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Getting Started with GENI using the GENI Portal


Part I/Step 1: Establish Management Environment

1. Pre-work: Create a GENI account

  1. Go to and press the Use GENI button
  2. From the Drop Down menu select your institution. If you got an account through the GENI Identity Provider, please select GENI Project Office.
    Tip: Start typing the name of your institution and see the list become smaller.
  3. You will be transferred to the Login Page of your institution. Fill in your username and password
  4. Complete the form that appears after you have successfully logged in and press Continue.
  5. You will be transferred to an Activation Page. Make sure both checkboxes are checked and then press Activate

Congratulations, you have successfully created a GENI account.

2. Join a Project

In order to use the portal to reserve resources, you must join a project. We have created a project for this tutorial.

  1. Check your email, you should have an invitation to join a project for this tutorial.*
  2. Follow the instructions about joining the project.

Congratulations, you have joined a project!

* If you are not doing this exercise as part of an in-person tutorial please sign up for a GENI account and join a project.

Next Part: Obtain Resources