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Getting Started With GENI - Part II Exercise 2


Tutorial Setup

Create a Layer 2 connection between two VMs.

Learn how to program Layer 2 sockets in Linux by modifying the PingPlus program from Part 1.


In order to participate in this tutorial you need to have an account at an InCommon institution or from the GPO. If you haven't done so before, please sign in to the GENI Portal.

Make sure you know which institution will provide you access to GENI and the username and password you need to authenticate. If you don't know, please let us know.


Where to get help:

For help using GENI:

For specific help with the GENI Experimenter Portal:


  • two virtual machines at one GENI rack

Tutorial Instructions

  • Part I: Design/Setup
    • Step 1: Design Experiment
    • Step 2: Establish Management Environment
    • Step 3: Obtain Resources
  • Part II: Execute
    • Step 4: Configure and Initialize Services
    • Step 5: Execute Experiment
    • Step 6: Analyze and Visualize Experiment