Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

A ConnectionGroup references two or more Connections expressing that the physical realization of the referenced Connection shall be somehow grouped e.g. twisted. For complex structures a ConnectionGroup can specify subgroups.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner schematic
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier ConfigurableElement
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 0..1

Specifies a unique identification of the ConnectionGroup. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the ConnectionSpecification.

connectionGroupType String 1

Specifies the type of the connectionGroup (e.g. twisted).

installationInstruction Instruction 0..*

Specifies additional InstallationInstructions for the ConnectionGroup.

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Room for additional, human readable information about the ConnectionGroup.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
ConnectionGroup subGroup 0..* 0..1 Specifies the ConnectionGroups that are a subgroup of this ConnectionGroup.
Connection connection 2..* 0..* References the Connections that are grouped by the ConnectionGroup.
NetGroup netGroup 0..1 0..* References the NetworkGroup that is realized by the ComponentGroup.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
ConnectionSpecification 0..1 connectionGroup 0..* Specifies the ConnectionGroup defined by the ConnectionSpecification.
ConnectionGroup 0..1 subGroup 0..* Specifies the ConnectionGroups that are a subgroup of this ConnectionGroup.