的至少一部分。 The method further comprising: obtaining DBR information associated with the mobile subscriber from the DBR, wherein, DBR network selection information includes an identifier associated service node; and at least a portion of the signaling message to include modifications Diameter DBR information. 如这里使用的那样,术语“节点”指的是包含一个或多个硬件处理器和相关的存储器的物理计算平台。 As used herein, the term "node" refers to a physical computing hardware platform includes one or more processors and associated memory.

[0007] 可通过与硬件和/或固件组合的软件实现在这里描述的主题。 [0007] by the hardware and / or firmware combination of software topics described here. 例如,可通过由处理器执行的软件实现在这里描述的主题。 For example, by software executed by a processor implement the theme described herein. 在一个示例性实现中,可通过使用非暂时性计算机可读介质实现在这里描述的用于丰富Diameter信令消息的主题,在该非暂时性计算机可读介质上,存储当被计算机的处理器执行时执行步骤的可执行指令。 In one exemplary implementation, the subject matter described herein can be achieved for the rich Diameter signaling message by using a non-transitory computer-readable medium, in which a non-transitory computer readable medium storing a computer processor as is step of executing the executable instructions. 适于实现在这里描述的主题的示例性非暂时性计算机可读介质包括可被处理器访问的芯片存储器器件或盘存储器器件、可编程逻辑器件和应用特定集成电路。 Suitable for implementing the subject matter described herein an exemplary non-transitory computer-readable medium comprising processor chip can be accessed memory device or disk memory devices, programmable logic devices, and application specific integrated circuits. 另外,实现在这里描述的主题的计算机可读介质可位于单个计算平台上,或者可跨着多个计算平台分布。 Further, to achieve the subject matter described herein may be a computer-readable medium located on a single computing platform, or may be distributed across a plurality of computing platforms.

附图说明[0008] 现在,参照附图描述在这里描述的主题,其中, Brief Description of the topic [0008] Now, with reference to the accompanying drawings described herein, wherein,

[0009] 图1是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的用于丰富Diameter信令消息的系统的框图; [0009] FIG. 1 is a block diagram showing the system of the subject matter described herein is used to enrich Diameter signaling messages embodiment;

[0010] 图2是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的丰富Diameter信令消息的消息序列图; [0010] FIG. 2 is a diagram illustrating the theme described herein according to the richness Diameter signaling messages embodiment of a message sequence chart;

[0011] 图3是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的用附加移动订户相关会话信息丰富Diameter信令消息的消息序列图; [0011] FIG. 3 is a mobile subscriber with additional information related to the session signaling messages rich Diameter message sequence chart illustrating an embodiment of the subject matter according to the described herein;

[0012] 图4是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的丰富多个Diameter信令消息的消息序列图; [0012] FIG. 4 is a diagram showing the subject matter described herein rich plurality Diameter message sequence chart of signaling messages embodiment;

[0013] 图5是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的用于指定网络服务节点的绑定记录数据的示例性表; [0013] FIG. 5 is a diagram showing the subject matter according described herein is used to specify a network service node to an embodiment of an exemplary binding record data table;

[0014] 图6是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的用于丰富Diameter信令消息的方法的流程图。 [0014] FIG. 6 is a diagram illustrating subject matter according to the flowchart described herein enrich Diameter signaling messages of a method for an embodiment.

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[0015] 在这里描述的主题包含用于丰富Diameter信令消息的方法、系统和计算机可读介质。 [0015] The subject matter described herein includes means for signaling messages rich Diameter methods, systems and computer readable media. 如这里使用的那样,术语Diameter指的是由RFC3588定义的由电信和计算机网络利用的认证、授权和计账(AAA)协议。 As used herein, the term refers to a Diameter defined by RFC3588 authentication by utilization of telecommunication and computer networks, authorization and accounting (AAA) protocol. 在一个实施例中,本主题可包含接收与特定的移动订户相关的Diameter信令消息的Diameter信令路由(DSR)。 In one embodiment, the present subject matter may include receiving Diameter signaling message associated with a particular mobile subscriber's Diameter signaling routing (DSR). 接收的Diameter信令消息还可要求来自诸如网络计费功能节点(例如,计费数据功能(CDF)、策略和计费规则功能(PCRF)等)的特定类型的网络服务节点的处理。 Diameter signaling message received may be a requirement (e.g., Charging Data Function (CDF), the Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF), etc.) of the particular type of network service node from a network such as the charging function processing node. 在接收Diameter信令消息时,DSR节点可被配置为询问Diameter绑定仓库(DBR)以确定处理接收的Diameter信令消息的优选网络服务节点。 Upon receiving the Diameter signaling message, DSR node may be configured to ask Diameter binding warehouse (DBR) to determine the preferred network service node processes the received signaling message Diameter. 在一个实施例中,询问消息触发DBR以检查存储的绑定记录以确定优选的网络服务节点是否已被分配(或“绑定”)到移动订户。 In one embodiment, the query message to trigger DBR binding Check the memory to determine whether the preferred network service node has been assigned (or "binding") to the mobile subscriber. 如这里使用的那样,绑定记录可包括包含在分配的网络服务节点与移动订户信息(例如,标识符)之间形成的一个或多个关联的电子记录。 As used herein, as a binding record may include electronic records that contain one or more associations between the assigned network serving node and the mobile subscriber information (e.g., identifier) formed. 因此,DBR可获得存储于绑定记录中的DBR信息并将其提供给DSR。 Therefore, DBR obtained is stored in the DBR binding record information and provide it to DSR. DSR可随后修改指向优选的网络服务节点的Diameter信令消息以包含接收的DBR信息的至少一部分。 DSR may then modify pointing preferred network service node Diameter DBR signaling messages to include at least part of the information received. 因此,优选的网络服务节点可具有包含附加的移动订户信息、与移动订户相关的附加的会话标识符和与支持移动订户的其它网络服务节点相关的识别/身份/地址信息的丰富的Diameter信令消息。 Accordingly, preferred network having mobile subscriber service node may contain additional information, additional signaling rich Diameter session identifier associated with the mobile subscriber and associated with other network services node supports mobile subscriber identification / identity / address information message. 在一个实施例中,可在长期发展(LTE)网络和/或因特网协议多媒体子系统(MS)网络中实现本主题。 In one embodiment, the subject can be achieved in the long-term development (LTE) network and / or Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (MS) network. 作为替代方案,在不背离本主题的范围的情况下,可在其它的网络中部署本主题。 As an alternative, without departing from the scope of the subject matter of the case, the subject can be deployed in other networks.

[0016] 图1示出包括可被用于丰富Diameter信令消息的大量的各种网络要素的示例性系统100。 [0016] Figure 1 shows a network comprising a large number of elements can be used various rich Diameter signaling messages of the exemplary system 100. 在一个实施例中,系统100包含被配置为接收与移动订户相关的Diameter信令消息的Diameter路由节点,例如DSR104。 In one embodiment, the system 100 comprises is configured to receive a Diameter signaling messages associated with the mobile subscriber's Diameter routing nodes, e.g. DSR104. 虽然图1示出DSR的用户,但是,在不背离本主题的范围的情况下,可以利用被配置为路由Diameter信令消息的任何网络节点。 Although Figure 1 shows a user DSR, however, without departing from the scope of the subject matter of the case, may utilize any network node is configured to route Diameter signaling messages. 例如,网络节点还可包含Diameter路由代理(DRA)、Diameter委托代理(DPA)、Diameter中继代理、Diameter转换代理和Diameter重定向代理等。 For example, a network node can also contain Diameter Routing Agent (DRA), Diameter Agency (DPA), Diameter relay agent, Diameter and Diameter redirect the conversion agent and other agents. 在一个实施例中,DSR104包含可被配置为在各种Diameter接口上的各种Diameter节点之间路由Diameter信令消息的Diameter路由引擎(DRE)122,这些Diameter接口包含但不限于Gy、Ro、Rf、S6d和S6a接口。 In one embodiment, DSR104 contains between routable Diameter signaling is configured to interface to a variety of various Diameter message of Diameter Diameter node Routing Engine (DRE) 122, these interfaces include, but are not limited to Diameter Gy, Ro, Rf, S6d and S6a interface. 由DSR104接收的示例性的基于Diameter的信令消息包含信用控制请求(CCR)消息、计账请求(ACR)消息、更新位置请求(ULR)消息、Diameter可动管理消息和Diameter计费消息。 Exemplary Diameter-based signaling message received by the DSR104 containing Credit Control Request (CCR) message, the billing request (ACR) message, the location update request (ULR) message, Diameter of the movable management messages and Diameter charging message. 在一个实施例中,由Diameter路由节点接收的Diameter信令消息可通过诸如例如策略和计费增强功能(PCEF)节点、网关GPRS支持节点(GGSN)、可动管理实体(MME)和公共数据网络(PDN)网关的网络节点(未示出)被发送。 In one embodiment, Diameter signaling message received by the Diameter routing node, such as for example, by a policy and charging enhancement function (PCEF) node, a gateway GPRS support node (GGSN), the movable management entity (MME) and a public data network The network node (PDN) gateway (not shown) is transmitted. DSR104还可包含被配置为与一个或多个DBR (例如,DBR102)通信(例如,发送询问/请求消息和接收回答/响应消息)的绑定询问客户机(BQC)124。 DSR104 may also be configured to contain one or more DBR (e.g., DBR102) communication (e.g., send an inquiry / request message and receiving the answer / response message) binding inquiry client (BQC) 124.

[0017] 在一个实施例中,由DSR104接收的Diameter信令消息可最初被指定或寻址到能够处理Diameter信令消息的网络服务节点。 [0017] In one embodiment, Diameter signaling message received by the DSR104 or may initially be assigned to handle the network addressed to the service node Diameter signaling messages. 虽然图1示出Diameter信令消息可被路由到的示例性的多个网络服务节点,诸如⑶FlUun^P PCRFIMu,但是,在不背离本主题的范围的情况下,可以在系统100中利用被配置为用于服务Diameter信令消息的任何其它类型的网络服务节点。 Although Figure 1 shows a Diameter signaling message can be routed to an exemplary plurality of network service nodes, such as ⑶FlUun ^ P PCRFIMu, however, without departing from the scope of the subject matter of the case, can be used in system 100 is configured Diameter signaling messages for service for any other type of network service node. 例如,网络服务节点可包含策略和计费规则功能(PCRF)网络、网络计费节点(例如,计费数据功能(CDF)、计费触发功能(CTF)、计费网关功能(CGF))、在线计费系统(OCS)节点、离线计费系统(OFCS)节点、家庭订户服务器(HSS)节点、家庭位置登记节点(HLR)、AAA节点和呼叫会话控制功能(CSCF )节点。 For example, the network service node may comprise a policy and charging rules function (PCRF) network, network charging node (e.g., Charging Data Function (CDF), Charging Trigger Function (CTF), Charging Gateway Function (CGF)), Online Charging System (OCS) node, offline charging system (OFCS) node, a Home Subscriber Server (HSS) node, node home location register (HLR), AAA node and the call session control function (CSCF) node.

[0018] 在图1中,系统100还包括包含托管绑定记录数据库128的绑定询问服务器(BQS)126的Diameter绑定仓库(DBR) 102。 [0018] In Figure 1, the system 100 further comprises a record database 128 contains the managed bound binding inquiry server (BQS) 126 a Diameter binding warehouse (DBR) 102. 在一个实施例中,绑定记录数据库128可被配置为存储包含移动订户标识符与分配的网络服务节点之间的关联(例如,与Diameter相关的绑定、映射、链接等)的绑定记录。 Binding is recorded in one embodiment, a binding record database 128 may be configured to link between the network service node comprises a mobile subscriber identifier storage and distribution (e.g., associated with the Diameter binding, mapping, links, etc.) . 由DBR102存储的示例性的Diameter相关绑定可包含但不限于Diameter会话绑定、Diameter会话标识符到网络服务节点关联、Diameter端对端标识符到网络服务节点关联、移动订户标识符到网络服务节点关联和计费标识符到网络服务节点关联等。 Exemplary Diameter DBR102 by the stored associated binding may include but is not limited to Diameter session binding, Diameter session identifier to the associated network service node, Diameter end-node identifier to the associated network service, the mobile subscriber identifier to the network service and charging identifier associated with the node to the network service node association and the like. 在一个实施例中,计费标识符可包含IMS计费ID。 In one embodiment, the billing identifier may comprise IMS Charging ID. 在后面在图5中描述示例性的绑定记录数据库128。 In the later described exemplary binding record database 128 in FIG. 5.

[0019] 在这里示出的实施例中,DBR102被示为独立实体,诸如网络节点、计算机、服务器、应用或位置与DSR104分开的数据库。 [0019] In the here illustrated embodiment, DBR102 is shown as a separate entity, such as a network node, a computer, server, application or location with DSR104 separate databases. 但是,在其它的实施例(未示出)中,DBR102可共处于DSR内或者共处于任何其它网络节点内。 However, in other embodiments (not shown), DBR102 DSR can be co-located or co-located within any other network node. 虽然在图1中仅示出单个DSR和单个DRB,但是,在不背离本主题的范围的情况下,本主题可包含与DSR104和DBR102通信连接的附加的DSR和DBR。 Although shown only a single DSR and a single DRB in Figure 1, however, without departing from the scope of the present subject matter, the present subject matter may contain additional DSR and DBR DSR104 and DBR102 communicatively coupled.

[0020] 图2是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的丰富Diameter信令消息的示例性的基于Diameter的消息序列图。 [0020] Figure 2 is an exemplary message sequence chart based on Diameter shown herein described subject matter according to the richness Diameter signaling messages embodiment. 如图2所示,DSR104接收包含移动订户相关信息的Diameter信令消息即信用控制请求(CCR)消息201。 Diameter signaling message shown in Figure 2, DSR104 receiver includes a mobile subscriber related information, i.e. Credit Control Request (CCR) message 201. 在本例子中,移动订户相关信息包含用户名(例如,“用户名X”)和会话标识符(例如,“会话ID_1”)。 In this example, the mobile subscriber related information includes the user name (for example, "User Name X") and the session identifier (for example, "Session ID_1"). 在一个实施例中,会话标识符用作用于在发送CCR消息的网络节点(例如,PCEF)与最终被选择为处理CCR消息的网络服务节点之间建立的通信会话的标识符。 In one embodiment, the session identifier is used as the CCR message sending network node (e.g., PCEF) is selected to be processed and eventually established between the network service node CCR message communication session identifier.

[0021] 在一个实施例中,DSR104可被配置为从接收的Diameter信令消息提取移动订户相关信息。 [0021] In one embodiment, DSR104 may be configured to extract the relevant information from the mobile subscriber Diameter signaling message received. 从Diameter路由消息提取的移动订户相关信息的例子包含但不限于Diameter会话标识符信息、用户名信息、国际移动订户身份(IMSI)信息、IMS私人身份(IMPI)信息、IMS公共身份(IMPU)信息、会话初始协议(SIP)统一资源标识符(URI)信息、网络访问标识符(NAI)信息、移动/可拨号信息、移动订户目录号信息、IMS计费标识符信息、移动站国际订户目录号(MSISDN)信息和用户因特网协议(IP)地址信息。 Subscriber related information for routing messages from the mobile Diameter extracted examples include, but are not limited to Diameter session identifier information, the user name information, International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) message, IMS Private Identity (IMPI) message, IMS Public Identity (IMPU) Information , Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) uniform resource identifier (URI) information, a network access identifier (NAI) information, the mobile / dial-up information, the mobile subscriber directory number information, IMS charging identifier information, the mobile station international subscriber directory number (MSISDN) information and user Internet Protocol (IP) address information. 返回图2,CCR消息201包含用户名和由DSR104提取的会话标识符。 Returning to Figure 2, CCR message 201 contains the user name and extracted by DSR104 session identifier.

[0022] 在一个实施例中,DSR104还可被配置为将提取的移动订户相关信息插入DBR询问消息中。 [0022] In one embodiment, DSR104 may also be configured to move the extracted subscriber-related information insertion DBR inquiry message. 例如,DSR104可产生用于请求能够处理CCR消息201的网络服务节点的身份和/或地址的DBR询问消息202。 For example, DSR104 may generate a request to handle DBR identity CCR message network service nodes 201 and / or address of the query message 202. 在一个实施例中,DSR104被配置为将从消息201提取的用户名和会话标识符信息插入到询问消息202中。 In one embodiment, DSR104 201 is configured to extract from the message the session identifier and the user name information into the inquiry message 202.

[0023] 如图2所示,DBR102可从DSR104接收包含例如会话标识符和与移动订户相关的用户名标识符的提取的移动订户相关信息的DBR询问消息202。 [0023] As shown in FIG, DBR102 may be received from DSR104 2 contains a session identifier such as a user name and an identifier associated with the mobile subscriber's mobile subscriber related information extracted from the query message DBR 202. 在一个实施例中,DBR102可被配置为通过存储于包含于记录数据库128中的绑定记录的移动订户标识符的列表交叉引用接收的用户名标识符,该绑定记录数据库128包含多个绑定记录。 In one embodiment, DBR102 may be configured by the mobile subscriber stored in the record containing the database 128 of a binding record identifiers cross-reference list of user names received identifier, the binding database record 128 includes a plurality of tie given record. 如果交叉引用过程导致定位匹配提取的用户名标识符的条目,那么DBR102可获得包含于与匹配条目相关的绑定记录中的DBR信息。 If the cross-reference to locate a matching entry in the extraction process results in the user name identifier, then DBR102 get included in the binding record with a matching entry in the DBR-related information. 在一个实施例中,绑定记录包含用户IP地址、頂PIUMPU、用户名标识符和相关网络服务节点标识符/身份/地址。 In one embodiment, a binding record contains the user's IP address, top PIUMPU, username identifier and associated network service node identifiers / identity / address. 如果提取的用户名标识符匹配该特定绑定记录中的用户名标识符,那么DBR102可获得绑定到用户名标识符的网络服务节点标识符(例如,识别⑶F标识符IU1的标识符)。 If the extracted user name identifiers match the specific binding record in the user name identifier, the user name is bound DBR102 identifiers available to a network service node identifier (e.g., an identifier identifying ⑶F IU1 identifier). DBR102还可获得存储于相同的绑定记录中并与移动订户相关(即,匹配用户名)的多个其它的标识符。 DBR102 also get stored in the same record in the binding and associated to the mobile subscriber (i.e., match the user name) of a plurality of other identifiers. 例如,DBR102可从绑定记录获得用户IP地址、IMPI和IMPU0 For example, DBR102 user's IP address can be obtained from the binding record, IMPI and IMPU0

[0024] 在从记录数据库128获得DBR信息之后,DBR102可然后产生包含DBR信息的DBR响应消息203并随后将响应消息203路由到DSR104。 [0024] After obtaining information from a record database DBR 128, DBR102 DBR can then generate a response message containing information DBR 203 and response message 203 is then routed to DSR104. 如图2所示,DBR信息可包含诸如网络服务节点身份/地址(例如,用于⑶FlU1的标识符)、用户名标识符、用户IP地址、MPI和与移动订户相关的IMPU的参数/标识符。 2, DBR information may include a network service node such as the identity / address (e.g., for ⑶FlU1 identifier), the user name ID, user IP address, MPI and IMPU associated with the mobile subscriber parameters / identifier .

[0025] 图2还示出DSR104从DBR102接收包含DBR信息的DBR响应消息203。 [0025] Figure 2 also shows DBR DSR104 DBR comprising receiving information from DBR102 response message 203. DSR104可然后使用接收的DBR信息连同网络服务节点标识符信息(例如,CDF112)以修改/丰富原接收的基于Diameter的CCR消息201。 DSR104 DBR can then use the information received along with the network service node identifier information (e.g., CDF112) to modify / enrich the original based on the received Diameter CCR message 201. 特别地,DSR104将DBR信息的至少一部分(例如,一些或全部)插入原CCR消息201中,使得产生修改的CCR消息204。 In particular, DSR104 DBR at least a portion of information (e.g., some or all) into the original CCR message 201, such that the modified CCR message generator 204. 如图1所示,CCR消息201被修改,使得用户IP地址、MPI和MPU被添加到原会话标识符和包含于消息201中的用户名,这导致修改的CCR消息204。 As shown in Fig, CCR message 1 201 is modified so that the user IP address, MPI, and the MPU is added to the original username and the session identifier included in the message 201, which results in modification of the CCR message 204. DSR104还可被配置为使用获得的网络服务节点标识符(即,包含于消息203中的⑶F标识符)以将消息204寻址和路由到⑶F112lt)在替代性实施例中,DSR104可被配置为产生包含DBR信息中的一些或全部的全新的CCR消息而不是修改原接收的CCR消息201。 DSR104 may also be configured to use the network services node identifier (i.e., contained in the message 203 ⑶F identifier) to the addressing and routing message 204 to ⑶F112lt) In an alternative embodiment, DSR104 may be configured to DBR CCR message contains information generated in some or all of the new CCR message received instead of modifying the original 201.

[0026] 图3是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的用附加移动订户相关会话信息丰富Diameter信令消息的示例性的基于Diameter的消息序列图。 [0026] FIG. 3 is a mobile subscriber with additional information related rich Diameter session signaling messages based on an exemplary message sequence chart Diameter illustrated embodiment described herein according to the theme. 如图3所示,DSR104接收包含移动订户相关信息的Diameter信令消息,即,信用控制请求(CCR)消息301。 3, DSR104 receiver includes a mobile subscriber related information Diameter signaling message, i.e., the Credit Control Request (CCR) message 301. 在本例子中,移动订户相关信息包含用户名(例如,“用户名X”)和会话标识符(例如,“会话ID_1”)。 In this example, the mobile subscriber related information includes the user name (for example, "User Name X") and the session identifier (for example, "Session ID_1"). 在一个实施例中,会话标识符用作用于在发送CCR消息的节点与最终被选择为处理CCR消息的网络服务节点之间建立的通信会话的标识符。 In one embodiment, the session identifier is used as the transmitting node and the CCR message is selected as the final between the network service node CCR message processing to establish a communication session identifier. 在一个实施例中,DSR104可被配置为从接收的CCR消息301提取移动订户相关信息,诸如用户名标识符/身份和会话标识符。 In one embodiment, DSR104 may be configured to CCR message received from the mobile subscriber 301 to extract the relevant information, such as a username identifier / identity and session identifier.

[0027] 在一个实施例中,DSR104还可被配置为将提取的移动订户相关信息插入DBR询问消息中。 [0027] In one embodiment, DSR104 may also be configured to move the extracted subscriber-related information insertion DBR inquiry message. 例如,DSR104可产生用于请求能够处理CCR消息301的网络服务节点的身份、标识符和/或地址的DBR询问消息302。 For example, DSR104 may generate a request for the identity of CCR message 301 can handle network service nodes, DBR identifier and / or address of the query message 302. 在一个实施例中,DSR104被配置为将从消息301提取的用户名和会话标识符信息插入到询问消息302中。 In one embodiment, DSR104 301 is configured to extract from the message the session identifier and the user name information into the inquiry message 302.

[0028] 如图3所示,DBR102可从DSR104接收包含例如会话标识符和与移动订户相关的用户名标识符的提取的移动订户相关信息的DBR询问消息302。 [0028] As shown in FIG, DBR102 may be received from DSR104 3 contains e.g. a session identifier and a user name associated with the mobile subscriber identifier extracting mobile subscriber related information query message DBR 302. 在一个实施例中,DBR102可被配置为通过存储于包含于记录数据库128 (在图1中示出)中的绑定记录的移动订户标识符的列表交叉引用接收的用户名标识符。 In one embodiment, DBR102 may be configured to be stored in database 128 included in the record (shown in FIG. 1) of a mobile subscriber in a binding record identifiers cross-reference list of the user name identifier received. 如果交叉引用过程导致定位匹配提取的用户名标识符的条目,那么DBR102可获得包含于与匹配条目相关的绑定记录中的DBR信息。 If the cross-reference to locate a matching entry in the extraction process results in the user name identifier, then DBR102 get included in the binding record with a matching entry in the DBR-related information. 例如,DBR102可获得在绑定记录中绑定到匹配的用户名标识符的网络服务节点标识符(例如,CDF标识符112P、身份或地址。DBR102还可获得存储于相同的绑定记录中并与移动订户相关的多个其它的标识符/参数。例如,绑定记录可指示与用户名标识符相关的用户IP地址、IMPI 和IMPU0 For example, DBR102 binding obtained in the binding record to a network service node identifier of the user name matches the identifier (e.g., CDF identifier 112P, identity or address .DBR102 also get stored in the same record and binding a plurality of other identifiers / parameters associated with the mobile subscriber. For example, binding may indicate record identifier associated with the user name of the user IP address, IMPI and IMPU0

[0029] 另外,DBR102还可获得识别在第二网络服务节点(例如,“PCRF_1”)与寻求获得关于移动订户的信息的另一Diameter网络节点之间建立的通信会话的第二会话标识符。 [0029] Further, DBR102 also get identification service node in the second network (e.g., "PCRF_1") and seek to obtain a second Diameter session identifier is established between the other network node information about the mobile subscriber communication session. 例如,DBR102可从数据库128中的相同的上述的绑定记录获得会话标识符“会话ID_2”和网络服务节点标识符“服务PCRF_1”。 For example, DBR102 can get the session identifier "conversation ID_2" and the network service node identifier "service PCRF_1" from the same database record above 128 bindings. 在本例子中,“PCRF_1”被事先指定为提供用于询问Diameter节点的服务或处理信息,该Diameter节点请求了关于与“用户名X”相关的移动订户的信息。 In the present example, "PCRF_1" is specified in advance to provide a service for interrogating Diameter nodes or processing information, the Diameter node requests information on the "User Name X" associated with the mobile subscriber.

[0030] 在从数据库128获得DBR信息之后,DBR102可然后产生包含DBR信息的DBR响应消息303并随后将响应消息303路由到DSR104。 [0030] After obtaining the DBR information from the database 128, DBR102 DBR can then generate a response message containing information DBR 303 and response message 303 is then routed to DSR104. 如图3所示,DBR信息可包含诸如第一网络服务节点身份/地址(例如,用于⑶FlU1的标识符)、用户名标识符、用户IP地址、MPI和与移动订户相关的MPU的参数/标识符。 3, DBR information may include a first network, such as service node identity / address (e.g., for ⑶FlU1 identifier), the user name ID, user IP address, MPI, and associated with the mobile subscriber parameters MPU / identifier. 注意,消息303还可包含第二会话标识符和第二网络服务节点标识符/身份。 Note that the message 303 may further comprise a second session identifier and a second network serving node identifier / status.

[0031] 图3还示出DSR104从DBR102接收包含DBR信息的DBR响应消息303。 [0031] Figure 3 also shows DBR DSR104 DBR contains information received from DBR102 response message 303. DSR104可然后使用接收的DBR信息连同网络服务节点标识符信息(例如,与CDFl U1相关的标识符)以修改原接收的基于Diameter的CCR消息301。 DSR104 DBR can then use the information received along with the network service node identifier information (e.g., an identifier associated with CDFl U1) to modify the original based on the received Diameter CCR message 301. 特别地,DSR104可将DBR信息的至少一部分(例如,一些或全部)插入原CCR消息301中,使得产生修改的CCR消息304。 In particular, DSR104 DBR may be at least part of the information (e.g., some or all) into the original CCR message 301, such that the modified CCR message generator 304. 如图1所示,CCR消息301被修改,使得用户IP地址、頂PI和MPU被添加到原会话标识符和包含于消息301中的用户名,这导致修改的CCR消息304。 As shown in Fig, CCR message 1 301 is modified so that the user IP address, and the top PI MPU is added to the original username and the session identifier included in the message 301, which results in modification of the CCR message 304. DSR104还可被配置为使用获得的网络服务节点标识符(即,包含于消息303中的⑶F标识符)以将消息204寻址和路由到⑶F112lt) DBR信息还可包含第二会话标识符(例如,“会话ID_2”)和第二网络服务节点标识符/身份(例如,“PCRF_1”)。 DSR104 may also be configured to use a network service node identifiers obtained (i.e., contained in the message 303. ⑶F identifier) to the addressing and routing message 204 to ⑶F112lt) DBR information may also include a second session identifier (e.g. "Session ID_2") and a second network serving node identifier / status (e.g., "PCRF_1"). 通过向第一网络服务节点即OTFlU1提供第二网络服务节点和会话信息,本主题预空闲地向⑶? By providing a second network service node and session information to the first network service nodes that OTFlU1, this topic pre idle land to ⑶? 1121提供已知的网络服务节点信息,使得⑶FlU1不需要询问第三方节点或数据库CDFlU1是否需要与处理与移动订户相关的其它Diameter信令消息的其它网络服务节点通信或者另外获其身份。 1121 known network service nodes provide information so ⑶FlU1 not ask whether a third-party node or database CDFlU1 need to deal with mobile subscribers to other network nodes communicate Diameter signaling messages associated with other services or another by their identity. 在替代性实施例中,DSR104可产生包含DBR信息中的一些或全部的全新的CCR消息而不是修改原接收的CCR消息301。 In alternative embodiments, DSR104 produce DBR CCR message contains information about some or all of the new CCR message received instead of modifying the original 301.

[0032] 图4是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的丰富多个Diameter信令消息的示例性的基于Diameter的消息序列图。 [0032] FIG. 4 is a diagram showing the subject matter described herein rich plurality Diameter signaling messages based on an exemplary message sequence chart Diameter embodiment. 如图4所示,DSR104接收包含移动订户相关信息的Diameter信令消息即信用控制请求(CCR)消息401。 Diameter signaling messages shown in Figure 4, DSR104 receiver includes a mobile subscriber related information, i.e. Credit Control Request (CCR) message 401. 在本例子中,移动订户相关信息包含用户名(例如,“用户名X”)和会话标识符(例如,“会话ID_1”)。 In this example, the mobile subscriber related information includes the user name (for example, "User Name X") and the session identifier (for example, "Session ID_1"). 在一个实施例中,会话标识符用作用于在发送CCR消息的节点与最终被选择/指定为处理CCR消息的网络服务节点之间建立的通信会话的标识符。 In one embodiment, the session identifier is used as the transmitting node and the final CCR message is selected / designated for processing CCR messages between network service node to establish a communication session identifier.

[0033] 在接收CCR消息401之后,DBR104可被配置为产生DBR请求消息402。 [0033] After receiving the CCR message 401, DBR104 DBR may be configured to generate a request message 402. 在一个实施例中,DSR104从接收的消息401提取一个或多个移动订户标识符,并且将提取的移动订户标识符中的一个或多个插入到产生的DBR请求消息中。 In one embodiment, DSR104 from the received message 401 to extract one or more mobile subscriber identifier, and stores the extracted mobile subscriber identifier to generate one or more inserts into the DBR request message. 在本例子中,DSR104从CCR消息401提取用户名标识符并随后产生DBR请求消息402。 In the present example, DSR104 CCR message from the identifier 401 extracts the user name and then generates a request message 402 DBR. DSR104可然后在向DBR2发送请求消息之前将用户名标识符插入到产生的DBR请求消息402中。 DSR104 can then before sending the request message to the DBR2 inserted into the user name identifier request message generated by DBR 402. 虽然DBR102在图4中被示为与DSR104共处,但是,在不背离本主题的范围的情况下,DBR102可被分开的独立的网络托管。 Although DBR102 is shown in Figure 4 for the DSR104 coexistence, however, without departing from the scope of this topic circumstances, DBR102 be separate independent web hosting.

[0034] 在接收DBR请求消息402时,DBR102使用包含于消息402中的用户名标识符以访问并交叉引用一个或多个绑定记录(例如,基于Diameter的绑定记录)。 User Name [0034] The request message receiving DBR 402, DBR102 containing an identifier in the message 402 to access and cross-reference to one or more binding record (e.g., based on the binding record Diameter). 例如,在交叉引用用户名标识符(例如,“用户名X”)与存储于记录数据库128 (在图1中示出)中的绑定记录之后,DBR102确定优选的用于处理与移动订户相关的CCR消息相关的网络服务节点是CDF112lt) DBR102然后产生包含CDFlU1的标识符或地址的DBR响应消息403。 For example, after a cross-reference user name identifier (e.g., "user name X") and stored in 128 (shown in FIG. 1) of the binding database record recording, DBR102 determine preferred for processing associated with the mobile subscriber The CCR message is the network service node associated CDF112lt) DBR102 then generates DBR comprising CDFlU1 identifier or address of the response message 403. 然后,DBR102向DSR104发送消息403。 Then, DBR102 send a message to DSR104 403.

[0035] 在DBR响应消息403被DSR104接收之后,DSR104可然后将原CCR消息转送到在响应消息403中指定的网络服务节点。 [0035] In the DBR 403 response message is received after DSR104, DSR104 CCR message may then be forwarded to the original message 403 in response to the designated network service node. 如图4所示,修改的CCR消息404(是修改的CCR消息401)被发送到OTFlU1以供处理。 4, the modified message 404 in FIG CCR (CCR message is modified 401) is sent to OTFlU1 for processing.

[0036] 图4还示出DSR104随后接收包含与原移动订户相关的第二唯一会话标识符(例如,“会话ID_2”)、用户名(例如,“用户名X”)和IMS公共身份的Diameter消息A405。 [0036] Figure 4 also shows DSR104 subsequently received comprises a second unique session identifier (e.g., "Session ID_2"), a user name (e.g., "user name X") associated with the original mobile subscriber and the Diameter IMS Public Identity News A405. 响应接收Diameter消息405,DBR104然后访问本地数据库(或图4所示的共处的DBR102)以确定优选的用于处理Diameter消息A405的网络服务节点。 In response to receiving a Diameter message 405, DBR104 then access the local database (shown in Figure 4, or coexistence DBR102) for processing to determine the preferred Diameter messages A405 network service node. 在一个实施例中,Diameter消息A405可包含另一CCR消息、ACR消息、ULR消息、Diameter可动管理消息或Diameter计费消息。 In one embodiment, Diameter CCR message A405 may contain another message, ACR message, ULR message, Diameter of the movable management message or Diameter charging message. 虽然图4没有示出,但是DSR104可被配置为利用DBR请求消息(与上述的消息402类似)以询问DBR102确定优选的用于处理Diameter消息A405的网络服务节点。 Although not shown in Figure 4, but may be configured to utilize DSR104 DBR request message (similar to the above-described messages 402) to inquire about DBR102 determine preferred A405 Diameter messages for processing network service node. 除了确定PCRFl 141是优选的用于处理Diameter消息A405的网络服务节点(例如,通过交叉引用具有包含于绑定记录中的条目的用户名)以外,DBR102还可提供事先确定的网络服务节点识别信息和相关的会话标识符信息。 In addition to determining PCRFl 141 are preferred for handling Diameter messages A405 network service node (e.g., by cross-reference contained in the binding record with entries in the user name) outside, DBR102 also provide pre-determined network service node identification information and associated session identifier information. 例如,由于使用相同的用户名标识符“用户名X”以指定CDFlU1作为优选的用于事先接收的CCR消息401的网络服务节点,因此DBR102可向DSR104提供第一会话标识符(即,“会话ID_1”)和第一网络服务节点标识符(即,识别OTFlU1的“⑶F_l”)。 For example, the use of the same user name identifier "user name X" to specify CDFlU1 as CCR message is preferably received in advance for the network service node 401, and therefore can provide a first session identifier DBR102 to DSR104 (i.e., "session ID_1 ") and the first network service node identifier (i.e., identification OTFlU1 of" ⑶F_l ").

[0037] 在获取DBR信息之后,DSR104修改原Diameter消息405以包含第一会话标识符和第一网络服务节点标识符/身份。 [0037] After acquiring the DBR information, DSR104 message 405 to modify the original Diameter session identifier comprising a first node and the first network service identifier / status. 即,DSR104可修改原Diameter消息405以产生包含“会话ID_1”会话标识符和“服务CDF_1”标识符(识别CDF112J的修改的Diameter消息A1 406。DSR104可然后将修改的Diameter消息A' 406路由到PCRFlM1(由从DBR102获得的网络服务节点标识符识别)。 That is, DSR104 405 Diameter messages can be modified to produce the original Diameter message contains "Session ID_1" session identifier and "service CDF_1" identifier (ID modify CDF112J the A1 406.DSR104 can then modify the Diameter message A '406 is routed to PCRFlM1 (by the network service node identifier obtained from DBR102 recognition).

[0038] 以类似的方式,图4示出在DSR104接收包含与原移动订户相关的第二唯一会话标识符(例如,“会话ID_3”)、用户名(例如,“用户名X”)和IMS私人身份的另一Diameter消息B407。 [0038] In a similar manner, Figure 4 shows in DSR104 receiver comprises a second unique session identifier associated with the original mobile subscriber (e.g., "Session ID_3"), a user name (e.g., "user name X") and IMS Another Diameter messages private identity B407. 响应接收Diameter消息407,DBR104然后访问本地数据库(或图4所示的共处的DBR102)以确定优选的用于处理Diameter消息B407的网络服务节点。 In response to receiving a Diameter message 407, DBR104 then access the local database (shown in Figure 4, or coexistence DBR102) to determine B407 preferred network service node for processing a Diameter message. 在一个实施例中,Diameter消息B407可包含另一CCR消息、ACR消息、ULR消息、Diameter可动管理消息或Diameter计费消息。 In one embodiment, Diameter CCR message B407 may contain another message, ACR message, ULR message, Diameter of the movable management message or Diameter charging message. 虽然图4没有示出,但是DSR104可被配置为利用DBR请求消息(与上述的消息402类似)以询问DBR102确定优选的用于处理Diameter消息B407的网络服务节点。 Although not shown in Figure 4, but may be configured to utilize DSR104 DBR request message (similar to the above-described messages 402) to determine a preferred inquiry DBR102 Diameter messages B407 for processing network service node. 除了被用于确定CSCF412是优选的用于处理Diameter消息B407的网络服务节点以夕卜,DBR102还可提供事先确定的DBR信息,诸如网络服务节点识别信息、相关会话标识符信息和移动订户标识符信息。 In addition to being used to determine CSCF412 are preferred for handling Diameter messages B407 network service nodes Xi Bu, DBR102 DBR may also provide information determined in advance, such as a network service node identification information, session identifier related information and mobile subscriber identifier information. 例如,由于使用相同的用户名标识符“用户名X”以指定CDFlU1和PCRF1141分别是优选的用于事先接收的CCR消息401和Diameter消息A405的网络服务节点,因此DBR102可向DSR104提供第一会话标识符(即,“会话ID_1”)、第一网络服务节点标识符(即,识别⑶FlU1的“⑶F_1 ”)、第二会话标识符(即,“会话ID_2”)和第二网络服务节点标识符(即,识别PCRFlM1的“CDF_2”)。 For example, the use of the same user name identifier "user name X" to specify CDFlU1 and PCRF1141 are preferred for the CCR message received in advance of Diameter messages 401 and A405 network serving node, the first session may be provided so DBR102 to DSR104 identifier (i.e., "session ID_1"), the first network service node identifier (i.e., identification ⑶FlU1 of "⑶F_1"), a second session identifier (i.e., "session ID_2") and the second network service node identifier (i.e., identifying PCRFlM1 of "CDF_2").

[0039] 在获取DBR信息之后,DSR104可被配置为修改原Diameter消息407以包含与移动订户相关的第一会话标识符、第一网络服务节点标识符/身份和IMPU标识符信息。 [0039] After acquiring the DBR information, DSR104 may be configured to modify the original message 407 to include a first Diameter session identifier associated with the mobile subscriber, the first network service node identifier / IMPU identifier information and identity. 特别地,DSR104可修改原Diameter消息407,以产生包含“会话ID_1”会话标识符、“服务CDF_1”标识符(识别CDFlU1)和MPU的修改的Diameter消息⑴408。 In particular, DSR104 Diameter message can modify the original 407 to produce contain "Session ID_1" session identifier, "Service CDF_1" identifier (identification CDFlU1) and MPU modified Diameter messages ⑴408. 虽然图4没有示出,但是,DSR104还可在修改的Diameter消息B' 408中包含第二会话标识符(例如,“会话ID_2”)和第二网络服务节点标识符卿,识别PCRF1141的“PCRF_1”)。 Although not shown in Figure 4, however, DSR104 can also modify the Diameter message B '408 contains a second session identifier (e.g., "Session ID_2") and a second network serving node identifier Qing, identification PCRF1141 of "PCRF_1 "). DSR104可然后将修改的Diameter消息B' 408路由到CSCF412 (由从DBR102获得的网络服务节点标识符识别)。 DSR104 can then modify the Diameter message B '408 is routed to CSCF412 (by the network service node identifier obtained from DBR102 identification). DSR104还可被配置为修改被确定为指向⑶F以包含识别订户的服务PCRF的信息的接收Diameter信令消息。 DSR104 also be configured to be identified as modified to include the point ⑶F receive Diameter signaling message to identify the subscriber service PCRF information. 一般地,基于DBR查找的结果修改接收的Diameter信令消息以将关于第一类型的第一Diameter节点的Diameter绑定信息传送到与第一类型不同的第二类型的第二Diameter节点意在处于这里描述的主题的范围内。 In general, based on a result DBR lookup Modify Diameter signaling messages received on a first type to a first Diameter Diameter node binding information is transmitted to the second type different from the first type of node is intended to be in the second Diameter within the range of topics described here.

[0040] 图5是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的用于识别网络服务节点的绑定记录数据的示例性表500。 [0040] FIG. 5 is a diagram showing the subject matter according described herein for identifying a network service node to an embodiment of an exemplary binding record data table 500. 在一个实施例中,表500可代表在DBR102中保持的数据库128的至少一部分。 In one embodiment, the table 500 may represent DBR102 maintain at least a portion of the database 128. 表300可包含作为列标题的多个移动订户相关标识符502〜518。 Table 300 may include a plurality of mobile subscribers as column headings 502~518 correlation identifier. 例如,表500可包含用于以下方面中的每一个的至少一个列:Diameter会话标识符502、用户名504、IMPI标识符508、IMPU标识符510、SIP URI512、NAI514、移动/可拨号516和用户IP地址518。 For example, table 500 may include means for following each of the at least one column: Diameter session identifier 502, user name 504, IMPI identifier 508, IMPU identifier 510, SIP URI512, NAI514, mobile / can dial 516 and User IP address 518. 表500还可包含诸如网络服务节点标识符/地址列520的网络服务节点列。 Table 500 may also include network services, such as network node column 520 service node identifier / address bar. 虽然在图5中示出十个列,但表500可包含与任意类型的标识符相关的任意数量的列。 Although shown in Figure 5 ten columns, but the table 500 may contain any number of columns of any type of identifier.

[0041] 在一些实施例中,可在确定、识别和/或选择例如用于处理特定的Diameter交易或相关的Diameter消息的网络服务节点时使用绑定记录数据。 [0041] In some embodiments, may be determined, using the recorded data and identifying binding / or selecting, for example a network service node for handling a particular transaction or related Diameter Diameter message. 例如,绑定记录数据可被用于将与由頂SI值识别的特定用户相关的交易路由到由HSS标识符识别的特定HSS。 For example, binding may be used to record data associated with a particular user identified by the top SI values associated with the transaction identifier to identify the route to the HSS specific HSS.

[0042] 图6是示出根据这里描述的主题的实施例的用于丰富Diameter信令消息的处理600的流程图。 [0042] FIG. 6 is a diagram illustrating subject matter according to the flowchart of the process described herein in Example 600 is used to enrich Diameter signaling messages. 在块602中,接收与移动订户相关的Diameter信令消息。 In block 602, the received Diameter signaling messages associated with the mobile subscriber. 在一个实施例中,DSR104从发送的网络节点接收诸如CCR消息的基于Diameter的请求消息。 In one embodiment, DSR104 receiver such as a CCR message sent from the network node based on the request message Diameter.

[0043] 在块604中,从Diameter信念消息提取移动订户相关信息。 [0043] In block 604, extracting the relevant information from the mobile subscriber belief Diameter messages. 在一个实施例中,DSR104被配置为从接收的CCR消息提取移动订户相关信息。 In one embodiment, DSR104 configured to extract relevant information from the mobile subscriber CCR message received. 例如,提取的移动订户相关信息可包含与特定的移动订户相关的用户名和会话标识符。 For example, the extraction of the mobile subscriber related information may comprise a user name and a session identifier associated with a particular mobile subscriber.

[0044] 在块606中,询问DBR节点。 [0044] In block 606, the interrogator DBR node. 在一个实施例中,DSR104可产生包含提取的移动订户相关信息的询问或请求消息(例如,DBR请求消息)。 In one embodiment, DSR104 may generate inquiry containing the extracted mobile subscriber related information or a request message (e.g., DBR request message). 例如,DSR104可从接收的CCR消息提取与移动订户相关的用户名和会话标识符。 For example, DSR104 can extract the user name and session identifier associated with the mobile subscriber receives a message from the CCR. DSR104可然后被配置为产生包含提取的用户名和会话标识符的请求或询问消息。 DSR104 may then be configured to generate a request for a username and the session identifier containing the extracted or inquiry message. DSR104还可被配置为向DBR102发送包含用户名和会话标识符的请求消息。 DSR104 DBR102 also be configured to send a request message contains a user name and a session identifier.

[0045] 在块608中,DBR102中的绑定记录被访问以定位DBR信息。 [0045] In block 608, DBR102 bindings DBR records are accessed to locate information. 在一个实施例中,DBR102可比较或交叉引用接收的DBR询问消息中的用户名标识符与包含于存储于记录数据库128中的绑定记录中的要素(例如,标识符/参数)。 In one embodiment, DBR102 comparable or DBR cross-reference the received inquiry message identifier contained in the user name stored in the recording database 128 records the binding elements (e.g., identifier / parameters). 在找到绑定记录中的匹配要素/条目之后,DBR102产生DBR回答消息。 After finding the matching factor binding record / entry, DBR102 produce DBR answer messages. DBR102还可被配置为在记录绑定中插入与匹配要素对应的附加的DBR信息。 DBR102 may also be configured to be inserted into the DBR with additional information in the record corresponding to the matching element binding. 例如,除了其它的移动订户标识符、网络服务节点标识符和会话标识符以外,DBR信息可包含与移动订户相关的网络服务节点。 For example, in addition to other mobile subscriber identifier, node identifier and network service session identifier, DBR information may include network service node associated with the mobile subscriber. 并且,如果存在不匹配包含于现有的绑定记录中的要素的任何移动订户相关标识符,那么可添加这些不匹配的移动订户相关标识符(即,提供给现有的绑定记录)。 Any movement and, if there is a mismatch contained in the existing bindings records related to a subscriber feature identifier, then to add these mismatches associated mobile subscriber identifier (i.e., binding to the existing record).

[0046] 在块610中,在DBR上接收DBR信息。 [0046] In block 610, the received information on the DBR DBR. 在一个实施例中,DSR104接收包含DBR信息的DBR响应消息。 In one embodiment, DSR104 DBR received response message contains information DBR.

[0047] 在块612中,DBR用DBR信息修改/丰富Diameter信令消息。 [0047] In block 612, DBR DBR information by modifying / rich Diameter signaling messages. 在一个实施例中,DSR104通过插入接收的DBR信息的至少一部分修改原接收的Diameter信令消息(即,在块602中接收的消息)。 In one embodiment, Diameter signaling message DSR104 modified by inserting at least a portion of the original information received DBR received (i.e., the received message at block 602).

[0048] 在块614中,向着选择/指定的网络服务节点路由修改的Diameter信令消息。 [0048] In block 614, toward select / network service nodes route specified modifications Diameter signaling messages. 在一个实施例中,DSR104将修改的Diameter信令消息(例如,CCR消息)路由到与由DBR102提供的网络服务节点标识符相关的网络服务节点。 In one embodiment, DSR104 the modified Diameter signaling message (e.g., CCR message) is routed to the service node and the network identifier provided by DBR102 network service node. 例如,DSR104可将修改的CCR消息转送到CDFlI2” For example, DSR104 CCR message may be forwarded to the modified CDFlI2 "

[0049] 可以理解,在不背离在这里描述的主题的范围的情况下,可以改变在这里描述的主题的各种细节。 [0049] will be appreciated that, without departing from the scope of the subject matter described herein, and various changes in the details may be subject matter described herein. 并且,以上的描述仅是出于解释的目的,不是为了限制,原因是在这里描述的主题应由以下阐述的权利要求限定。 Further, the above description is only for purposes of explanation, not to limit, the reasons for limiting the rights relating to the following shall be described herein set forth the requirements.

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