PCRF with non-Sandvine PCEF

Using a Sandvine PCEF? Attend the standard Policy and Charging Rules Function course instead.

Course Overview

This course provides instruction on deployment, configuration, and management of Sandvine’s PCRF, the Service Delivery Engine (SDE), and ServiceDesigner, Sandvine’s service creation graphical user interface, where the PCRF is used to make decisions that are enforced by a third-party PCEF. This course aimed at an audience of network engineers and administrators who are responsible for implementing and maintaining network policy control systems, consists of a combination of lecture and hands-on lab exercises covering in-depth configuration of the PCRF server using ServiceDesigner.


  • Introduction to Control Center
  • Learn the power and flexibility of ServiceDesigner
  • Interaction between the Sandvine’s PCRF (SDE) and a third-party PCEF
  • Review use cases, deployment models, and the ServiceDesigner interface
  • Examine and have hands-on experience with the Gx Server

Intended Audience

  • Engineers
  • Operations
  • Support
  • Design and Planning

Course Duration

  • 3 days

Course Outline

Introduction to Sandvine
  • High-level overview of Sandvine
  • Introduction to Control Center
  • Introduction to SandScript
Introduction and Overview
  • High-level understanding of PCRF
  • Overview of use cases, deployment models, and Service Designer
Subscriber – Session and Usage Management
  • Subscriber profile deployment models
  • Subscriber attribute view
  • Attribute definition types and customization functions
  • CLI commands and alarms
PCRF Session Management
  • Session flows, dictionaries, and attributes
  • PCRF session functions, events, and lookup
  • CLI commands and alarms
Gx Server
  • Gx workflows and actions
  • Gx server and diameter configuration
  • Gx Server SandScript expressions
  • Overview and nomenclature
  • Using ServiceDesigner
  • ServiceDesigner rule engine & rules
SDE and PCRF High Availability  

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UPDATED : 2016-11-24 09:53:58