Symptoms Automation Framework (SAF) V1.0 CS02 published

We are pleased to announce the approval and publication of a new Committee Specification by the members of the OASIS Symptoms Automation Framework (SAF) TC:

Symptoms Automation Framework (SAF) Version 1.0
Committee Specification 02
30 January 2013


This document normatively defines a reference architecture for the Symptoms Automation Framework, a tool in the automatic detection, optimization, and remediation of operational aspects of complex systems, notably data centers. It also provides a non-normative XML data model, based on a pseudo schema and an XSD.

The prose specification and related files are available here:

Editable source (Authoritative):



XML Schema:

Distribution ZIP files

For your convenience, OASIS provides a complete package of each prose specification and related files in a ZIP distribution file. You can download the ZIP files here:

Members of the SAF Technical Committee [1] requested a Special Majority Vote to approve this specification as a Committee Specification. The specification had been released for public review as required by the TC Process [2]. The vote to approve as a Committee Specification passed [3], and the approved CS02 is now available online in the OASIS Library as referenced above.

Our congratulations to the TC on achieving this milestone.

========== Additional references:

[1] OASIS Symptoms Automation Framework (SAF) TC

[2] Public reviews:
15-day public review, 5 December 2012:
30-day public review, 20 January 2012:

[3] Approval ballot:

Associated TC: 
Symptoms Automation Framework (SAF)