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Network Template error adding an OPTICAL/TDM template type to a template type of ETHERNET (Doc ID 1274179.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Communications MetaSolv Solution - Version: 6.0.15 and later   [Release: 6.0.15 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following error occurs in Network Templates when attempting to pull the "MetaSolv TM Optical/TDM Sub-Network" onto the "Ethernet Network".

ERROR
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A template of type OPTICAL/TDM may not be embedded into a template of type ETHERNET.


Cause

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In this Document
  Symptoms
  Cause
     The application is working as designed.  Code was added in 6.0.15.b117 + to restrict the embedding of OPTICAL/TDM template types to other template types. 
  Solution
     MetaSolv Solution does not allow the embedding of Optical networks into non-Optical network types. Optical uses the Optical Provisioning Assistant for assignment while Ethernet uses graphical/schematic design.  These design methodologies are incompatible.
     The basic limitation was documented in Online Help (see screenshot below)

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