NBI - Developer Guide


NBI is a Java 11 web application built over Spring Framework. Using Spring Boot 2.2.2 dependencies, it runs as a standalone application with an embedded Tomcat server.


This project use various framework which are managed with Maven dependency management tool (see pom.xml file at root level) :


A configuration file, src/main/resources/application-localhost.properties list all the component interface that can be configured depending on the environment were the application is deployed. By default, the application runs with an embedded both MongoDB and MariaDB local instance. This file also list configurations of all the REST interface maid from NBI to other ONAP component such as SDC, AA&I and SO.

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This application provides ServiceOrder, ServiceCatalag and ServiceInventory as main functional resources and HealthCheck. Each resource is implemented independently in a package corresponding to its name.

commons , configuration, and exceptions are shared technical classes that provided for all the application.

Running and testing the application


Ensure that you have a MongoDB and MariaDB instance running and properly configured in application.properties file. Run Application.java class in your favorite IDE

Or through a terminal, ensure that your maven installation is works and run mvn spring-boot:run command to start the application.


Requirements: Docker engine and docker-compose.

To start the application:

  1. Generate the application .jar file: $ mvn clean package

  2. Configure the .env file

  3. Start the MariaDB and MongoDB services: $ docker-compose up -d mongo mariadb

  4. Build and start the NBI service: $ docker-compose up –build -d nbi

You can view the log output of the application with the following command:

$ docker-compose logs -f nbi

Testing When the application is running, you can access the API at http://yourhostname:8080/nbi/api/v4 and fill the URL with the name of the resources you asking for (/serviceSpecification, /service, /serviceOrder or /status) You can run a test by using VisualStudio RestClient plugin See the restclient package at root level to find .vscode/settings.json configuration file and /json/ package with samples requests that can be run. You can also trigger these endpoints with any RESTful client or automation framework.