Changes between Version 24 and Version 25 of GENIEducation/SampleAssignments/UnderstandAMAPI/Procedure/DesignSetup


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    177177{{{
    178178#!html
    179 <p>For this exercise, we will start with a prepared rspec file.</p>
     179<p>For this exercise, we will edit a preexisting RSpec file.</p>
    180180
    181181<table><tr>
    182182<td>
    183   <p>You should load this topology into Flack:</p>
     183  <p>To load this existing topology into Flack:</p>
    184184  <ol>
     185    <li>From the <i>Slice</i> page, launch Flack.</li>
    185186    <li>From the "Import" menu (see figure), select the "Import from the web" item.</li>
    186     <li>Enter the URL corresponding to the rack type you are using and open it:
     187    <li>Enter the URL corresponding to the rack type you are using
     188    then click <b>Ok</b>:
    187189      <p><img src="http://groups.geni.net/geni/attachment/wiki/GENIExperimenter/Tutorials/Graphics/instageni-logo.png?format=raw" width="75" height="75" /><b> InstaGENI</b></p>
    188190      <pre class="wiki">http://www.gpolab.bbn.com/experiment-support/UnderstandAMAPI/ig/understandAMAPI_ig.rspec</pre>
     
    291293{{{
    292294#!html
    293 <p>Now we will pull back some of the covers and inspect exactly what Flack has been doing for us when preparing the rspecs for the experiments we design.  Each node and link has a corresponding element in the rspec, and the details of the component configuration (such as the install and execute services we requested above) are specified with attributes, or sometimes child elements, within those portions of the document.</p>
     295<p>Now we will pull back some of the covers and inspect exactly what Flack has been doing for us when preparing the RSpecs for the experiments we design.  Each node and link has a corresponding element in the RSpec, and the details of the component configuration (such as the install and execute services we requested above) are specified with attributes, or sometimes child elements, within those portions of the document.</p>
    294296
    295297<table><tr>
     
    298300<li>From the "View" menu (see figure), select the "Preview
    299301request document(s)" item.  This will bring up a window showing the
    300 current rspec -- please take a moment to inspect it.  The XML elements
     302current RSpec -- please take a moment to inspect it.  The XML elements
    301303under the "<tt>flack</tt>" namespace were added for Flack's internal
    302304use (containing information about the canvas layout, editing history, etc.),
     
    306308elements you added earlier.</li>
    307309<li>Use the "Save to file" button (in the upper left) to
    308 make a local copy of your rspec.  We'll use this in the next step to
    309 demonstrate how other client tools also use rspec files to communicate
     310make a local copy of your RSpec.  We'll use this in the next step to
     311demonstrate how other client tools also use RSpec files to communicate
    310312requests to aggregate managers.</li>
    311313</ol>
     
    323325}}}
    324326
    325 where {{{AM_NICKNAME}}} is the nickname for your assigned aggregate manager and {{{SLICENAME}}} is the name of the slice you created at the portal (both of these are given on your worksheet).  {{{RSPEC_FILE}}} should be replaced with the filename of the rspec you saved in step 4.
     327where {{{AM_NICKNAME}}} is the nickname for your assigned aggregate manager and {{{SLICENAME}}} is the name of the slice you created at the portal (both of these are given on your worksheet).  {{{RSPEC_FILE}}} should be replaced with the filename of the RSpec you saved in step 4.
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