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Protocol (UPDM - DoDAF aliases)
To create a Protocol:
From an Architectural Description or Service Description: right-click the Architectural Description or Service Description, point to New, point to DoDAF, point to Standard, and then click Protocol.
From an StdV-2 Standards Definition: click the Protocol toolbar button, and then click in free space on the diagram.
When shown on an StdV-2 Standards Definition, a Protocol appears as follows:
When shown on an StdV-2 Protocol Layer Definition, a Protocol appears as follows:
The following relationships are of importance to a Protocol:
Conforms relationships between a Protocol and elements that conform to that Protocol. To create a Conforms relationship from an element: right-click the element, point to Links, and then click Conforms To.
Forecast relationships link a Protocol to forecasted future Protocol elements.
Used as a type for Protocol Layer elements.
The following sections provide information about how a Protocol is used in the model.
Create a Protocol from
Architectural Description
Service Description
StdV-2 Standards Definition
Create from a Protocol
In addition to the UPDM elements that can be created from all UPDM elements ( Representation, Definition, Information, and Metadata):
Protocol Layer
StdV-2 Protocol Layer Definition
Shown on these diagrams, tables and matrices
In addition to the AV-2 Integrated Dictionary and StdV-1 Standards Profile, which can show all UPDM elements:
StdV-2 Standards Definition
StdV-2 Protocol Layer Definition
StdV-2 Standards Forecast Table
UPDM writeable properties
The following writeable properties are available on the Protocol tab of a Protocol element's Property Pages: