wiki:GENIExperimenter/Tutorials/OpenFlowOVS/DesignSetup

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Intro to OpenFlow using OVS

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Step 1. Obtain resources

This tutorial can use compute resources from any InstaGENI rack. Users that want to use the iMinds wall testbed please read here. This tutorial cannot be run on the Utah DDC rack because it does not have OpenVZ resources available. For a list of available InstaGENI racks see the GENI Production Resources page. The experiment will need:

  • 1 Xen VM to be the OpenFlow switch
  • 3 OpenVZ containers VMs as hosts

If you are attending a Tutorial, the resources might have already been reserved for you, check with your instructor and skip this step.

You can use any reservation tool you want to reserve this topology:

Look at the Prerequisites for Tutorials about reserving resources.

iMinds Testbed

The topology for the iMinds testbed is very similar but it uses

  • 1 raw PC as an OVS switch
  • 3 raw PCs as hosts

You can use any reservation tool you want to reserve this on iwall2 using this rspec: http://www.gpolab.bbn.com/exp/OpenFlowOVS/openflowovs-pcs-iwall2.rspec


Introduction

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