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Viewing Service Definitions


The Manage Service Definitions inventory page allows you, the Service Designer, to view the status of service definitions and list of service definitions that you have created to include in service orders.

Service definitions are listed by name.

Select Service Design > Manage Service Definitions to view and perform actions on service definitions. From the Manage Service Definitions inventory page, you can publish, unpublish, and delete service definitions.

Tabular View

In tabular view, service definition information appears in table rows and columns.

Table 1 describes the information presented in the table.

Table 1: Service Definition Table Fields




The unique name assigned to the service definition.


One of the following values:

  • Published—The service definition is available for use by service provisioners.

  • Unpublished—The service definition is not yet available for use by service provisioners.

Service Type

One of the following:

  • E-Line pseudowire (LDP)

  • E-Line pseudowire (BGP)

  • E-LAN (MultiPoint-to-MultiPoint)

  • E-LAN (Point-to-MultiPoint)

  • IP (Full Mesh)

  • IP (Hub-Spoke 1 Interface)


One of the following values:

  • BGP

  • LDP


Type of pseudowire configured for the service.


A brief comment or easily-identifiable description specified for the service definition.

Use Count

Number of service orders with which this service definition has been associated.

Created By

The screen name of the user who created the service definition.

Created Date

The date and Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) time when you created the service definition.

Service Templates

Names of the service templates with which the service definition is associated. The Default Service Template column indicates whether the attached template is the default template.

Searching for Service Definitions

To search for a specific service definition, start typing it’s name in the Search field. The service definition name(s) starting with the letters you type are listed in the Search drop-down list box.

If you create tags to categorize service definitions, start typing the tag name in the Search field. Service definitions with the tag you type appears.

Viewing Service Definition Details

To view service definition detailed information, double-click the service definition row.

The Service Definition Details page displays a summary of the service definition settings: General, Connectivity, and UNI settings.

Performing Actions on Service Definitions

From the Manage Service Definitions inventory page you can perform the following actions: