A Java construct to declare a set of methods that other classes may implement. IData in the Integration Server environment is a Java interface, implemented by an internal class. Also, interface is a deprecated term used to describe what are now called folders for organizing services, records and schemas within Integration Server.
stereotype=indicates a set of operations that may be defined by one or more classes and used by one or more classes. An interface is an abstraction with no implementation and no attributes. [ uml.interface.gif ] [ uml.client.gif
The materialisation of Reference Points when external physical connections to them are required. The Interoperable Interface defines the Protocol suite and the messages carried by protocol. Transaction oriented interoperable Interfaces are based upon an object oriented view of the communication and so all the messages carried deal with object manipulations. It is the formally defined set of Protocols, procedures, message formats and semantics used for Management communications. It is always indicated by upper case. source: ITU-T M.3010, Q3 domain: TMN usage: EU-P109, EU-P103