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Tutorial: The GENI Desktop


Wednesday, 1.30pm - 3:30pm

Session Leaders

Hussam Nasir, University of Kentucky
Ezra Kissel, Indiana University

Tutorial Instructors

Hussam Nasir
U. of Kentucky
Ezra Kissel
Indiana Univ.

Agenda / Details

Use the GENI Desktop and GEMINI to instrument, measure, and visualize your GENI experiment

This tutorial will take you through the steps of initializing and instrumentizing a GENI slice to enable basic passive measurement gathering. It will also show you how to configure and schedule active measurements in your slice and view your measurements in various ways.

This tutorial will utilize the following tools: GENI Desktop, GENI Portal, Flack,


The following background will be helpful for this tutorial:

Please Arrive With:

  1. Laptop
  2. A GENI Experimenter Portal account.


Attendees will add instrumentation and gather their first measurements from a GENI experiment.

At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Use and understand the following terms:
    • Passive Measurements
    • Active Measurements
  • Learn how to use the GENI Desktop to
    • Initialize a slice and SSH into the nodes
    • Instrumentize a slice
    • Configure and view passive measurement graphs
    • Configure and schedule active measurements
    • View active measurement graphs
    • Send measurement data to the GENI Storage and Archive Service

Tutorial materials

Instructions: Start Here


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