Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of GENIExperimenter/Tutorials/PortalOmniExample/ObtainResources


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Timestamp:
07/03/13 11:38:32 (6 years ago)
Author:
Gary Wong
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    104104<table><tr>
    105105<td>
    106   <p>Next, you should load this topology into Flack.</p>
    107   <p>From the "Import" menu (see figure), select the "Import from file" item.<p>
    108   <p>Now select the file you saved a moment ago and open it.</p>
    109   <p>Because this file contains a generic description of resources and does
    110   not specify any particular aggregate manager, Flack will report
    111   "There were resources detected without a manager selected, please select which manager you would like to use."
    112   Select "OK", and then choose the manager listed on your worksheet from the
    113   list.  Then select "Accept", and a network topology (which might look
    114   familiar if you have completed earlier tutorials) should appear
    115   on the canvas.</p>
     106  <p>Next, you should load this topology into Flack:</p>
     107  <ol>
     108    <li>From the "Import" menu (see figure), select the "Import from file" item.</li>
     109    <li>Select the file you saved a moment ago and open it.</li>
     110    <li>Because this file contains a generic description of resources and does
     111    not specify any particular aggregate manager, Flack will report
     112    "There were resources detected without a manager selected, please select which manager you would like to use."
     113    Select "OK", and then choose the manager listed on your worksheet from the
     114    list.  Then select "Accept", and a network topology (which might look
     115    familiar if you have completed earlier tutorials) should appear
     116    on the canvas.</li>
     117  </ol>
    116118</td>
    117119<td><img src="http://groups.geni.net/geni/attachment/wiki/GENIExperimenter/Tutorials/PortalOmniExample/ObtainResources/flack-import-small.png?format=raw" /></td>
     
    124126#!html
    125127<table><tr>
    126 <td><p>For this sample experiment, we'd like some additional software
     128<td><p>1. For this sample experiment, we'd like some additional software
    127129(<tt>Apache</tt>, <tt>iperf</tt>, and a couple of custom scripts) loaded
    128130onto the VMs to perform traffic measurements.  In Flack, you can manipulate
     
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    135137<table><tr>
    136 <td><p>When you open the node information, you should see options like those
     138<td><p>2. When you open the node information, you should see options like those
    137139in the figure.  The controls available to you will vary depending on the
    138140types of the aggregate manager and the component, but many features are
    139141widely available throughout GENI.</p>
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    141 <p>The way we will request installation of the proper software and execution
     143<p>3. The way we will request installation of the proper software and execution
    142144of our experiment is to add <i>install</i> and <i>execute</i> services.
    143145First, select "<tt>+ Add Install Service</tt>" as shown.  Flack will now
     
    152154</pre></p>
    153155
    154 <p>Similarly, please use the "<tt>+ Add Execute Service</tt>" button to request
     156<p>4. Similarly, please use the "<tt>+ Add Execute Service</tt>" button to request
    155157that the command:
    156158<pre class="wiki">
     
    162164</pre></p>
    163165
    164 <p>Be very careful when entering this information -- these commands will not
     166<p><img src="/geni/wiki/GeniExperimenter/Tutorials/Graphics/warning-icon-hi.png?format=raw" />Be very careful when entering this information -- these commands will not
    165167be executed yet, so it will be some time before you will see any relevant
    166168error messages if there is a mistake here.</p>
    167169
    168 <p>Once both the "install" and "execute" services are specified, please
     170<p>5. Once both the "install" and "execute" services are specified, please
    169171choose "Apply".  Then repeat the procedure to add the same "install" and
    170172"execute" services on the server node.</p>
     
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    184186<td>
    185 <p>Please use the "View" menu (see figure) and select the "Preview
     187<ol>
     188<li>From the "View" menu (see figure), select the "Preview
    186189request document(s)" item.  This will bring up a window showing the
    187190current rspec -- please take a moment to inspect it.  The XML elements
     
    191194contain the specification for the components we will request, and if you
    192195look closely, you will be able to see the install and execute service
    193 elements you added earlier.</p>
    194 
    195 <p>Next, please use the "Save to file" button (in the upper left) to
     196elements you added earlier.</li>
     197<li>Use the "Save to file" button (in the upper left) to
    196198make a local copy of your rspec.  We'll use this in the next step to
    197199demonstrate how other client tools also use rspec files to communicate
    198 requests to aggregate managers.</p>
     200requests to aggregate managers.</li>
     201</ol>
    199202</td>
    200203<td><img src="http://groups.geni.net/geni/attachment/wiki/GENIExperimenter/Tutorials/PortalOmniExample/ObtainResources/flack-view-small.png?format=raw" /></td>