AAA server works with network elements for service authentication, authorization, accounting and gateway control. It acts as a policy decision point (PDP) toward an enforcement point such as a SIP Server, SBC, BRAS, or ASN gateway. When deployed with Convergent Charging & Billing platform and Customer Management system the AAA server also performs balance management, fraud prevention, and revenue assurance by preventing unauthorized users from accessing the network altogether, and enforcing business policies for authorized users.
The AAA function offers robust set of APIs and protocols towards the network elements which includes:
- SDK (C\C++, Java, Perl)
The AAA infrastructure complies to all relevant standards published by IETF, 3GPP, and The Wimax Forum.