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VNFM (Virtual Network Functions Manager)


Term
VNFM (Virtual Network Functions Manager)

Abbreviation
VNFM

Definition
A VNFM (Virtual Network Functions Manager) manages VNFs (Virtual Network Functions). It manages the lifecycle of VNFs by creating, maintaining and terminating VNF instances. It is responsible for the fault, configuration, accounting, performance and security management of VNFs, and It scales VNFs, which results in scaling of CPU usage.

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