GenericTestMechanismTypeGeneric Test Mechanism Instance Schema

The GenericTestMechanismType specifies an instantial extension from the abstract TestMechanismType intended to support the generic inclusion of any test mechanism content.


Field Name Type Description
@idoptional QName

Specifies a unique ID for this Test Mechanism.

@idrefoptional QName

Specifies a reference to the ID of a Test Mechanism specified elsewhere.

When idref is specified, the id attribute must not be specified, and any instance of this Test Mechanism should not hold content.

Efficacy0..1 StatementType

The Efficacy field provides an assertion of likely effectiveness of this TestMechanism to detect the targeted cyber Observables. The field includes a description of the asserted efficacy of this TestMechanism and a confidence held in the asserted efficacy of this TestMechanism to detect the targeted cyber Observables.

Producer0..1 InformationSourceType

The Producer field details the source of this entry.

@reference_locationoptional anyURI

Specifies a reference URL for the location of the Generic Test Mechanism.

Description0..n StructuredTextType

A structured Description of this Generic Test Mechanism.

Type0..1 ControlledVocabularyStringType

Specifies the type of Generic Test Mechanism.

Specification0..1 EncodedCDATAType

The Specification field encapsulates any test mechnism specification in its native format within a string field. The specification should be within a CDATA construct within the string field.