Simple Layer 2 Experiment Using the GENI Portal

This tutorial is deprecated and only listed here for reference. A similar tutorial is Lab Zero

Experiment Overview

Tutorial Setup

Reserve two VMs across the US from each other connected by a Layer 2 circuit.

Then send layer 2 traffic between these two nodes (without IP).


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.

It may be helpful for you to have access to your email.


GENI Experimenter Portal

Where to get help

GENI Experimenter Tutorial:



  • one virtual machine at Utah InstaGENI
  • one virtual machine at GPO InstaGENI
  • one pre-configured VLAN connect Utah InstaGENI to GPO InstaGENI: VLAN 3742

Tutorial Instructions

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