|author||Trevor Bramwell <email@example.com>||2019-04-01 23:26:05 -0700|
|committer||Dan Xu <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2019-07-10 07:23:35 +0000|
diff --git a/docs/testing/user/certificationworkflow/index.rst b/docs/testing/user/certificationworkflow/index.rst
index 1dd9995..dba8adf 100644
@@ -11,49 +11,51 @@ OVP Workflow
-This document provides guidance for prospective participants on how to obtain 'OPNFV Verified'
-status. The OPNFV Verified Program (OVP) is administered by the OPNFV Compliance and Certification
+This document provides guidance for prospective participants on how to
+obtain "OPNFV Verified" for products and services. The OPNFV
+Verification Program (OVP) is administered by the LF Networking
+Compliance and Verification (C&V) Committee.
-For further information about the workflow and general inquiries about the
-program, please check out the `OVP web portal`_, or contact
-the C&C committee by email address email@example.com. This email address should be used
-for all communication with the OVP.
+For further information about the workflow and general inquiries about
+the program, please check out the `OVP landing page`_, or contact the
+C&V committee by email address firstname.lastname@example.org. This email address
+should be used for all communication with the OVP.
Step 1: Participation Form Submission
-A participant should start the process by submitting an online participation form. The participation
-form can found on the `OVP web portal`_ or directly at `OVP participation form`_ and the
-following information must be provided:
+A participant should start the process by submitting an online
+participation form. The participation form can be found on the `OVP
+landing page`_. Submitters are asked for the following information:
- Organization name
-- Organization website (if public)
-- Product name and/or identifier
-- Product specifications
-- Product public documentation
-- Product categories, choose one: (i) software and hardware (ii) software
- and third party hardware (please specify)
-- Primary contact name, business email, postal address and phone number
- Only the primary contact email address should be used for
- official communication with OPNFV OVP.
-- User ID for OVP web portal
- The OVP web portal supports the Linux Foundation user ID in the current release.
- If a new user ID is needed, visit https://identity.linuxfoundation.org.
-- Location where the verification testing is to be conducted. Choose one:
- (internal vendor lab, third-party lab)
-- If the test is to be conducted by a third-party lab, please specify
- name and contact information of the third-party lab, including email, address and
- phone number.
-- OVP software version for compliance verification
-- Testing date
-Once the participation form information is received and in order, an email response will be
-sent to the primary contact with confirmation and information to proceed. The primary contact
-specified in the participation form will be entered into OVP web portal back-end by the program
-administrator and will be permitted to submit results for review on behalf of their organization.
-There is no fee at this time for participation in the OVP.
+- Contact name
+- Contact address
+- Contact telephone
+- Contact email
+- Membership status in LF Networking
+- Qualifying Offerings Information
+- Testing Category
+- Product Category
+- User ID
+- Version of Testing Tools
+- Testing Date
+- Testing Location
+- Third-party lab information (if any)
+Once the participation form information is received and in order, an
+email response will be sent to the primary contact with confirmation and
+information to proceed. The primary contact specified in the
+participation form will be entered into the corresponding OVP web portal
+back-end by the program administrator and will be permitted to submit
+results for review on behalf of their organization. The OVP NFVI Portal
+can be found here (https://nfvi-verified.lfnetworking.org) and the OVP
+VNF Portal can be found here (https://vnf-verified.lfnetworking.org).
+There is no fee at this time for participation in the OVP for LF
+Networking (LFN) members or non-profit organizations. If not a member of
+LFN, please contact `LF Networking`_ for participation fee information.
Step 2: Testing
@@ -72,15 +74,16 @@ Step 3: Submitting Test Results
Users/testers other than the primary contact may use the OVP web portal as a resource to upload,
evaluate and share results in a private manner. Testers can upload the test results to the
-`OVP web portal`_. By default, the results are visible only to the tester who uploaded the data.
+OVP web portal (either NFVI or VNF). By default, the results are visible only to the tester who uploaded the data.
Testers can self-review the test results through the portal until they are ready to ask
for OVP review. They may also add new test results as needed.
Once the tester is satisfied with the test result, the primary contact grants access to the test
-result for OVP review using a 'submit for review' operation via the portal. The test result is
-identified by the unique Test ID and becomes visible to a review group comprised of OPNFV
+result for OVP review using a 'submit for review' operation via the portal. During this step,
+a new window may be appeared to ask primary contact to complete the application form online.
+Then the test result is identified by the unique Test ID and becomes visible to a review group
+comprised of OPNFV community members.
When a test result is made visible to the reviewers, the program administrator will ask for
volunteers from the review group using the email@example.com email and CC the primary contact
@@ -97,28 +100,27 @@ organizations will not be part of the reviewers.
The primary contact may be asked via email for any missing information or clarification of the
test results. The reviewers will make a determination and recommend compliance or non-compliance
-to the C&C Committee. A positive review requires a minimum of two approvals from two distinct
-organizations without any negative reviews. The program administrator sends an email to OVP/C&C
+to the C&V Committee. A positive review requires a minimum of two approvals from two distinct
+organizations without any negative reviews. The program administrator sends an email to OVP/C&V
emails announcing a positive review. A one week limit is given for issues to be raised. If no
-issue is raised, the C&C Committee approves the result and the program administrator sends an
-email to OVP/C&C emails stating the result is approved.
+issue is raised, the C&V Committee approves the result and the program administrator sends an
+email to OVP/C&V emails stating the result is approved.
Normally, the outcome of the review should be communicated to the primary contact within 10
business days after all required information is in order.
-If a test result is denied, an appeal can be made to the C&C Committee for arbitration.
+If a test result is denied, an appeal can be made to the C&V Committee for arbitration.
Step 5: Grant of Use of Program Marks
If an application is approved, further information will be communicated to the primary contact
-on the guidelines of using OVP Program Marks (including OVP logo) and the status of compliance
-for promotional purposes.
+that includes badges and on the guidelines of using OVP Program Marks for marketing and promotional purposes.
-.. _`OVP web portal`: https://verified.opnfv.org
-.. _`OVP participation form`: https://na3.docusign.net/Member/PowerFormSigning.aspx?PowerFormId=dc24bf38-ea41-40d4-9e58-9babc6eec778
+.. _`OVP landing page`: https://www.lfnetworking.org/ovp/
+.. _`LF Networking`: https://www.lfnetworking.org/membership/join/