Copyright © 2015-2016 Open Baton. Licensed under Apache v2 License. The Generic VNFManager is an implementation of a VNF Manager following the ETSI MANO specifications. t works as intermediate component between the NFVO and the VNFs, particularly the Virtual Machines on top of which the VNF software is installed. In order to complete the lifecycle of a VNF, it interoperates with the Element Management System (EMS) acting as an agent inside the VMs and executing scripts containeed in the vnf package. This VNFM may be assigned the management of a single VNF instance, or the management of multiple VNF instances of the same type or of different types.