wiki:GENIExperimenter/Tutorials/TrainTheAdmin-Spring2014

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GENI: Spring 2014 Train the Admin Sessions

Dates and Times

Schedule A:

  • Part I: Wed Jan 29 from 1 to 4pm ET
  • Part II: Fri Jan 31 from 1 to 3pm ET

Schedule B:

  • Part I: Thurs Jan 30 from 1 to 4pm ET
  • Part II: Fri Jan 31 from 1 to 3pm ET

Web Conferencing Information

TBD

WebEx will give you audio dial-in information after you log into the meeting.

Please join the WebEx meeting 10-15 minutes before the start time.

Requirements and Pre-Work

  1. Computer: To participate in the training and the hands-on tutorials you will need a modern computer with the following minimum requirements:
    • recent version of Mac OS, Windows or Linux
    • at least 4GB of memory
    • a modern processor, at least dual core and >1.5 GHz, (no Intel Atom, no netbooks, no tablets)
    • internet connectivity
    • webcam
    • microphone/speakers
  2. GENI Account: Verify ability to login to the GENI Portal (https://portal.geni.net) using a browser such as Chrome or Firefox (not Safari or IE).
  3. GENI Tools: Tutorials in this training will require that you install some software on your computer has. Please follow these instructions

Session Leaders

Sarah Edwards
GPO
Niky Riga
GPO
Josh Smift
GPO
Vic Thomas
GPO

Topics

Part 1

An introduction to GENI and GENI Concepts

Hands-on: Lab Zero: My first GENI Experiment

Hands-on: Using Omni, the GENI AM API and RSpecs

Part 2

Agenda still in progress

  • (20 min) GENI in the Classroom
    • Focus on technical issues related to using GENI in the classroom. How can you help?
    • Topics include: enabling InCommon with the GENI Portal, client tools used with GENI
  • (30 min) FOAM administration
    • Managing the OpenFlow aggregate on your rack
  • (10 min) Break
  • (30 min) Rack Administration
    • Understanding common e-mails sent to rack admins about: racks, stitching, GENI meta-operations
    • Rack-specific tools available to rack admin
    • Rack layout and differences between InstaGENI and ExoGENI racks
    • How to get help (mailing lists, IRC, wiki)
  • (25 min) Q&A

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