CN103533525A - Method and system for transmitting rules related with policy control and charging, and equipment - Google Patents

Method and system for transmitting rules related with policy control and charging, and equipment Download PDF

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CN103533525A
CN103533525A CN201210225484.0A CN201210225484A CN103533525A CN 103533525 A CN103533525 A CN 103533525A CN 201210225484 A CN201210225484 A CN 201210225484A CN 103533525 A CN103533525 A CN 103533525A
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The invention, which belongs to the communication field, discloses a method and system for transmitting rules related with policy control and charging (PCC), and equipment. The method comprises the following steps that: a policy and charging rules function (PCRF) unit distributes rules related with PCC to a certain session of a certain MTC device; a degree of matching of each of the distributed rules related with the PCC with corresponding one of stored rules related with PCC is determined; when a matching degree of a certain rule is lower than a preset value, the certain rule is sent to a corresponding rule execution entity; and when the matching degree of the certain rule is not lower than the preset value, difference information between the certain rule and the matched rule in the stored rules related with the PCC is sent to the corresponding rule execution entity. The PCRF unit includes a distribution module and a control module; and the rule execution entity consists of a processing module and a storage module. In addition, the system includes the PCRF unit and the rule execution entity. According to the invention, the network transmission resources are saved.

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The method, apparatus and system of the regular transmission that policy control is relevant with charging

Technical field

The present invention relates to the communications field, the method, apparatus and system of the regular transmission that particularly a kind of policy control is relevant with charging.

Background technology

M2M(Machine to Machine) refer to communicating by letter of machine and machinery compartment, it combines communication and network technology, and the machinery equipment spreading in people's daily life is connected into network, makes these equipment become more " intelligence ".For different application, have other magnanimity of TERA-SCALE M2M terminal and introduce.So the introducing of magnanimity M2M terminal, has proposed higher requirement to the managerial ability of network side, meanwhile, has increased the transmission load between network and M2M terminal.Therefore, for managerial ability that can optimized network side, and the signaling/transfer of data between optimized network and M2M terminal, the characteristic that M2M terminal is managed by group has been proposed, in M2M application scenarios, one group of M2M terminal all has identical traffic performance conventionally.

In prior art, each M2M terminal in same group has a plurality of PDN(Packet Data Network, Packet Data Network) connection/EPS(Evolved Packet System, evolved packet system) carrying, PCC(Policy Control and Charging, policy control and charging) process is all foundation, the modification of be connected/EPS of the single PDN carrying based on single M2M terminal or deletes flow process and control.

But, certain PDN connection/EPS carrying due to certain the M2M terminal in same group, be close to similar index properties with normally having between the corresponding PDN connection/EPS carrying of other M2M terminal in this group, and setting up, revise or PCC signaling process that deletion etc. is different in be close to respectively identical PCC control, can cause a large amount of information repeating at PCRF(Policy and Charging Rules Function, "Policy and Charging Rules Function), PCEF(Policy and Charging Enforcement Function, strategy and charge execution function), BBERF(Bearer Binding and Event Reporting Function, carrying, binding and reporting events function) and TDF(Traffic Detection Function, flow detection function) etc. between equipment, transmit, make network load heavier, Internet resources have been caused to unnecessary waste.

Summary of the invention

In view of this, the embodiment of the present invention provides the method, apparatus and system of the regular transmission that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, to reduce the waste of network load and Internet resources.Described technical scheme is as follows:

First aspect, the method that the rule that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging sends, comprising:

"Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF is that certain session allocation strategy of certain machine type communication MTC equipment is controlled the rule relevant with charging PCC;

Described PCRF determines the matching degree of the respective rule in the rule that each the regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF in the rule that the PCC of described distribution is relevant is relevant; When certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule; When described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant.

In the possible implementation of the first of above-mentioned first aspect, when described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant, comprising:

If described PCRF preserves rule or rule template with described certain rule match, and described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or rule template with described certain rule match, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends and the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template, and described certain rule and and the rule of described certain rule match or the difference part between rule template;

Wherein, be to be not less than rule or the rule template of described preset value with described certain regular matching degree with rule or the rule template of described certain rule match.

In the possible implementation of the second of above-mentioned first aspect, when described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant, comprising:

If described PCRF preserves rule or rule template with described certain rule match, described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or the rule template with described certain rule match, and while there is no difference between described certain rule and the rule of described certain rule match or rule template, to described respective rule, carry out that entity sends and the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template or indication do not have discrepant indication information;

Wherein, be to be not less than rule or the rule template of described preset value with described certain regular matching degree with rule or the rule template of described certain rule match.

In the third possible implementation of above-mentioned first aspect, when certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule, also comprises:

If there is no rule or rule template with described certain rule match in the rule that the PCC that described PCRF has preserved is relevant or rule template, described certain regular full content is preserved at described PCRF as regular or rule template, and by for described rule or rule template distribute corresponding index value to be kept at described PCRF, described certain regular full content and described index value are sent to the preservation of described respective rule execution entity.

In the 4th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned first aspect, described method also comprises:

Any MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place is initiated Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, and described respective rule is carried out entity, and to judge the IP-CAN session of requested termination be described respective rule while carrying out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, described PCRF carries out according to described respective rule deletion indication that entity sends and deletes rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of deleting indication indication described in rule that described PCRF preserved or rule template and corresponding index value;

Wherein, described last session refers to that described respective rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.

In the 5th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned first aspect, when having a plurality of PCRF to be the MTC devices allocation index value in described MTC equipment group, the index value that described each PCRF distributes is unique identification in described MTC equipment group.

In the 6th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned first aspect, certain regular full content and described index value are sent to described respective rule and carry out after entity preserves, also comprise:

Described PCRF preserves the corresponding relation that described certain regular full content, described index value and described respective rule are carried out entity.

In the 6th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned first aspect, when certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule, comprising:

When described rule is carried out entity and is carrying, binding and reporting events function BBERF, described certain rule is that service quality QoS rule or Event triggered are regular; Or,

When described rule execution entity is flow detection function TDF, described certain rule is ADC rule or Event triggered rule; Or,

When described rule execution entity is strategy and charge execution function PCEF, described certain rule is PCC rule, or application detects and control ADC rule, or, Event triggered rule.

Second aspect, the method that the rule that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging receives, comprising:

When rule is carried out entity and is received between the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant difference part, according to described difference part and described rule carry out rule corresponding to the rule matching in the rule that the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of entity preservation is relevant or rule template restore described in certain rule;

When described rule is carried out entity and received relevant regular of PCC that described certain session for described certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes, in described rule, carry out the relevant rule of PCC that entity is preserved described distribution.

In the possible implementation of the first of above-mentioned second aspect, when described rule is carried out entity and is received relevant regular of PCC that described certain session for described certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes, in described rule, carry out the relevant rule of PCC that entity is preserved described distribution, also comprise:

When described rule is carried out entity and is received rule that described PCRF sends or rule template and corresponding index value, preserve described rule or rule template and corresponding index value, described rule or rule template are that described PCRF is the relevant regular full content of PCC of certain session distribution of described certain MTC equipment.

In the possible implementation of the second of above-mentioned second aspect, when rule is carried out entity and is received between the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant difference part, according to corresponding rule or the rule template of the rule matching in the relevant rule of the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of described difference part and the preservation of described rule execution entity, restore described certain rule, also comprise:

When described rule carries out that entity receives the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant or the difference between rule template partly and when the rule of described coupling or the index value of rule template, the rule of preserving from described rule execution entity according to described index value or rule template, obtain corresponding rule or rule template, according to the rule obtaining or rule template, go out described certain rule in the rule that described PCC is relevant with described difference partial reduction,

Wherein, the rule of described coupling or rule template refer to rule or the rule template that is not less than preset value in the local rule of preserving of described PCRF or rule template with certain regular matching degree of described distribution.

In the third possible implementation of above-mentioned second aspect, when rule is carried out entity and is received between the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant difference part, according to corresponding rule or the rule template of the rule matching in the relevant rule of the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of described difference part and the preservation of described rule execution entity, restore described certain rule, comprising:

When described rule carry out that entity receives that described PCRF sends with the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template time, according to described index value, from described rule, carry out rule or the rule template that entity preserves and restore described certain rule the rule that described PCC is relevant;

Wherein, the rule of described and described certain rule match or rule template are not have discrepant rule or rule template between the described PCRF rule of preserving or rule template and described certain rule.

In the 4th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned second aspect, described method also comprises:

When the IP-CAN session establishment request message of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at certain MTC equipment place described in described rule execution entity sends to described PCRF or session modification request message, in described session establishment request message or described session modification request message, carry the indication information of MTC equipment and the sign of described MTC equipment group.

In the 5th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned second aspect, described method also comprises:

In the PCC session management flow process of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, described rule is carried out entity and is sent to described PCRF rule or the list of rule template index value that described rule execution entity is preserved.

In the 6th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned second aspect, described method also comprises:

When any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place is initiated Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, whether described rule is carried out IP-CAN session that entity judges requested termination is that described rule is carried out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, if so, delete described rule and carry out rule or rule template and the corresponding index value that entity has been preserved;

Wherein, described last session refers to that described rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity this locality has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.

In the 7th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned second aspect, described method also comprises:

If the IP-CAN session of described requested termination is described rule carries out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, described rule is carried out entity and is sent and delete indication to indicate described PCRF to delete according to deleting indication rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of deleting indication indication described in the rule of having preserved or rule template and corresponding index value to described PCRF.

In the 8th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned second aspect, it is carrying, binding and reporting events function BBERF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is service quality QoS rule or Event triggered rule; Or,

It is flow detection function TDF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is ADC rule or Event triggered rule; Or,

It is strategy and charge execution function PCEF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is PCC rule, application detects and control ADC rule or Event triggered rule.

The third aspect, a kind of "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF, comprising:

Distribution module, is used to certain session allocation strategy of certain machine type communication MTC equipment to control the rule relevant with charging PCC;

Control module, for the matching degree of the respective rule in the relevant rule of each regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF of the relevant rule of the PCC of definite described module assigns; When certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule; When described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant.

In the possible implementation of the first of the above-mentioned third aspect, described control module comprises:

The first transmitting element, if preserve rule or the rule template with described certain rule match for described PCRF, and described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or rule template with described certain rule match, to described respective rule, carry out entity and send and the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template, and described certain rule and and the rule of described certain rule match or the difference part between rule template;

Wherein, be to be not less than rule or the rule template of described preset value with described certain regular matching degree with rule or the rule template of described certain rule match.

In the possible implementation of the second of the above-mentioned third aspect, described control module comprises:

The second transmitting element, if preserve rule or the rule template with described certain rule match for described PCRF, described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or the rule template with described certain rule match, and described certain rule and and the rule of described certain rule match or rule template between there is no difference, to described respective rule, carry out entity and send with the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template or indication and do not have discrepant indication information;

Wherein, be to be not less than rule or the rule template of described preset value with described certain regular matching degree with rule or the rule template of described certain rule match.

In the third possible implementation of the above-mentioned third aspect, described control module comprises:

Storage unit, if the rule that the PCC having preserved for described PCRF is relevant does not have rule or rule template with described certain rule match, described certain regular full content is preserved at described PCRF as regular or rule template, and the corresponding index value for described rule or rule template distribution is kept to described PCRF;

The 3rd transmitting element, is sent to the preservation of described rule execution entity for described certain regular full content and the described index value that described storage unit is obtained.

In the 4th kind of possible implementation of the above-mentioned third aspect, described PCRF also comprises:

Removing module, for any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, initiate Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, and described respective rule is carried out entity, and to judge the IP-CAN session of requested termination be that described respective rule is while carrying out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, the rule that described in the rule that the described PCRF of deletion indication deletion sending according to described respective rule execution entity has preserved or rule template and corresponding index value, deletion indication is indicated or rule template and corresponding index value,

Wherein, described last session refers to that described respective rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity this locality has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.

In the 5th kind of possible implementation of the above-mentioned third aspect, during MTC equipment in described MTC equipment is MTC equipment group, described index value is unique identification in described MTC equipment group.

In the 6th kind of possible implementation of the above-mentioned third aspect, described storage unit also for: at described the 3rd transmitting element, described certain regular full content and described index value are sent to described rule and carry out after entity preserves, preserve the corresponding relation of described certain regular full content, described index value and described rule execution entity.

Fourth aspect, a kind of rule is carried out entity, comprising:

Processing module, for between the rule matching in receiving the rule that PCC that certain rule of the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant during difference part, certain rule described in restoring according to rule corresponding to the rule matching in the relevant rule of the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of described difference part and the preservation of described rule execution entity or rule template;

Preserve module, for when receiving relevant regular of PCC that described certain session for described certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes, at described rule execution entity, preserve the relevant rule of PCC of described distribution.

In the possible implementation of the first of above-mentioned fourth aspect, described preservation module comprises:

Storage unit, for when receiving rule that described PCRF sends or rule template and accordingly during index value, preserve described rule or rule template and corresponding index value, described rule or rule template are that described PCRF is the relevant regular full content of PCC of certain session distribution of described certain MTC equipment.

In the possible implementation of the second of above-mentioned fourth aspect,, described processing module comprises:

The first processing unit, for carry out entity when described rule, receive the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule of the rule that PCC that certain session for certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant or the difference between rule template partly and when the rule of described coupling or the index value of rule template, the rule of preserving from described rule execution entity according to described index value or rule template, obtain corresponding rule or rule template, according to the rule obtaining or rule template, go out described certain rule in the rule that described PCC is relevant with described difference partial reduction,

Wherein, the rule of described coupling or rule template refer to rule or the rule template that is not less than preset value in the local rule of preserving of described PCRF or rule template with certain regular matching degree of described distribution.

In the third possible implementation of above-mentioned fourth aspect,, described processing module comprises:

The second processing unit, for when described rule, carry out that entity receives that described PCRF sends with the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template time, rule or the rule template of according to described index value, from described rule, carrying out entity preservation restore described certain rule the rule that described PCC is relevant;

Wherein, the rule of described and described certain rule match or rule template are in the described PCRF rule of preserving or rule template and do not have discrepant rule or rule template between described certain rule.

In the 4th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned fourth aspect,, described rule is carried out entity and is also comprised:

The first sending module, during for the IP-CAN session establishment request message of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group when certain MTC equipment place described in sending to described PCRF or session modification request message, in described session establishment request message or described session modification request message, carry the indication information of MTC equipment and the sign of described MTC equipment group.

In the 5th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned fourth aspect,, described rule is carried out entity and is also comprised:

The second sending module, for the PCC session management flow process of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, sends described rule to described PCRF and carries out rule or the list of rule template index value that entity is preserved.

In the 6th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned fourth aspect,, described rule is carried out entity and is also comprised:

Removing module, while initiating Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process for any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, whether described rule is carried out IP-CAN session that entity judges requested termination is that described rule is carried out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, if so, delete described rule and carry out rule or rule template and the corresponding index value that entity has been preserved;

Wherein, described last session refers to that described rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity this locality has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.

In the 7th kind of possible implementation of above-mentioned fourth aspect,, described removing module also for:

If the IP-CAN session of described requested termination is described rule carries out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, described rule is carried out entity and is sent and delete indication to indicate described PCRF to delete according to deleting indication rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of deleting indication indication described in the rule of having preserved or rule template and corresponding index value to described PCRF.

The 5th aspect, the system of the regular transmission that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, comprising: "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF as above and rule as above are carried out entity.

The 6th aspect, a kind of "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF, processor and memory, for carrying out the method for the rule transmission that policy control as above is relevant with charging.

The 7th aspect, a kind of rule is carried out entity, comprises processor and memory, for carrying out the method for the rule reception that policy control as above is relevant with charging.

The beneficial effect that the technical scheme that the embodiment of the present invention provides is brought is: PCRF is that the session of MTC equipment distributes the relevant rule of PCC, and the matching degree of the respective rule in each the regular PCC rule with having preserved in definite PCC rule of distributing, when certain regular matching degree is less than preset value, to respective rule, carry out entity and send this certain rule of distributing, when certain regular matching degree is not less than preset value, to respective rule, carry out entity and send the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that this certain regular PCC having preserved to PCRF is relevant, thereby make rule carry out entity and can go out corresponding PCC dependency rule according to this difference partial reduction, wherein, for the rule of described coupling without carrying out between entity and transmit in PCRF and rule, only need the rule of this coupling of transmission and the difference part between rule for distribution, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

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In order to be illustrated more clearly in the technical scheme in the embodiment of the present invention, below the accompanying drawing of required use during embodiment is described is briefly described, apparently, accompanying drawing in the following describes is only some embodiments of the present invention, for those of ordinary skills, do not paying under the prerequisite of creative work, can also obtain according to these accompanying drawings other accompanying drawing.

Fig. 1 is the method flow diagram that rule that the policy control that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 1 is relevant with charging sends;

Fig. 2 is the method flow diagram that rule that the policy control that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 2 is relevant with charging receives;

Fig. 3 is the method flow diagram of the regular transmission that the policy control that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 3 is relevant with charging;

Fig. 4 is the method flow diagram of the regular transmission that the policy control that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 4 is relevant with charging;

Fig. 5 is the method flow diagram of the regular transmission that the policy control that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 5 is relevant with charging;

Fig. 6 is the method flow diagram of the regular transmission that the policy control that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 6 is relevant with charging;

Fig. 7 is the method flow diagram of the regular transmission that the policy control that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 7 is relevant with charging;

Fig. 8 is the method flow diagram of the regular transmission that the policy control that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 8 is relevant with charging;

Fig. 9 is a kind of structural representation of the PCRF that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 9;

Figure 10 is a kind of structural representation that the rule that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 10 is carried out entity;

Figure 11 is the structural representation of the system of the regular transmission that the policy control that provides of the embodiment of the present invention 11 is relevant with charging.

Embodiment

For making the object, technical solutions and advantages of the present invention clearer, below in conjunction with accompanying drawing, embodiment of the present invention is described further in detail.

The embodiment of the present invention relates to the control of PCC session management flow process, this PCC session management flow process refers to the foundation of the PDN connection/EPS carrying of MTC equipment (MTC device), PCC session management flow process in modification or delete procedure, include but not limited to: the gate session establishment flow process of initiating when MTC equipment adheres to, the IP-CAN(Internet Protocol-Connectivity Access Network that MTC equipment is initiated, Internet protocol connected reference network) session establishment flow process, the IP-CAN session modification flow process that PCEF initiates, the IP-CAN session modification flow process that PCRF initiates, the IP-CAN session termination flow process that MTC equipment/PCEF initiates.In these five flow processs, between PCRF and PCEF, BBERF, TDF, have the transmission of control law.Described control law includes but not limited to: ADC(Application Detection and Control, application detects and controls) rule, QoS(Quantity of Service, service quality) rule, PCC is regular or Event triggered (event trigger) rule.

Embodiment 1

Referring to Fig. 1, the present embodiment provides the method for the rule transmission that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, comprising:

101: "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF is that certain session allocation strategy of certain machine type communication MTC equipment is controlled the rule relevant with charging PCC.

102: described PCRF determines the matching degree of the respective rule in the rule that each the regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF in the rule that the PCC of described distribution is relevant is relevant; When certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule; When described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant.

The said method that the present embodiment provides, PCRF is that the session of MTC equipment distributes the relevant rule of PCC, and the matching degree of the respective rule in each the regular PCC rule with having preserved in definite PCC rule of distributing, when certain regular matching degree is less than preset value, to respective rule, carry out entity and send this certain rule of distributing, when certain regular matching degree is not less than preset value, to respective rule, carry out entity and send the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that this certain regular PCC having preserved to PCRF is relevant, thereby make rule carry out entity and can go out corresponding PCC dependency rule according to this difference partial reduction, wherein, for the rule of described coupling without carrying out between entity and transmit in PCRF and rule, only need the rule of this coupling of transmission and the difference part between rule for distribution, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

Embodiment 2

Referring to Fig. 2, the present embodiment provides the method for the rule reception that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, comprising:

201: when rule is carried out entity and is received between the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant difference part, according to described difference part and described rule carry out rule corresponding to the rule matching in the rule that the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of entity preservation is relevant or rule template restore described in certain rule.

202: when described rule is carried out entity and received relevant regular of PCC that described certain session for described certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes, in this locality, preserve the relevant rule of PCC of described distribution.

The said method that the present embodiment provides, by rule, carry out entity and when receiving relevant regular of PCC, preserve this rule, between the rule matching in the relevant rule of certain PCC of having preserved to described PCRF of rule in the relevant rule of the PCC that receives distribution during difference part, according to this difference partial reduction, go out the rule that corresponding PCC is relevant, wherein, for the rule of described coupling without carrying out between entity and transmit in PCRF and rule, only need the rule of this coupling of transmission and the difference part between rule for distribution, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

In the embodiment of the present invention, the rule that described PCC is relevant refers to PCC rules, QoS rules, the various combinations of ADC rules and event trigger.Described rule is carried out entity and is referred to BBERF, TDF and PCEF.Described coupling includes but are not limited to similar similar.

Embodiment 3

Referring to Fig. 3, the present embodiment provides the method for the regular transmission that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, comprising:

301: in the PCC session management flow process of a MTC equipment in MTC equipment group, when PCRF receives PCC session establishment or modify request messages, the current sessions of the MTC equipment that PCRF is current request distributes the relevant rule of PCC.

A described MTC equipment can be any the MTC equipment in this MTC equipment group, and the present invention does not limit this.

In the present embodiment, described PCC session management flow process can be gate session establishment flow process, IP-CAN session establishment flow process, IP-CAN session termination flow process or IP-CAN session modification flow process, and subsequent step is special declaration no longer.

Wherein, described PCC session establishment or modify request messages are carried out entity transmission by rule.When this rule is carried out the PCC session establishment of entity can be in sending any MTC equipment from this MTC equipment group to PCRF or modify request messages, in this message, carry the indication information of MTC equipment and the sign of MTC equipment group.

The indication information of described MTC equipment is used to refer to this session and is initiated by MTC equipment, rather than UE(User Equipment, subscriber equipment) initiate, thereby PCRF can be separated the conversation area of the session of MTC equipment initiation and UE initiation, to carry out different handling processes.The sign of described MTC equipment group is for MTC equipment group of unique identification.

302: if this rule is to distribute for the first time, this regular full content is preserved in this locality as rule or rule template, and distributed corresponding index value and preserve in this locality for this rule or rule template.

Wherein, the index value that PCRF distributes is uniquely identified index value in this MTC equipment group, and when having a plurality of PCRF to be the MTC devices allocation index value in this MTC equipment group, the index value that each PCRF distributes is uniquely identified index value in this MTC equipment group.

303:PCRF is sent to rule by this rule or rule template and corresponding index value and carries out entity and preserve.

When rule is carried out after rule that entity receives that PCRF sends or rule template and corresponding index value, also in this locality, preserve this rule or rule template and corresponding index value, thereby guarantee that PCRF and rule execution entity both sides can preserve identical rule or rule template and corresponding index value, in subsequent process, PCFR is just without send regular full content at every turn, and only need send index value, just can guarantee that rule is carried out in rule that entity preserves in this locality or rule template and finds the content needing.

Further, PCRF is sending after rule or rule template and corresponding index value carry out entity to rule, can also preserve in this locality the corresponding relation of the rule that send or rule template and index value and this rule execution entity.Can facilitate like this PCRF to be appreciated which rule execution entity has sent which rule or rule template and index value.

In the present embodiment, it is carrying, binding and reporting events function BBERF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is service quality QoS rule or Event triggered rule; Or,

It is flow detection function TDF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is ADC rule or Event triggered rule; Or,

It is strategy and charge execution function PCEF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is PCC rule, application detects and control ADC rule or Event triggered rule.

304: when the PCC session management flow process of other MTC equipment in MTC equipment group is triggered, PCRF is that the current sessions of this other MTC equipment distributes the relevant rule of PCC.

Described other MTC equipment refers to any MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of initiating in step 301 to ask in this MTC equipment group, and the present invention does not limit this.

305: if PCRF and rule are carried out entity, all preserve and the rule or the rule template that are the rule match of this other MTC devices allocation, PCRF sends the rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template, and rule or the rule template of coupling be that difference between this other MTC equipment institute rule for distribution is partly to regular execution entity.

Wherein, refer to and for the regular similarity of other MTC devices allocation, be greater than rule or the rule template of default threshold value with the rule or the rule template that are the rule match of other MTC devices allocation.Particularly, PCRF can travel through local rule or the rule template of preserving, calculate one by one current rule or rule template and this is the regular similarity of this other MTC devices allocation, and this similarity and default threshold value are compared, if this similarity is greater than default threshold value, determines current rule or rule template and match for the rule of this other MTC devices allocation.

In the present embodiment, do not limit the rule of the coupling obtaining or the number of rule template, when having a plurality of rules or rule template and being the rule match of this other MTC devices allocation, can choose a rule with maximum similarity or rule template as final result according to similarity, send to rule to carry out entity the index value of this rule or rule template, can certainly adopt alternate manner, the present invention does not limit this.

In the present embodiment, the rule of described coupling or rule template partly refer to parts different between the two from the difference between this other MTC equipment institute rule for distribution.Conventionally, in PCRF rule for distribution, have that some parameters are followed current session or business changes, for different sessions or business the value of these parameters be different.For example, the regular label in QoS rule, charging ID etc.Therefore, PCRF sends to separately rule to carry out entity these different parameters, so that rule is carried out entity, can obtain actual parameter.When difference is zero while there is no difference in other words, PCRF can also only send index value or indication does not have discrepant indication information.

In the present embodiment, in the PCC session management flow process of any the MTC equipment in this MTC equipment group, this rule is carried out entity can send rule or the list of rule template index value that rule execution entity has to PCRF.Particularly, can in gate session establishment request message, IP-CAN session establishment request message or IP-CAN session modification request message, carry this rule or the list of rule template index value, the present invention does not limit this.When PCRF receives after this rule or the list of rule template index value, can judge that whether this rule execution entity is also preserved current is the rule of this other MTC devices allocation according to this rule or the list of rule template index value.Particularly, the rule that PCRF preserves in this locality or rule template find after the rule or rule template with rule match for this other MTC devices allocation, obtain the rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template, then in the rule of receiving or the list of rule template index value, search the index value that whether has this to obtain, if had, definite rule is carried out entity and is also preserved rule or the rule template of this coupling.

Wherein, further, if do not existed and the rule or the rule template that mate for other MTC equipment institute rule for distribution in the rule that PCRF preserves or rule template, the rule that PCRF can also be sent as this other MTC devices allocation is to rule execution entity.

In the present embodiment, further, said method can also comprise:

306: when a MTC equipment in this MTC equipment group is initiated Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, whether this rule is carried out IP-CAN session that entity judges requested termination is that this rule is carried out last session in this MTC equipment group that entity this locality has, if so, this rule is carried out entity and is deleted local rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of having preserved.

Wherein, described last session refers to that this rule carries out the session without other except this last session of MTC equipment that entity this locality has this last session, and the interior equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except having the MTC equipment of last session of this MTC equipment group.

Further, if this rule is carried out IP-CAN session that entity judges requested termination and is carried out last session in this MTC equipment group that entity this locality has for this rule, this rule carry out entity can also to PCRF send delete indication with indication PCRF by the rule of having preserved or rule template and corresponding index value deletion.PCRF receives rule or rule template and the corresponding index value deletion that this locality can be preserved after this deletion indication.

The said method that the present embodiment provides, when the PCC session management flow process of a MTC equipment in a MTC equipment group is triggered, PCRF is for the relevant rule of its current session distribution PCC and using its full content as regular or rule template, be kept at this locality, and be that rule or rule template distribute corresponding index value and preserve in this locality, send this rule or rule template and corresponding extremely rule execution entity preservation of index value, when the PCC session management flow process of other MTC equipment in this MTC equipment group is triggered, PCRF is that its current session distributes the relevant rule of PCC, if PCRF and rule are carried out entity and are all preserved and the rule or the rule template that mate for this other MTC equipment institute rule for distribution, PCRF sends the rule of the rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and coupling or rule template and to rule, carries out entity for the difference part between the rule of this other MTC devices allocation, thereby make rule carry out entity and can go out corresponding PCC dependency rule according to this index value and difference partial reduction, wherein, for the rule of described coupling or rule template without carrying out between entity and transmit in PCRF and rule, only need the transmission rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and difference part, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

If do not existed and the rule or the rule template that mate for this other MTC equipment institute rule for distribution in the rule that PCRF preserves or rule template, the rule that PCFR is sent as this other MTC devices allocation carries out entity to rule, thereby has kept well compatibility.When a MTC equipment in MTC equipment group is initiated Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, when carrying out IP-CAN session that entity judges requested termination and carry out last session in this MTC equipment group that entity this locality has for this rule by rule, rule is carried out entity at local deletion rule or rule template and corresponding index value, and PCRF deletes local rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of having preserved according to the deletion indication of receiving, thereby avoided too early deletion rule or rule template and cause follow-up session management flow process cannot service regeulations or rule template cause the situation of session management flow process failure to occur, improved the control effect of session management flow process.

The IP-CAN session establishment flow process that the gate session establishment flow process of initiating when the MTC equipment of take respectively below adheres to, MTC equipment are initiated, the IP-CAN session modification flow process that the IP-CAN session modification flow process that PCEF initiates, PCRF are initiated, the IP-CAN session termination flow process that MTC equipment/PCEF initiates respectively the control method of above-mentioned policy control and chargeable session management process is described as example.

Embodiment 4

Referring to Fig. 4, the present embodiment provides the method for the regular transmission that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, and the gate session establishment flow process of initiating when MTC equipment is adhered to is controlled, and the method specifically comprises:

MTC equipment 1 in step 401:MTC group initiates to adhere to first, to BBERF, sends Attach Request message Attach request, requires to set up gate session establish gateway control session request.

Wherein, MTC equipment 1 is any MTC equipment of this MTC equipment group.In described request, carry sign, MTC equipment indication information and MTC equipment group ID of MTC equipment 1 etc.This MTC equipment indication information is used to indicate this request for the initiation of MTC equipment.

In gate session establishment flow process, it is BBERF that rule is carried out entity, and it is a logical functional entity, can be positioned at GW(Gateway, gateway) in, can certainly be arranged in an independent equipment, the present invention does not limit this, and the present embodiment be take and is positioned at GW and describes as example.

Step 402:BBERF receives after this Attach Request message, to PCRF, sends gate session establishment request message Gateway Control Session Establishment.

Wherein, the information of carrying in this request message includes but not limited to: IP-CAN Type type, MTC equipment I dentity sign, PDN Identifier identifies (optional), IP address address (optional), the PDN Connection Identifier connection identifier (optional), pattern (optional) is set up in the carrying that the IP-CAN bearer establishment modes supported supports, MTC equipment indication information Indication, group id organizes ID, this of the local preservation of BBERF organized the index value list of existing QoS rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template.

Step 403:PCRF receives after this gate session establishment request message, for this MTC equipment 1 distributes QoS rule or the event trigger Event triggered rule of using in current gate session, and the full content of the QoS rule of this sub-distribution or event trigger is kept to this locality as regular or rule template respectively, and be that the rule of correspondence or rule template respectively distribute a unique index value in this MTC group, and in this locality, preserve described index value.

Step 404:PCRF sends gate session establishment acknowledge message Acknowledge Gateway Control Session Establishment to BBERF, the full content that wherein comprises QoS rule or the event trigger Event triggered rule of above-mentioned distribution, and each self-corresponding index value.

Step 405:BBERF receives after this QoS rule or event trigger Event triggered rule, carry out respectively this QoS rule and event trigger Event triggered rule, and carry out bearing binding according to described rule, and, BBERF preserves the rule of the QoS for this MTC equipment 1 this sub-distribution and the event trigger Event triggered rule received respectively as regular or rule template, and its each self-corresponding index value is joined to local this MTC preserving organize in the index value list of existing QoS rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template.

Step 406:BBERF returns and sets up gate conversational response message establish gateway control session reply to the MTC equipment 1 of the request of sending.

Step 407: the MTC equipment n in described MTC group initiates to adhere to first, sends Attach Request message attach request to BBERF, requires to set up gate session establish gateway control session request.

In the present embodiment, MTC equipment n is any MTC equipment except MTC equipment 1 in this MTC equipment group.

Step 408:BBERF receives after this Attach Request message, to PCRF, sends gate session establishment request message Gateway Control Session Establishment.In this request message, carry group ID, the BBERF of MTC equipment indication information, MTC equipment group local preserve this organize the information such as index value list of existing QoS rule or rule template and event trigger template.

Step 409:PCRF receives after this gate session establishment request message, for this MTC equipment n distributes QoS rule or the event trigger Event triggered rule of using in current gate session, and judge whether that PCRF and BBERF all preserve and this QoS is regular and event trigger mates rule or rule template distributing for this MTC equipment n.

Step 410:PCRF returns to gate session establishment acknowledge message acknowledge gateway control establishment to BBERF, if the result of above-mentioned judgement is yes, in this message, carry rule or rule template and this QoS rule that is this MTC equipment n distribution and the difference part of event trigger of the rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and this coupling.

Described difference partly includes but not limited to: the IE(Information Element such as the regular label in QoS rule, charging ID, cell).

Wherein, if the result of above-mentioned judgement is no, in this message, carry QoS rule and event trigger that this distributes for this MTC equipment n.

Step 411:BBERF receives after this gate session establishment acknowledge message, the rule of preserving from this locality according to this index value wherein carrying or rule template, find corresponding rule or rule template, and go out QoS rule and the event trigger that PCRF is MTC equipment n distribution specifically and carry out these QoS rule and event trigger in conjunction with described difference partial reduction.

Step 412:BBERF returns and sets up gate conversational response message establish gateway control session reply to the MTC equipment n of the request of sending.

In the present embodiment, above-mentioned PCRF can be H-PCRF(local PCRF) or the PCRF of V-PCRF(visit), according to concrete scene, determine, do not do too much explanation herein.

The said method that the present embodiment provides, when the gate session establishment flow process of a MTC equipment in a MTC equipment group is triggered, QoS is regular and event trigger Event triggered is regular and using its full content as regular or rule template, be kept at this locality for its current gate session distributes for PCRF, and for rule or rule template distribute corresponding index value and preserve in this locality, send this rule or rule template and corresponding index value and preserve to BBERF, when the PCC gate session establishment flow process of other MTC equipment in this MTC equipment group is triggered, PCRF is that its current gate session distributes QoS rule and event trigger Event triggered rule, if PCRF and BBERF all preserve and the rule or the rule template that mate for this other MTC equipment institute rule for distribution, PCRF sends the rule of the rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and coupling or rule template and for the difference part between the rule of this other MTC devices allocation is to BBERF, thereby make BBERF to go out corresponding QoS rule and event trigger Event triggered rule according to this index value and difference partial reduction, wherein, for the rule of described coupling or rule template without transmitting between PCRF and BBERF, only need the transmission rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and difference part, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

Embodiment 5

Referring to Fig. 5, the present embodiment provides the method for the regular transmission that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, for the IP-CAN session establishment flow process that MTC equipment is initiated, controls, and the method specifically comprises:

Gate session establishment process when the MTC equipment in step 501:MTC equipment group adheres to.

Step 502:MTC equipment 1 sends the request message establish IP-CAN bearer request that sets up IP-CAN carrying to PCEF, wherein carry sign, PDN connection identifier (CID, MTC equipment indication information Indication, group ID etc. of MTC equipment 1.

Wherein, MTC equipment 1 is any MTC equipment of this MTC equipment group.This MTC equipment indication information is used to indicate this request for the initiation of MTC equipment.

In IP-CAN session establishment flow process, rule is carried out entity and is comprised PCEF and TDF, PCEF and TDF are all logical functional entities, wherein, PCEF can be positioned at P-GW(PDN Gateway, packet data network gateway etc.) in, can certainly be arranged in an independent equipment, the present invention does not limit this, and the present embodiment be take and is positioned at P-GW and describes as example.

Step 503:PCEF receives this request message of setting up IP-CAN carrying and distributes an IP address to MTC equipment 1, sends the request message indication of IP-CAN session establishment that sets up IP-CAN session to PCRF.

Wherein, the information of carrying in this request message includes but not limited to: MTC device identification, a PDN identifier identifier (as APN), the IP-CAN type type, the IPv4 address address and IPv6 network prefix network prefix, the PDN Connection Identifier connection identifier (CID (optional), the charging method (optional) of the default charging method acquiescence, pattern (optional) is set up in the IP-CAN carrying that the IP-CAN bearer establishment modes supported supports, MTC equipment indication information Indication, group ID, this of local preservation organized the index value list of existing PCC rule or rule template and event trigger template and ADC rule or rule template.

Step 504:PCRF implementation strategy determines, for this MTC equipment 1 distributes PCC rule, event trigger Event triggered rule or the ADC of this IP-CAN session regular, and the full content of PCC rule, event trigger and the ADC rule of this sub-distribution is preserved in this locality as regular or rule template respectively, and be that each rule or rule template distribute a uniquely identified index value in this MTC group.

Step 505:PCRF sends TDF session establishment request message TDF session establishment request to TDF, and request TDF sets up relevant session, and provides this ADC rule and event trigger Event triggered rule to TDF.

Wherein, in this request message, include but not limited to following information: a PDN identifier identifier (as APN), the IPv4address address and IPv6 network prefix network prefix, the MTC Identity Information identification information (optional) and the location/access network information position/access network information, and the full content of the full content of event trigger and ADC rule and this each self-corresponding index value of two rules.

Step 506:TDF carries out ADC rule and the event trigger receiving, and this ADC rule and event trigger are kept to this locality as regular or rule template, and these two rules or each self-corresponding index value of rule template are joined to local preservation this organize in the index value list of existing ADC rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template.

Step 507:TDF sends TDF session establishment acknowledge message TDF session establishment acknowledge to PCRF, in this acknowledge message, comprise local preserve this organize the index value list of existing event trigger rule or rule template and ADC rule or rule template.

Step 508:PCRF sends IP-CAN session establishment acknowledge message acknowledge IP-CAN session establishment to PCEF.

The information of wherein, carrying in this acknowledge message includes but not limited to: charge mode (optional), PCC rule, event trigger, ADC rule and this each self-corresponding index value of three rules of pattern, the default charging method acquiescence set up in the IP-CAN carrying that the chosen IP-CAN bearer establishment mode has selected.

Step 509:PCEF carries out PCC rule, event trigger Event triggered rule and the ADC rule of receiving, and the full content of the PCC rule of receiving, event trigger and ADC rule is kept to this locality as rule or rule template respectively, and by each rule or index value corresponding to rule template be added to local preserve this organize in the index value list of existing PCC rule or rule template, event trigger rule or rule template and ADC rule or rule template.

Step 510:PCEF returns to current IP-CAN carrying and sets up response message establish IP-CAN bearerresponse to MTC equipment 1.

Step 511:MTC equipment n sends to PCEF the request establish IP-CAN bearer request that IP-CAN carrying is set up, and wherein carries sign, PDN connection identifier (CID, MTC equipment indication information Indication, the group ID of MTC equipment n.

In the present embodiment, MTC equipment n is any MTC equipment except MTC equipment 1 in this MTC equipment group.

Step 512:PCEF receives after this request, to PCRF, sends IP-CAN session establishment request message indication of IP-CAN session establishment.

The information of wherein, carrying in this request message includes but not limited to: MTC equipment indication information Indication, group ID, this organizes the information such as index value list of existing PCC rule or rule template, event trigger rule or rule template and ADC rule or rule template.

Step 513:PCRF implementation strategy determines, for this MTC equipment n distributes PCC rule, event trigger and the ADC of this IP-CAN session regular, and judge whether that PCRF and TDF all preserve and the event trigger that distributes for this MTC equipment n and rule or the rule template of ADC rule match, and PCRF and PCEF all preserves and rule or the rule template of PCC rule, event trigger and the ADC rule match of distributing for this MTC equipment n.

Step 514:PCRF sends TDF session establishment request message TDF session establishment request to TDF, if above-mentioned steps is judged PCRF and TDF all preserves and the event trigger distributing for this MTC equipment n and rule or the rule template of ADC rule match, in this message, carry the event trigger rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and ADC rule or rule template, and the rule of this coupling or rule template and this are the event trigger that distributes of this MTC equipment n and the difference part of ADC rule.

Wherein, described difference partly includes but not limited to: the IE such as the regular index value in ADC rule, monitoring KEY.

Step 515:TDF receives after this request message, respectively overlapping of preserving from this locality according to this index value obtains corresponding rule or rule template rule or rule template, and in conjunction with the difference partial reduction of receiving event trigger and the ADC rule that this distributes for this MTC equipment n, and carry out each rule restoring.

Step 516:TDF sends TDF session establishment acknowledge message TDF session establishment acknowledge to PCRF, in this message, comprise local preserve this organize the index value list etc. of existing event trigger rule or rule template and ADC rule or rule template.

Step 517:PCRF receives after this acknowledge message, to PCEF, sends IP-CAN session establishment acknowledge message acknowledge IP-CAN session establishment.

Wherein, if judging PCRF and PCEF in step 513 all preserves and the rule or the rule template that are PCC rule, event trigger and the ADC rule match of this MTC equipment n distribution, in this IP-CAN session establishment acknowledge message, carry following information: PCC rule, event trigger, the rule of ADC rule or the index value of rule template of coupling, and the template of coupling with this be difference between this MTC equipment n rule for distribution partly etc.

Described difference partly includes but not limited to: the IE such as the regular index value in the regular index value in PCC rule and charging KEY, ADC rule and monitoring KEY.

Step 518:PCEF receives after this request message, respectively overlapping of preserving from this locality according to this index value obtains corresponding rule or rule template template, and this PCC rule of distributing for this MTC equipment n, event trigger and ADC rule in conjunction with the difference partial reduction of receiving, and carry out each rule restoring.

Step 519:PCEF returns to current IP-CAN carrying and sets up response message establish IP-CAN bearer response.

In the present embodiment, above-mentioned PCRF can be H-PCRF(local PCRF) or the PCRF of V-PCRF(visit), according to concrete scene, determine, do not do too much explanation herein.

The said method that the present embodiment provides, when a MTC equipment in a MTC equipment group is initiated IP-CAN session establishment flow process, PCRF for its current IP-CAN session distribute PCC rule, event trigger Event triggered rule and ADC rule and using its full content as rule or rule template be kept at this locality, and for rule or rule template distribute corresponding index value and preserve in this locality, send this rule or rule template and corresponding index value and preserve to TDF and PCEF, when the IP-CAN session establishment flow process of other MTC equipment in this MTC equipment group is triggered, PCRF is that its current IP-CAN session distributes PCC rule, event trigger Event triggered rule and ADC rule, if PCRF and TDF and PCEF all preserve and the rule or the rule template that mate for this other MTC equipment institute rule for distribution, PCRF sends the rule of the rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and coupling or rule template and for the difference part between the rule of this other MTC devices allocation is to TDF and PCEF, thereby make TDF to go out corresponding event trigger Event triggered rule and ADC rule according to this index value and difference partial reduction, and make PCEF to go out corresponding PCC rule according to this index value and difference partial reduction, event trigger Event triggered rule and ADC rule, wherein, for the rule of described coupling or rule template without transmitting between PCRF and TDF and PCEF, only need the transmission rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and difference part, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

Embodiment 6

Referring to Fig. 6, the present embodiment provides the method for the regular transmission that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, for the IP-CAN session modification flow process that PCEF is initiated, controls, and the method specifically comprises:

MTC equipment 1 in step 601:MTC equipment group sends IP-CAN session signaling IP-CAN session signalling to PCEF, wherein comprise sign, MTC equipment indication information, the group ID of PDN Connection Identifier connection identifier (CID, MTC equipment 1 etc., IP-CAN session modification is carried out in request.

In the present embodiment, rule is carried out entity and is comprised BBERF, PCEF and TDF, and they are logical functional entity, wherein BBERF can be arranged in GW, can be also an independent equipment, and PCEF can be arranged in GW, can be an independent equipment, the present invention limit this yet.This MTC equipment 1 is any the MTC equipment in this MTC equipment group.

Step 602:PCEF makes decisions, and starts the IP-CAN session modification of MTC equipment 1.

Step 603:PCEF is to PCRF transmission IP-CAN session modification indication indication of IP-CAN session modification, and this that preserve comprising the sign of MTC equipment 1, the PCC Rules that needs modification, the PDN Connection Identifier connection identifier (CID (optional), MTC equipment indication information, group ID, this locality organized the information such as index value list of existing PCC rule or rule template, event trigger rule template and ADC rule template.

Step 604:PCRF implementation strategy determines, for this MTC equipment 1 distributes, the PCC revising is regular, event trigger Event triggered is regular, QoS is regular and ADC is regular, and in this locality, preserve the PCC rule, event trigger Event triggered rule of this modification, QoS is regular and ADC is regular full content as rule or rule template, and be each rule or a uniquely identified index value in this group of rule template distribution.

Step 605:PCRF provides ADC rule and the event trigger of modification to TDF, to TDF, send and revise ADC rule message m odify ADC rules, in this message, include but not limited to following information: ADC rule and event trigger and each self-corresponding index value of modification.

Step 606:TDF carries out ADC rule and the event trigger receiving, the rule of the ADC for the modification of this MTC equipment 1 this sub-distribution that preservation is received and event trigger be as rule or rule template, and each self-corresponding index value is joined to local preservation this organize in existing event trigger rule or the rule of rule template and ADC rule or the index value list of rule template.

Step 607:TDF sends ADC rules modification acknowledge message acknowledge for modifiedADC rules to PCRF, in this message, comprise local preserved this organize existing event trigger rule or the rule of rule template and ADC rule or the index value list of rule template.

Step 608:PCRF sends IP-CAN session modification acknowledge message acknowledge IP-CAN ssession modification to PCEF, carries following information: full content and each self-corresponding index value of PCC rule, event trigger and the ADC rule of modification in this message.

Step 609:PCEF carries out the PCC rule receive, ADC is regular and event trigger, PCC rule, event trigger and the ADC rule of the modification distributing for this MTC equipment 1 that preservation is received be as rule or rule template, and by index value separately join local preserve this organize in existing PCC rule, event trigger and the rule of ADC rule or the index value list of rule template.

Step 610:PCEF returns to the response IP-CAN session signalling of current modification IP-CAN session.

Step 611:PCRF provides gate and QoS rule gateway control and QoS rules provision to BBERF, wherein comprise sign, the PDN connection identifier (CID of MTC equipment 1, QoS rule and the event trigger of modification, and each self-corresponding index value.

Step 612:BBERF carries out QoS rule and the event triggers of the modification of receiving, and preserve the QoS rule of the modification distributing for this MTC equipment 1 receive and event trigger as regular or rule template, and index value is separately joined to local preservation this organize in the index value list of existing QoS rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template.

Step 613:BBERF returns gate and QoS rule acknowledge message Gateway Control and QoS Rules Provision Ack is provided to PCRF, and this that preserve comprising this locality organized the index value list of existing QoS rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template.

MTC equipment n in step 614:MTC equipment group sends IP-CAN session signaling IP-CAN session signaling to PCEF, requires to carry out IP-CAN session modification.

Step 615:PCEF makes decisions, and starts the IP-CAN session modification of MTC equipment n.

Step 616:PCEF is to PCRF transmission IP-CAN session modification indication indication of IP-CAN session modification, and this that preserve comprising the sign of MTC equipment n, the PCC Rules that needs modification, the PDN Connection Identifier connection identifier (CID (optional), MTC equipment indication information, group ID, this locality organized the index value list of existing PCC rule or rule template, event trigger rule or rule template and ADC rule or rule template.

Step 617:PCRF implementation strategy determines, for this MTC equipment n distributes the PCC rule of the modification of this IP-CAN session, event trigger or ADC rule, and judge whether that PCRF and BBERF all preserve and the QoS rule of distributing for this MTC equipment n and rule or the rule template of event trigger rule match, and PCRF and TDF all preserve and the event trigger that distributes for this MTC equipment n and rule or the rule template of ADC rule match, and PCRF and PCEF all preserve and the PCC rule of distributing for this MTC equipment n, the rule of event trigger and ADC rule match or rule template.

Step 618:PCRF sends and revises ADC rule message m odify ADC rules to TDF, if the event trigger that PCRF judges that PCRF and TDF all preserve and distribute for this MTC equipment n and rule or the rule template of ADC rule match carry following information in this message: the event trigger that the rule of the rule of coupling or the index value of rule template and coupling or rule template distribute for MTC equipment n with this and the difference between ADC rule are partly etc.

Described difference partly includes but not limited to: the IE such as the regular index value in ADC rule, monitoring KEY.

Step 619:TDF preserves from this locality according to this index value respectively overlaps and template, obtains corresponding rule or rule template, and goes out in conjunction with this difference partial reduction event trigger and the ADC rule that PCRF distributes for MTC equipment n specifically, and carries out these rules.

Step 620:TDF send to revise ADC rule acknowledge message acknowledge for modified ADC rules message to PCRF, in this message, comprise local preserve this organize the index value list of existing event trigger rule or rule template, ADC rule or rule template.

Step 621:PCRF sends IP-CAN session modification acknowledge message acknowledge IP-CAN session establishment to PCEF, if PCRF judges PCRF and PCEF all preserves and the rule or the rule template that are PCC rule, event trigger and the ADC rule match of this MTC equipment n distribution, in this message, carry following information: the rule of coupling or the index value of rule template, and the rule of coupling or rule template be with this that PCC of this MTC equipment n distribution is regular, the difference portion grading information between event trigger and ADC rule.

Described difference partly includes but not limited to: the regular index value in PCC rule, charging KEY, the regular index value in ADC rule, monitoring KEY etc.

The template that step 622:PCEF preserves from this locality according to index value, obtain corresponding template, and go out in conjunction with difference partial reduction PCC rule, event trigger and the ADC rule that PCRF distributes for MTC equipment n specifically, and carry out these rules.

Step 623:PCEF returns to the response IP-CAN session signalling of current modification IP-CAN session.

Step 624:PCRF provides gate and QoS rule gateway control and QoS rules provision to BBERF, if PCRF judges PCRF and BBERF all preserves and the QoS rule of distributing for this MTC equipment n and rule or the rule template of event trigger rule match, in this message, carry following information: MTC equipment indication information, group ID, the rule of coupling or the index value of rule template, and the rule of coupling or rule template are the QoS rule of this MTC equipment n distribution and the difference part between event trigger rule with this.

Described difference partly includes but not limited to: the regular index value in QoS rule etc.

The template that step 625:BBERF preserves from this locality according to index value, obtain corresponding rule or rule template, and go out this QoS rule and event trigger distributing for MTC equipment n of PCRF in conjunction with difference partial reduction, and carry out these rules.

Step 626:BBERF returns gate and QoS rule acknowledge message Gateway Control and QoS Rules Provision Ack is provided to PCRF, and this that preserve comprising this locality organized the index value list of existing QoS rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template etc.

In the present embodiment, above-mentioned PCRF can be H-PCRF(local PCRF) or the PCRF of V-PCRF(visit), according to concrete scene, determine, do not do too much explanation herein.

The said method that the present embodiment provides, during the IP-CAN session modification flow process of a MTC equipment in PCEF initiates MTC equipment group, PCC rule, QoS that PCRF revises for its current IP-CAN session distributes are regular, event trigger Event triggered rule and ADC rule and using its full content as rule or rule template be kept at this locality, and for rule or rule template distribute corresponding index value and preserve in this locality, send this rule or rule template and corresponding index value and preserve to BBERF, TDF and PCEF, during the IP-CAN session modification flow process of other MTC equipment in PCEF initiates this MTC equipment group, PCRF is that its current IP-CAN session distributes PCC rule, QoS rule, event trigger Event triggered rule or ADC rule, if PCRF, BBERF and TDF and PCEF all preserve and the rule or the rule template that for this other MTC equipment institute rule for distribution, mate, PCRF sends the rule of the rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and coupling or rule template and for the difference part between the rule of this other MTC devices allocation is to BBERF, TDF and PCEF, thereby make TDF to go out corresponding event trigger Event triggered rule and ADC rule according to this index value and difference partial reduction, and make PCEF to go out corresponding PCC rule according to this index value and difference partial reduction, event trigger Event triggered rule and ADC rule, and make BBERF to go out corresponding event trigger Event triggered rule and QoS rule according to this index value and difference partial reduction.Wherein, for the rule of described coupling or rule template without transmitting between PCRF, BBERF and TDF and PCEF, only need the transmission rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and difference part, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, save network transmission resource, especially, for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

Embodiment 7

Referring to Fig. 7, the present embodiment provides the method for the regular transmission that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, for the IP-CAN session modification flow process that PCRF is initiated, controls, and the method specifically comprises:

Step 701:PCRF implementation strategy determines, for the MTC equipment 1 in MTC equipment group distribute the modification of this gate session and IP-CAN session PCC rule, QoS is regular, ADC is regular or event trigger, and the PCC preserve revising in this locality rule, QoS is regular, ADC is regular and event trigger as rule or rule template, and be each rule or a uniquely identified index value in this group of rule template distribution.

Step 702:PCRF determines to provide new ADC to TDF, to TDF, sends and revises ADC rule message m odify ADC rules, and this message comprises following information: the information such as the ADC rule of modification and event trigger rule and each self-corresponding index value.

Step 703:TDF carries out ADC rule and the event trigger receiving, and preserve the ADC rule of the modification that the PCRF receive is this MTC equipment 1 this sub-distribution and event trigger as rule or rule template, and each self-corresponding index value is joined to local preservation this organize in the index value list of existing event trigger rule or rule template and ADC rule or rule template.

Step 704:TDF send to revise ADC rule acknowledge message modify ADC rules acknowledge to PCRF, in this message, comprise local preserve this organize the information such as index value list of existing event trigger rule or rule template, ADC rule or rule template.

Step 705:PCRF provides gate and QoS rule gateway control and QoS rules provision to BBERF, wherein comprise sign, the PDN connection identifier (CID of MTC equipment 1, QoS rule and the event trigger of modification, and the information such as each self-corresponding index value.

Step 706:BBERF carries out QoS rule and the event triggers receiving, and preserve the QoS rule of the modification that the PCRF receive distributes for this MTC equipment 1 and event trigger as rule or rule template, and index value is separately added to local preservation this organize in the index value list of existing QoS rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template.

Step 707:BBERF returns gate and QoS rule acknowledge message Gateway Control and QoS Rules Provision Ack is provided to PCRF, and this that preserve comprising this locality organized the index value list of existing QoS rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template.

Step 708:PCRF sends PCC message PCC provision is provided to PCEF, comprising the PCC rule of the sign of MTC equipment 1, PDN connection identifier (CID, MTC equipment indication information, group ID, modification, ADC is regular and the information such as the full content of event trigger and each self-corresponding index value.

Step 709:PCEF carries out the PCC rule receive, AD is regular and event trigger, and preserve the PCRF receive specifically for the PCC rule of the modification of this MTC equipment 1 this sub-distribution, ADC is regular and event trigger as rule or rule template, and by index value separately join local preserve this organize in the index value list of existing PCC rule or rule template, ADC rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template.

Step 710:PCEF returns PCC rule acknowledge message ACK is provided to PCRF, and this that preserve comprising sign, PDN connection identifier (CID, MTC equipment indication information, group ID, this locality of MTC equipment 1 organized the information such as index value list of existing PCC rule or rule template, ADC rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template.

Step 711:PCEF sends corresponding IP-CAN session signaling IP-CAN session signalling to MTC equipment 1, as request etc. is set up, revised or stops in an IP-CAN carrying.

Step 712:MTC equipment 1 returns to IP-CAN signaling response IP-CAN session signalling.

Step 713:PCRF implementation strategy determines, for MTC equipment n in this MTC equipment group distributes the PCC rule of the modification of gate session and IP-CAN session, QoS rule, event trigger or ADC rule, and judge whether that PCRF and BBERF all preserve and the QoS rule of distributing for this MTC equipment n and rule or the rule template of event trigger rule match, and PCRF and TDF all preserve and the event trigger that distributes for this MTC equipment n and rule or the rule template of ADC rule match, and PCRF and PCEF all preserve and the PCC rule of distributing for this MTC equipment n, the rule of event trigger and ADC rule match or rule template.

Step 714:PCRF determines to provide new ADC to TDF, to TDF, send and revise ADC rule message m odify ADC rules, if the event trigger that PCRF has judged that PCRF and TDF all preserve and distribute for this MTC equipment n and rule or the rule template of ADC rule match carry following information: the rule of the rule of coupling or the index value of rule template and coupling or rule template and this event trigger for MTC equipment n distribution and the difference portion grading information between ADC rule in this message.

Described difference partly includes but not limited to: the IE such as the regular index value in ADC rule, monitoring KEY.

Step 715:TDF preserves from this locality according to this index value respectively overlaps and template, obtains corresponding rule or rule template, and goes out in conjunction with this difference partial reduction event trigger and the ADC rule that PCRF distributes for MTC equipment n specifically, and carries out these rules.

Step 716:TDF send to revise ADC rule acknowledge message acknowledge for modified ADC rules message to PCRF, in this message, comprise local preserve this organize the information such as index value list of existing event trigger rule or rule template, ADC rule or rule template.

Step 717:PCRF provides gate and QoS rule gateway control and QoS rules provision to BBERF, if PCRF judges PCRF and BBERF all preserves and the QoS rule of distributing for this MTC equipment n and rule or the rule template of event trigger rule match, in this message, carry following information: MTC equipment indication information, group ID, the rule of coupling or the index value of rule template, and the rule of coupling or rule template are the QoS rule of this MTC equipment n distribution and the difference portion grading information between event trigger rule with this.

Described difference partly includes but not limited to: the regular index value in QoS rule etc.

The template that step 718:BBERF preserves from this locality according to index value, obtain corresponding rule or rule template, and go out this QoS rule and event trigger distributing for MTC equipment n of PCRF in conjunction with difference partial reduction, and carry out these rules.

Step 719:BBERF returns gate and QoS rule acknowledge message Gateway Control and QoS Rules Provision Ack is provided to PCRF, and this that preserve comprising this locality organized the information such as index value list of existing QoS rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template.

Step 720:PCRF sends PCC message PCC provision is provided to PCEF, if PCRF judges PCRF and PCEF all preserves and the PCC rule of distributing for this MTC equipment n, the rule of event trigger and ADC rule match or rule template, in this message, carry following information: MTC device identification, PDN connection identifier (CID, MTC equipment indication information, group ID, the rule of coupling or the index value of rule template, and the rule of coupling or rule template be that the PCC of this MTC equipment n distribution is regular with this, difference portion grading information between event trigger and ADC rule.

Described difference partly includes but not limited to: the regular index value in PCC rule, charging KEY, the regular index value in ADC rule, monitoring KEY etc.

The template that step 721:PCEF preserves from this locality according to this index value, obtain corresponding rule or rule template, and go out in conjunction with this difference partial reduction PCC rule, event trigger and the ADC rule that PCRF distributes for MTC equipment n specifically, and carry out these rules.

Step 722:PCEF returns to acknowledge message ACK to PCRF, comprising: the sign of MTC equipment n, PDN connection identifier (CID, MTC equipment indication information, group ID, local preserve this organize the information such as index value list of existing PCC rule or rule template, event trigger rule or rule template and ADC rule or rule template.

Step 723:PCEF sends corresponding IP-CAN session signaling IP-CAN session signalling to MTC equipment n, as request etc. is set up, revised or stops in an IP-CAN carrying.

Step 724:MTC equipment n returns to IP-CAN signaling response IP-CAN session signalling.

In the present embodiment, above-mentioned PCRF can be H-PCRF(local PCRF) or the PCRF of V-PCRF(visit), according to concrete scene, determine, do not do too much explanation herein.

The said method that the present embodiment provides, during the IP-CAN session modification flow process of a MTC equipment in PCRF initiates MTC equipment group, PCC rule, QoS that PCRF revises for its current IP-CAN session distributes are regular, event trigger Event triggered rule and ADC rule and using its full content as rule or rule template be kept at this locality, and for rule or rule template distribute corresponding index value and preserve in this locality, send this rule or rule template and corresponding index value and preserve to BBERF, TDF and PCEF, during the IP-CAN session modification flow process of other MTC equipment in PCRF initiates this MTC equipment group, PCRF is that its current IP-CAN session distributes PCC rule, QoS rule, event trigger Event triggered rule or ADC rule, if PCRF, BBERF and TDF and PCEF all preserve and the rule or the rule template that for this other MTC equipment institute rule for distribution, mate, PCRF sends the rule of the rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and coupling or rule template and for the difference part between the rule of this other MTC devices allocation is to BBERF, TDF and PCEF, thereby make TDF to go out corresponding event trigger Event triggered rule and ADC rule according to this index value and difference partial reduction, and make PCEF to go out corresponding PCC rule according to this index value and difference partial reduction, event trigger Event triggered rule and ADC rule, and make BBERF to go out corresponding event trigger Event triggered rule and QoS rule according to this index value and difference partial reduction.Wherein, for the rule of described coupling or rule template without transmitting between PCRF, BBERF and TDF and PCEF, only need the transmission rule of this coupling or the index value of rule template and difference part, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, save network transmission resource, especially, for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

Embodiment 8

Referring to Fig. 8, the present embodiment provides the method for the regular transmission that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, and for the IP-CAN session termination flow process of MTC equipment or PCEF initiation is controlled, the method specifically comprises:

Step 801:PCEF has detected IP-CAN session and need to be terminated.

Step 802:PCEF sends request remove IP-CAN session request to MTC equipment 1, requires to delete IP-CAN session.

Step 803:PCEF sends request remove IP-CAN session request to MTC equipment n, requires to delete another IP-CAN session.

Step 804:MTC equipment 1 sends the request message Gateway Control Session Termination that stops a gate session to BBERF, comprising: the sign of MTC equipment 1, MTC equipment indication information, group ID etc.

Step 805:BBERF sends gate session termination message Gateway Control Session Termination to PCRF.

Step 806:PCRF returns to gate session termination acknowledge message ack Gateway Control Session Termination to BBERF.

Step 807:BBERF deletes QoS rule and the event trigger of this gate session of this MTC equipment 1, but does not delete QoS rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template and each self-corresponding index value of local this group of preserving.

Step 808:BBERF completes after gate session deletion action, returns and deletes gate conversational response message remove gateway control session reply to MTC equipment 1.

Step 809:MTC equipment 1 sends the request message remove IP-CAN session request that removes IP-CAN session to PCEF, comprising: the sign of MTC equipment 1, the PDN Connection Identifier connection identifier (CID, MTC equipment indication information, group ID etc.

Step 810:PCEF indication IP-CAN session, just deleted, sends IP-CAN session termination Indication message indication of IP-CAN session termination to PCRF, comprising: the relevant information such as MTC equipment indication information, group ID.

Step 811: if also have the TDF session activating between TDF and PCRF, PCRF sends TDF session termination message TDF session termination, and notice TDF IP-CAN need stop relevant TDF session.

Step 812:TDF deletes ADC rule and the event trigger of TDF session, but TDF does not delete local relevant ADC rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template and the index value separately of preserving.

All ADC rules that step 813:TDF deexcitation IP-CAN session is relevant, and return to TDF session termination acknowledge message acknowledge TDF session termination to PCRF.

Step 814:PCRF deletes the relevant information of this IP-CAN session, and returns to IP-CAN session termination acknowledge message acknowledge IP-CAN session termination to PCEF.

Step 815:PCEF delete this IP-CAN session of this MTC equipment 1 PCC rule, ADC is regular and event trigger, but does not delete relevant PCC rule or rule template, ADC rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template and ADC rule or rule template and each self-corresponding index value of local this group of preserving.

Step 816:PCEF returns to the response message remove IP-CAN session reponse of current removing IP-CAN session.

Step 817:MTC equipment n stops a gate session Gateway Control Session Termination to BBERF request.

Step 818:BBERF sends gate session termination message Gateway Control Session Termination to PCRF.

Step 819:PCRF returns to gate session termination acknowledge message ack Gateway Control Session Termination to BBERF.

Step 820:BBERF deletes QoS rule and the event trigger of this gate session of this MTC equipment n, if BBERF judges last session that this session is this group of having of this locality, BBERF deletes local relevant all QoS rules or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template and each the self-corresponding index value of this group of preserving.

Wherein, described last session refers to the session without other except this last session of MTC equipment that this BBERF this locality has this last session, and in this MTC equipment group except the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment having the MTC equipment of last session.

Step 821:BBERF completes after gate session deletion action, returns to gate session and deletes response message remove gateway control session reply to MTC equipment n.

Step 822:MTC equipment n sends the request of removing IP-CAN session to PCEF.

Step 823:PCEF judges that whether this session is last session of this group of having of this locality.

Step 824: if, indicate IP-CAN session just deleted, to PCRF, send IP-CAN session termination Indication message indication of IP-CAN session termination message, wherein carry and delete indication del all Indication for notifying PCRF to delete relevant all PCC rules or rule template, event trigger rule or rule template, QoS rule or rule template, ADC rule or rule template and each the self-corresponding index value of local this group of preserving.

Step 825:PCRF receives after this message, deletes indication delete local relevant all PCC rules or rule template, event trigger rule or rule template, QoS rule or rule template and ADC rule or rule template and each the self-corresponding index value of this group of preserving according to this.

Step 826: if also have the TDF session activating between TDF and PCRF, the TDF session that PCRF notice TDF need terminate relevant.

Step 827:TDF deletes ADC rule and the event trigger of this relevant TDF session, if TDF judges last session that this session is this group of having of this locality, TDF deletes local relevant all ADC rules or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template and each the self-corresponding index value of this group of preserving.

Step 828:TDF deletes all ADC rules that this IP-CAN session is relevant, and returns to TDF session termination acknowledge message acknowledge TDF session termination to PCRF.

Step 829:PCRF deletes the relevant information of this IP-CAN session, and returns to IP-CAN session termination acknowledge message acknowledge IP-CAN session termination to PCEF.

Step 830:PCEF delete this IP-CAN session of this MTC equipment n PCC rule, ADC is regular and event trigger, and deletes local relevant all PCC rules or rule template, ADC rule or rule template and event trigger rule or rule template and each the self-corresponding index value of this group of preserving.

Step 831:PCEF returns to the response message remove IP-CAN session reponse of current removing IP-CAN session.

In the present embodiment, above-mentioned PCRF can be H-PCRF(local PCRF) or the PCRF of V-PCRF(visit), according to concrete scene, determine, do not do too much explanation herein.

The said method that the present embodiment provides, when a MTC equipment in MTC equipment group is initiated Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, when carrying out IP-CAN session that entity judges requested termination and carry out last session in this MTC equipment group that entity this locality has for this rule by rule, rule is carried out entity at local deletion rule or rule template and corresponding index value, and PCRF deletes local rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of having preserved according to the deletion indication of receiving, thereby avoided too early deletion rule or rule template and cause follow-up session management flow process cannot service regeulations or rule template cause the situation of session management flow process failure to occur, improved the control effect of session management flow process.

Embodiment 9

Referring to Fig. 9, the present embodiment provides a kind of PCRF, comprising:

Distribution module 901, is used to certain session allocation strategy of certain machine type communication MTC equipment to control the rule relevant with charging PCC;

Control module 902, for the matching degree of the respective rule in the relevant rule of each regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF of the relevant rule of the PCC of definite described module assigns; When certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule; When described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant.

Wherein, control module 902 comprises:

The first transmitting element, if preserve rule or the rule template with described certain rule match of distributing for described PCRF, and described respective rule execution entity is also preserved described rule of mating or rule template with described certain rule match, to described respective rule, carry out entity and send and the described rule of mating of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template, and distribute described certain regular and and the rule of described certain rule match or the difference part between rule template;

Wherein, refer to rule or the rule template of described certain rule match of distributing rule or the rule template that is not less than described preset value with described certain regular matching degree of distributing.

Wherein, control module 902 comprises:

The second transmitting element, if preserve rule or the rule template with described certain rule match of distributing for described PCRF, described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or the rule template with described certain rule match, and described certain rule of distributing and and the rule of described certain rule match or rule template between there is no difference, to described respective rule, carry out entity and send with the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template or indication and do not have discrepant indication information;

Wherein, and the rule of described certain rule match or rule template is and described certain regular matching degree is not less than that the rule of the rule of described preset value or described certain rule match of rule template and distribution or rule template refer to and described certain rule of distributing between do not have discrepant rule or rule template.

Wherein, control module 902 comprises:

Storage unit, if the rule that the PCC having preserved for described PCRF this locality is relevant does not have rule or rule template with described certain rule match of distributing, using described certain regular full content as regular or rule template, in this locality, described PCRF preserves, and will also in this locality, be kept at described PCRF for the corresponding index value that described rule or rule template distribute;

The 3rd transmitting element, for described certain regular full content that described storage unit is obtained or rule template and and the index value of described correspondence be sent to described rule and carry out entity and preserve.

Wherein, described PCRF also comprises:

Removing module, for any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, initiate Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, and described respective rule is carried out entity, and to judge the IP-CAN session of requested termination be that described respective rule is while carrying out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity this locality has, rule or the rule template rule that the indication of deletion described in index value is accordingly indicated with correspondence or the rule template and index value deletion accordingly of having preserved described PCRF this locality deleting indicated in the deletion of sending according to described respective rule execution entity,

Wherein, described last session refers to that described respective rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity this locality has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.

Wherein, during MTC equipment in described MTC equipment is MTC equipment group, described index value is uniquely identified index value in described MTC equipment group.

Further, described storage unit also for: described the 3rd transmitting element by described certain regular full content or rule template and and the index value of described correspondence be sent to described rule and carry out after entity preserves, preserve the corresponding relation of rule that described certain regular full content, described index value send or rule template, the index value sending and described rule execution entity.

The PCRF that the present embodiment provides, by being the relevant rule of session distribution PCC of MTC equipment, and the matching degree of the respective rule in each the regular PCC rule with having preserved in definite PCC rule of distributing, when certain regular matching degree is less than preset value, to respective rule, carry out entity and send this certain rule of distributing, when certain regular matching degree is not less than preset value, to respective rule, carry out entity and send the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that this certain regular PCC having preserved to PCRF is relevant, thereby make rule carry out entity and can go out corresponding PCC dependency rule according to this difference partial reduction, wherein, for the rule of described coupling without carrying out between entity and transmit in PCRF and rule, only need the rule of this coupling of transmission and the difference part between rule for distribution, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

Embodiment 10

Referring to Figure 10, the present embodiment provides a kind of rule to carry out entity, comprising:

Processing module 1001, for between the rule matching in receiving the rule that PCC that certain rule of the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant during difference part, certain rule described in restoring according to rule corresponding to the rule matching in the relevant rule of the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of described difference part and the preservation of described rule execution entity or rule template;

Preserve module 1002, for when receiving relevant regular of PCC that described certain session for described certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes, at described rule execution entity, preserve the relevant rule of PCC of described distribution.

Wherein, preserving module 1002 comprises:

Storage unit, for when receiving rule that described PCRF sends or rule template and accordingly during index value, preserve described rule or rule template and corresponding index value, described rule or rule template are that described PCRF is the relevant regular full content of PCC of certain session distribution of described certain MTC equipment.

Wherein, processing module 1001 comprises:

The first processing unit, for carry out entity when described rule, receive the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule of the rule that PCC that certain session for certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant or the difference between rule template partly and when the rule of described coupling or the index value of rule template, the rule of preserving from described rule execution entity according to described index value or rule template, obtain corresponding rule or rule template, according to the rule obtaining or rule template, go out described certain rule in the rule that described PCC is relevant with described difference partial reduction,

Wherein, the rule of described coupling or rule template refer to rule or the rule template that is not less than preset value in the local rule of preserving of described PCRF or rule template with certain regular matching degree of described distribution.

Wherein, processing module 1001 comprises:

The second processing unit, for when described rule, carry out that entity receives that described PCRF sends with the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template time, rule or the rule template of according to described index value, from described rule, carrying out entity preservation restore described certain rule the rule that described PCC is relevant;

Wherein, the rule of described and described certain rule match or rule template are in the described PCRF rule of preserving or rule template and do not have discrepant rule or rule template between described certain rule.

Wherein, described rule execution entity also comprises:

The first sending module, during for the IP-CAN session establishment request message of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group when certain MTC equipment place described in sending to described PCRF or session modification request message, in described session establishment request message or described session modification request message, carry the indication information of MTC equipment and the sign of described MTC equipment group.

Wherein, described rule execution entity also comprises:

The second sending module, for the PCC session management flow process of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, sends described rule to described PCRF and carries out rule or the list of rule template index value that entity is preserved.

Wherein, described rule execution entity also comprises:

Removing module, while initiating Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process for any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, whether described rule is carried out IP-CAN session that entity judges requested termination is that described rule is carried out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, if so, delete described rule and carry out rule or rule template and the corresponding index value that entity has been preserved;

Wherein, described last session refers to that described rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity this locality has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.

Further, described removing module also for:

If the IP-CAN session of described requested termination is described rule carries out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, described rule is carried out entity and is sent and delete indication to indicate described PCRF to delete according to deleting indication rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of deleting indication indication described in the rule of having preserved or rule template and corresponding index value to described PCRF.

The rule that the present embodiment provides is carried out entity, by preserve this rule when receiving relevant regular of PCC, between the rule matching in the relevant rule of certain PCC of having preserved to described PCRF of rule in the relevant rule of the PCC that receives distribution during difference part, according to this difference partial reduction, go out the rule that corresponding PCC is relevant, wherein, for the rule of described coupling without carrying out between entity and transmit in PCRF and rule, only need the rule of this coupling of transmission and the difference part between rule for distribution, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

Embodiment 11

Referring to Figure 11, the present embodiment provides the system of the regular transmission that a kind of policy control is relevant with charging, comprising: "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF 1101 and rule are carried out entity 1102.

Wherein, the function of PCRF 1101 is identical with the description in above-mentioned PCRF embodiment, and the function that rule is carried out entity 1102 is identical with the description in above-mentioned rule execution physical embodiment, does not repeat herein.

Described system can be carried out the method in above-mentioned either method embodiment, and detailed process is shown in the description in embodiment of the method.

The said system that the present embodiment provides, the session that is MTC equipment by PCRF distributes the relevant rule of PCC, if local, do not preserve the rule of mating with it, to rule, carry out entity and send this rule for distribution, if local, preserve the rule of mating with it, to rule, carry out entity and send the difference part between rule for distribution and the rule of mating, thereby make rule carry out entity and can go out corresponding PCC dependency rule according to this difference partial reduction, wherein, for the rule of described coupling without carrying out between entity and transmit in PCRF and rule, only need the rule of this coupling of transmission and the difference part between rule for distribution, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

Embodiment 12

The present embodiment provides a kind of PCRF, comprises processor and memory, for carrying out the method for the rule transmission that following policy control is relevant with charging:

"Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF is that certain session allocation strategy of certain machine type communication MTC equipment is controlled the rule relevant with charging PCC;

Described PCRF determines the matching degree of the respective rule in the rule that each the regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF in the rule that the PCC of described distribution is relevant is relevant; When certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule; When described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant.

Wherein, when described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant, comprising:

If described PCRF preserves rule or rule template with described certain rule match, and described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or rule template with described certain rule match, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends and the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template, and described certain rule and and the rule of described certain rule match or the difference part between rule template;

Wherein, be to be not less than rule or the rule template of described preset value with described certain regular matching degree with rule or the rule template of described certain rule match.

Wherein, when described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant, comprising:

If described PCRF preserves rule or rule template with described certain rule match, described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or the rule template with described certain rule match, and while there is no difference between described certain rule and the rule of described certain rule match or rule template, to described respective rule, carry out that entity sends and the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template or indication do not have discrepant indication information;

Wherein, be to be not less than rule or the rule template of described preset value with described certain regular matching degree with rule or the rule template of described certain rule match.

Wherein, when certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule, also comprises:

If there is no rule or rule template with described certain rule match in the rule that the PCC that described PCRF has preserved is relevant or rule template, described certain regular full content is preserved at described PCRF as regular or rule template, and by for described rule or rule template distribute corresponding index value to be kept at described PCRF, described certain regular full content and described index value are sent to the preservation of described respective rule execution entity.

Wherein, described method also comprises:

Any MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place is initiated Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, and described respective rule is carried out entity, and to judge the IP-CAN session of requested termination be described respective rule while carrying out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, described PCRF carries out according to described respective rule deletion indication that entity sends and deletes rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of deleting indication indication described in rule that described PCRF preserved or rule template and corresponding index value;

Wherein, described last session refers to that described respective rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.

Wherein, when having a plurality of PCRF to be the MTC devices allocation index value in described MTC equipment group, the index value that described each PCRF distributes is unique identification in described MTC equipment group.

Wherein, certain regular full content and described index value are sent to described respective rule and carry out after entity preserves, also comprise:

Described PCRF preserves the corresponding relation that described certain regular full content, described index value and described respective rule are carried out entity.

Wherein, when certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule, comprising:

When described rule is carried out entity and is carrying, binding and reporting events function BBERF, described certain rule is that service quality QoS rule or Event triggered are regular; Or,

When described rule execution entity is flow detection function TDF, described certain rule is ADC rule or Event triggered rule; Or,

When described rule execution entity is strategy and charge execution function PCEF, described certain rule is PCC rule, or application detects and control ADC rule, or, Event triggered rule.

The above-mentioned PCRF that the present embodiment provides, by being the relevant rule of session distribution PCC of MTC equipment, and the matching degree of the respective rule in each the regular PCC rule with having preserved in definite PCC rule of distributing, when certain regular matching degree is less than preset value, to respective rule, carry out entity and send this certain rule of distributing, when certain regular matching degree is not less than preset value, to respective rule, carry out entity and send the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that this certain regular PCC having preserved to PCRF is relevant, thereby make rule carry out entity and can go out corresponding PCC dependency rule according to this difference partial reduction, wherein, for the rule of described coupling without carrying out between entity and transmit in PCRF and rule, only need the rule of this coupling of transmission and the difference part between rule for distribution, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

Embodiment 13

The present embodiment provides a kind of rule to carry out entity, comprises processor and memory, for carrying out the method for the rule reception that following policy control is relevant with charging:

When rule is carried out entity and is received between the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant difference part, according to described difference part and described rule carry out rule corresponding to the rule matching in the rule that the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of entity preservation is relevant or rule template restore described in certain rule;

When described rule is carried out entity and received relevant regular of PCC that described certain session for described certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes, in described rule, carry out the relevant rule of PCC that entity is preserved described distribution.

Wherein, when described rule is carried out entity and received relevant regular of PCC that described certain session for described certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes, in described rule, carry out the relevant rule of PCC that entity is preserved described distribution, also comprise:

When described rule is carried out entity and is received rule that described PCRF sends or rule template and corresponding index value, preserve described rule or rule template and corresponding index value, described rule or rule template are that described PCRF is the relevant regular full content of PCC of certain session distribution of described certain MTC equipment.

Wherein, when rule is carried out entity and is received between the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant difference part, according to corresponding rule or the rule template of the rule matching in the relevant rule of the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of described difference part and the preservation of described rule execution entity, restore described certain rule, also comprise:

When described rule carries out that entity receives the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant or the difference between rule template partly and when the rule of described coupling or the index value of rule template, the rule of preserving from described rule execution entity according to described index value or rule template, obtain corresponding rule or rule template, according to the rule obtaining or rule template, go out described certain rule in the rule that described PCC is relevant with described difference partial reduction,

Wherein, the rule of described coupling or rule template refer to rule or the rule template that is not less than preset value in the local rule of preserving of described PCRF or rule template with certain regular matching degree of described distribution.

Wherein, when rule is carried out entity and is received between the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant difference part, according to corresponding rule or the rule template of the rule matching in the relevant rule of the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of described difference part and the preservation of described rule execution entity, restore described certain rule, comprising:

When described rule carry out that entity receives that described PCRF sends with the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template time, according to described index value, from described rule, carry out rule or the rule template that entity preserves and restore described certain rule the rule that described PCC is relevant;

Wherein, the rule of described and described certain rule match or rule template are not have discrepant rule or rule template between the described PCRF rule of preserving or rule template and described certain rule.

Wherein, described method also comprises:

When the IP-CAN session establishment request message of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at certain MTC equipment place described in described rule execution entity sends to described PCRF or session modification request message, in described session establishment request message or described session modification request message, carry the indication information of MTC equipment and the sign of described MTC equipment group.

Wherein, described method also comprises:

In the PCC session management flow process of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, described rule is carried out entity and is sent to described PCRF rule or the list of rule template index value that described rule execution entity is preserved.

Wherein, described method also comprises:

When any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place is initiated Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, whether described rule is carried out IP-CAN session that entity judges requested termination is that described rule is carried out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, if so, delete described rule and carry out rule or rule template and the corresponding index value that entity has been preserved;

Wherein, described last session refers to that described rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity this locality has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.

Wherein, described method also comprises:

If the IP-CAN session of described requested termination is described rule carries out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, described rule is carried out entity and is sent and delete indication to indicate described PCRF to delete according to deleting indication rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of deleting indication indication described in the rule of having preserved or rule template and corresponding index value to described PCRF.

Wherein, it is carrying, binding and reporting events function BBERF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is service quality QoS rule or Event triggered rule; Or,

It is flow detection function TDF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is ADC rule or Event triggered rule; Or,

It is strategy and charge execution function PCEF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is PCC rule, application detects and control ADC rule or Event triggered rule.

The above-mentioned rule that the present embodiment provides is carried out entity, by preserve this rule when receiving relevant regular of PCC, between the rule matching in the relevant rule of certain PCC of having preserved to described PCRF of rule in the relevant rule of the PCC that receives distribution during difference part, according to this difference partial reduction, go out the rule that corresponding PCC is relevant, wherein, for the rule of described coupling without carrying out between entity and transmit in PCRF and rule, only need the rule of this coupling of transmission and the difference part between rule for distribution, greatly reduced the transinformation between equipment, reduced the load of network, saved network transmission resource, especially for the MTC equipment of magnanimity, avoided unnecessary waste.

One of ordinary skill in the art will appreciate that all or part of step that realizes above-described embodiment can complete by hardware, also can come the hardware that instruction is relevant to complete by program, described program can be stored in a kind of computer-readable recording medium, the above-mentioned storage medium of mentioning can be read-only memory, disk or CD etc.

The foregoing is only preferred embodiment of the present invention, in order to limit the present invention, within the spirit and principles in the present invention not all, any modification of doing, be equal to replacement, improvement etc., within all should being included in protection scope of the present invention.

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1. the method that the rule that policy control is relevant with charging sends, is characterized in that, described method comprises:
"Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF is that certain session allocation strategy of certain machine type communication MTC equipment is controlled the rule relevant with charging PCC;
Described PCRF determines the matching degree of the respective rule in the rule that each the regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF in the rule that the PCC of described distribution is relevant is relevant; When certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule; When described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant.
2. method according to claim 1, it is characterized in that, when described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant, comprising:
If described PCRF preserves rule or rule template with described certain rule match, and described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or rule template with described certain rule match, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends and the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template, and described certain rule and and the rule of described certain rule match or the difference part between rule template;
Wherein, be to be not less than rule or the rule template of described preset value with described certain regular matching degree with rule or the rule template of described certain rule match.
3. method according to claim 1, it is characterized in that, when described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant, comprising:
If described PCRF preserves rule or rule template with described certain rule match, described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or the rule template with described certain rule match, and while there is no difference between described certain rule and the rule of described certain rule match or rule template, to described respective rule, carry out that entity sends and the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template or indication do not have discrepant indication information;
Wherein, be to be not less than rule or the rule template of described preset value with described certain regular matching degree with rule or the rule template of described certain rule match.
4. method according to claim 1, is characterized in that, when certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule, also comprises:
If there is no rule or rule template with described certain rule match in the rule that the PCC that described PCRF has preserved is relevant or rule template, described certain regular full content is preserved at described PCRF as regular or rule template, and by for described rule or rule template distribute corresponding index value to be kept at described PCRF, described certain regular full content and described index value are sent to the preservation of described respective rule execution entity.
5. method according to claim 4, is characterized in that, described method also comprises:
Any MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place is initiated Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, and described respective rule is carried out entity, and to judge the IP-CAN session of requested termination be described respective rule while carrying out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, described PCRF carries out according to described respective rule deletion indication that entity sends and deletes rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of deleting indication indication described in rule that described PCRF preserved or rule template and corresponding index value;
Wherein, described last session refers to that described respective rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.
6. method according to claim 4, is characterized in that, when having a plurality of PCRF to be the MTC devices allocation index value in described MTC equipment group, the index value that described each PCRF distributes is unique identification in described MTC equipment group.
7. method according to claim 4, is characterized in that, certain regular full content and described index value is sent to described respective rule and carries out after entity preserves, and also comprises:
Described PCRF preserves the corresponding relation that described certain regular full content, described index value and described respective rule are carried out entity.
8. according to the method described in any one in claim 1 to 7, it is characterized in that, when certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule, comprising:
When described rule is carried out entity and is carrying, binding and reporting events function BBERF, described certain rule is that service quality QoS rule or Event triggered are regular; Or,
When described rule execution entity is flow detection function TDF, described certain rule is ADC rule or Event triggered rule; Or,
When described rule execution entity is strategy and charge execution function PCEF, described certain rule is PCC rule, or application detects and control ADC rule, or, Event triggered rule.
9. the method that the rule that policy control is relevant with charging receives, is characterized in that, described method comprises:
When rule is carried out entity and is received between the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant difference part, according to described difference part and described rule carry out rule corresponding to the rule matching in the rule that the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of entity preservation is relevant or rule template restore described in certain rule;
When described rule is carried out entity and received relevant regular of PCC that described certain session for described certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes, in described rule, carry out the relevant rule of PCC that entity is preserved described distribution.
10. method according to claim 9, it is characterized in that, when described rule is carried out entity and is received relevant regular of PCC that described certain session for described certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes, in described rule, carry out the relevant rule of PCC that entity is preserved described distribution, also comprise:
When described rule is carried out entity and is received rule that described PCRF sends or rule template and corresponding index value, preserve described rule or rule template and corresponding index value, described rule or rule template are that described PCRF is the relevant regular full content of PCC of certain session distribution of described certain MTC equipment.
11. methods according to claim 9, it is characterized in that, when rule is carried out entity and is received between the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant difference part, according to corresponding rule or the rule template of the rule matching in the relevant rule of the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of described difference part and the preservation of described rule execution entity, restore described certain rule, also comprise:
When described rule carries out that entity receives the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant or the difference between rule template partly and when the rule of described coupling or the index value of rule template, the rule of preserving from described rule execution entity according to described index value or rule template, obtain corresponding rule or rule template, according to the rule obtaining or rule template, go out described certain rule in the rule that described PCC is relevant with described difference partial reduction,
Wherein, the rule of described coupling or rule template refer to rule or the rule template that is not less than preset value in the local rule of preserving of described PCRF or rule template with certain regular matching degree of described distribution.
12. methods according to claim 9, it is characterized in that, when rule is carried out entity and is received between the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule in the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant difference part, according to corresponding rule or the rule template of the rule matching in the relevant rule of the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of described difference part and the preservation of described rule execution entity, restore described certain rule, comprising:
When described rule carry out that entity receives that described PCRF sends with the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template time, according to described index value, from described rule, carry out rule or the rule template that entity preserves and restore described certain rule the rule that described PCC is relevant;
Wherein, the rule of described and described certain rule match or rule template are not have discrepant rule or rule template between the described PCRF rule of preserving or rule template and described certain rule.
13. methods according to claim 9, is characterized in that, described method also comprises:
When the IP-CAN session establishment request message of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at certain MTC equipment place described in described rule execution entity sends to described PCRF or session modification request message, in described session establishment request message or described session modification request message, carry the indication information of MTC equipment and the sign of described MTC equipment group.
14. methods according to claim 9, is characterized in that, described method also comprises:
In the PCC session management flow process of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, described rule is carried out entity and is sent to described PCRF rule or the list of rule template index value that described rule execution entity is preserved.
15. methods according to claim 10, is characterized in that, described method also comprises:
When any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place is initiated Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, whether described rule is carried out IP-CAN session that entity judges requested termination is that described rule is carried out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, if so, delete described rule and carry out rule or rule template and the corresponding index value that entity has been preserved;
Wherein, described last session refers to that described rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity this locality has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.
16. methods according to claim 15, is characterized in that, described method also comprises:
If the IP-CAN session of described requested termination is described rule carries out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, described rule is carried out entity and is sent and delete indication to indicate described PCRF to delete according to deleting indication rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of deleting indication indication described in the rule of having preserved or rule template and corresponding index value to described PCRF.
17. according to the method described in any one in claim 9 to 16, it is characterized in that,
It is carrying, binding and reporting events function BBERF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is service quality QoS rule or Event triggered rule; Or,
It is flow detection function TDF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is ADC rule or Event triggered rule; Or,
It is strategy and charge execution function PCEF that described rule is carried out entity, and described rule is PCC rule, application detects and control ADC rule or Event triggered rule.
18. 1 kinds of "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF, is characterized in that, described PCFR comprises:
Distribution module, is used to certain session allocation strategy of certain machine type communication MTC equipment to control the rule relevant with charging PCC;
Control module, for the matching degree of the respective rule in the relevant rule of each regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF of the relevant rule of the PCC of definite described module assigns; When certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is less than preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to corresponding rule and sends described certain rule; When described certain the regular matching degree in the relevant rule of the PCC of described distribution is not less than described preset value, described PCRF carries out entity to described respective rule and sends the difference part between the rule matching in the rule that described certain regular PCC having preserved to described PCRF is relevant.
19. PCRF according to claim 18, is characterized in that, described control module comprises:
The first transmitting element, if preserve rule or the rule template with described certain rule match for described PCRF, and described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or rule template with described certain rule match, to described respective rule, carry out entity and send and the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template, and described certain rule and and the rule of described certain rule match or the difference part between rule template;
Wherein, be to be not less than rule or the rule template of described preset value with described certain regular matching degree with rule or the rule template of described certain rule match.
20. PCRF according to claim 18, is characterized in that, described control module comprises:
The second transmitting element, if preserve rule or the rule template with described certain rule match for described PCRF, described respective rule execution entity is also preserved rule or the rule template with described certain rule match, and described certain rule and and the rule of described certain rule match or rule template between there is no difference, to described respective rule, carry out entity and send with the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template or indication and do not have discrepant indication information;
Wherein, be to be not less than rule or the rule template of described preset value with described certain regular matching degree with rule or the rule template of described certain rule match.
21. PCRF according to claim 18, is characterized in that, described control module comprises:
Storage unit, if the rule that the PCC having preserved for described PCRF is relevant does not have rule or rule template with described certain rule match, described certain regular full content is preserved at described PCRF as regular or rule template, and the corresponding index value for described rule or rule template distribution is kept to described PCRF;
The 3rd transmitting element, is sent to the preservation of described rule execution entity for described certain regular full content and the described index value that described storage unit is obtained.
22. PCRF according to claim 21, is characterized in that, described PCRF also comprises:
Removing module, for any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, initiate Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process, and described respective rule is carried out entity, and to judge the IP-CAN session of requested termination be that described respective rule is while carrying out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, the rule that described in the rule that the described PCRF of deletion indication deletion sending according to described respective rule execution entity has preserved or rule template and corresponding index value, deletion indication is indicated or rule template and corresponding index value,
Wherein, described last session refers to that described respective rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity this locality has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.
23. PCRF according to claim 21, is characterized in that, during MTC equipment in described MTC equipment is MTC equipment group, described index value is unique identification in described MTC equipment group.
24. PCRF according to claim 21, it is characterized in that, described storage unit also for: at described the 3rd transmitting element, described certain regular full content and described index value are sent to described rule and carry out after entity preserves, preserve the corresponding relation of described certain regular full content, described index value and described rule execution entity.
25. 1 kinds of rules are carried out entity, it is characterized in that, described rule is carried out entity and comprised:
Processing module, for between the rule matching in receiving the rule that PCC that certain rule of the rule that PCC that certain session for certain machine type communication MTC equipment that "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant during difference part, certain rule described in restoring according to rule corresponding to the rule matching in the relevant rule of the PCC having preserved to described PCRF of described difference part and the preservation of described rule execution entity or rule template;
Preserve module, for when receiving relevant regular of PCC that described certain session for described certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes, at described rule execution entity, preserve the relevant rule of PCC of described distribution.
26. rules according to claim 25 are carried out entity, it is characterized in that, described preservation module comprises:
Storage unit, for when receiving rule that described PCRF sends or rule template and accordingly during index value, preserve described rule or rule template and corresponding index value, described rule or rule template are that described PCRF is the relevant regular full content of PCC of certain session distribution of described certain MTC equipment.
27. rules according to claim 25 are carried out entity, it is characterized in that, described processing module comprises:
The first processing unit, for carry out entity when described rule, receive the rule matching in the rule that PCC that certain rule of the rule that PCC that certain session for certain MTC equipment that described PCRF sends distributes is relevant preserved to described PCRF is relevant or the difference between rule template partly and when the rule of described coupling or the index value of rule template, the rule of preserving from described rule execution entity according to described index value or rule template, obtain corresponding rule or rule template, according to the rule obtaining or rule template, go out described certain rule in the rule that described PCC is relevant with described difference partial reduction,
Wherein, the rule of described coupling or rule template refer to rule or the rule template that is not less than preset value in the local rule of preserving of described PCRF or rule template with certain regular matching degree of described distribution.
28. rules according to claim 25 are carried out entity, it is characterized in that, described processing module comprises:
The second processing unit, for when described rule, carry out that entity receives that described PCRF sends with the rule of described certain rule match or the index value of rule template time, rule or the rule template of according to described index value, from described rule, carrying out entity preservation restore described certain rule the rule that described PCC is relevant;
Wherein, the rule of described and described certain rule match or rule template are in the described PCRF rule of preserving or rule template and do not have discrepant rule or rule template between described certain rule.
29. rules according to claim 25 are carried out entity, it is characterized in that, described rule is carried out entity and also comprised:
The first sending module, during for the IP-CAN session establishment request message of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group when certain MTC equipment place described in sending to described PCRF or session modification request message, in described session establishment request message or described session modification request message, carry the indication information of MTC equipment and the sign of described MTC equipment group.
30. rules according to claim 25 are carried out entity, it is characterized in that, described rule is carried out entity and also comprised:
The second sending module, for the PCC session management flow process of any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, sends described rule to described PCRF and carries out rule or the list of rule template index value that entity is preserved.
31. rules according to claim 26 are carried out entity, it is characterized in that, described rule is carried out entity and also comprised:
Removing module, while initiating Internet protocol connected reference network IP-CAN session termination flow process for any the MTC equipment in the MTC equipment group at described certain MTC equipment place, whether described rule is carried out IP-CAN session that entity judges requested termination is that described rule is carried out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, if so, delete described rule and carry out rule or rule template and the corresponding index value that entity has been preserved;
Wherein, described last session refers to that described rule carries out the session without other except described last session of MTC equipment that entity this locality has described last session, and the equal sessionless of other MTC equipment except the MTC equipment of last session described in having in described MTC equipment group.
32. rules according to claim 31 are carried out entities, it is characterized in that, described removing module also for:
If the IP-CAN session of described requested termination is described rule carries out last session in the described MTC equipment group that entity has, described rule is carried out entity and is sent and delete indication to indicate described PCRF to delete according to deleting indication rule or rule template and the corresponding index value of deleting indication indication described in the rule of having preserved or rule template and corresponding index value to described PCRF.
The system of the regular transmission that 33. 1 kinds of policy control are relevant with charging, is characterized in that, described system comprises: the "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF as described in claim 18 to 24 and the rule as described in claim 25 to 32 are carried out entity.
34. 1 kinds of "Policy and Charging Rules Function PCRF, is characterized in that, described PCFR comprises processor and memory, the method sending for the policy control rule relevant with charging of carrying out as described in claim 1 to 8 any one.
35. 1 kinds of rules are carried out entity, it is characterized in that, described rule is carried out entity and comprised processor and memory, the method receiving for the policy control rule relevant with charging of carrying out as described in claim 9 to 17 any one.
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