DICOM PS3.8 2019b - Network Communication Support for Message Exchange

9.3.4 A-ASSOCIATE-RJ PDU Structure

An A-ASSOCIATE-RJ PDU shall be made of a sequence of mandatory fields. Table 9-21 shows the sequence of the mandatory fields.

Table 9-21. ASSOCIATE-RJ PDU Fields

PDU bytes

Field name

Description of field

1

PDU-type

03H

2

Reserved

This reserved field shall be sent with a value 00H but not tested to this value when received.

3-6

PDU-length

This PDU-length shall be the number of bytes from the first byte of the following field to the last byte of the Reason/Diag. field. In the case of this PDU, it shall have the fixed value of 00000004H encoded as an unsigned binary number.

7

Reserved

This reserved field shall be sent with a value 00H but not tested to this value when received.

8

Result

This Result field shall contain an integer value encoded as an unsigned binary number. One of the following values shall be used:

1 - rejected-permanent

2 - rejected-transient

9

Source

This Source field shall contain an integer value encoded as an unsigned binary number. One of the following values shall be used:

1 - DICOM UL service-user

2 - DICOM UL service-provider (ACSE related function)

3 - DICOM UL service-provider (Presentation related function)

10

Reason/Diag.

This field shall contain an integer value encoded as an unsigned binary number. If the Source field has the value (1) "DICOM UL service-user", it shall take one of the following:

1 - no-reason-given

2 - application-context-name-not-supported

3 - calling-AE-title-not-recognized

4-6 - reserved

7 - called-AE-title-not-recognized

8-10 - reserved

If the Source field has the value (2) "DICOM UL service provided (ACSE related function)", it shall take one of the following:

1 - no-reason-given

2 - protocol-version-not-supported

If the Source field has the value (3) "DICOM UL service provided (Presentation related function)", it shall take one of the following:

0 - reserved

1 - temporary-congestio

2 - local-limit-exceeded

3-7 - reserved

Note

The reserved fields are used to preserve symmetry with OSI ACSE/Presentation Services and Protocols.


DICOM PS3.8 2019b - Network Communication Support for Message Exchange