wiki:APRAGENI/GREE-SC2013/Prework

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Prework for GREE-SC 2013

Attendee Checklist

Before you arrive at the summer camp make sure that:

  1. You get an account at the GENI Experimenter Portal ([#AttendeePortalAccount instructions)
  2. You get an account at the ORBIT Wimax Lab (instructions follow)
  3. Identify a laptop that you can bring with you to the summer camp with:
    • at least 4GB of memory
    • a modern processor at least dual core and >1.5 GHz, (no Intel Atom, no netbooks, no tablets)
    • a wi-fi and an ethernet interface
  4. Install VirtualBox on the above laptop (instructions follow)

Student: Portal Instructions

For the tutorials at the summer camp you will need to get an account at the GENI Experimenter Portal by following these instructions.

Student: ORBIT Instructions

This account will give you access to the Wimax/ORBIT testbed located at Rutgers University. Please request for an account following these steps:

  1. Make sure that your institution shows up in the drop-down menu of the "Organization" field.
    • If it is not listed please wait for your adviser to register your organization.
  2. Fill out the form and include ""GREE Summer camp 2013" in the "comments" section of the form

Professor Instructions

Professor: Portal Instructions

Professor: ORBIT Instructions

Portal Account Instructions

The GENI Experimenter Portal is federated with InCommon. You may be a member of an institution which is a member of InCommon [1]. If so, you may just be able to log in to the GENI Experimenter Portal using your regular home institution username and password. (Note that GENI never sees your username and password, only some information about who you are.)

Please try logging into the GENI Experimenter Portal:

  1. Go to https://portal.geni.net and click the big orange "Use GENI" button
  2. On the institution chooser page, select your home institution. The text entry field will autocomplete institutions if you type in a few characters. Or you can choose the "pick from list" option and find your institution on the drop down box.

IF your institution does not appear here, STOP and fill out this form: https://portal.geni.net/idp/request.html

  1. Click "Continue". You should be redirected to your home institution's login page.
  2. Type in your usual home institution Username and Password. Again, note that this is not sent to GENI.
  3. You should be redirected to a GENI agreement page.

IF this does not happen, STOP and fill out this form: https://portal.geni.net/idp/request.html

  1. Check both boxes and submit the page to indicate that you agree to all policies and agree to let the portal work on your behalf.

Congratulations, you're done! You should now be at the portal home page and you are ready for the summer camp.

If you have any problems or questions, please contact portal-help@geni.net and we'll help you out.

VirtualBox instructions