Converting the Hello GENI Install Script to Ansible

Updated 3/1/2021 Tested on: Ubuntu 18.04.05 GCF 2.10 Ansible 2.9.17


Convert the existing HelloGENI exercise and install script to use the Ansible configuration management tool.


  1. Have a GENI Portal account (instructions) and have configured SSH keys (Generate SSH Keys).
  2. Know how to reserve resources given an RSpec.
  3. Comfort with the command line.
  4. Have installed the tools listed below.


To run this exercise, you will need two pieces of software. If you haven't already, get or install these now:

  1. omni installed on your local machine (instructions), and
  2. ansible installed on your local machine (find the instructions for your package manager here).

Where to get help:


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
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