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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


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 ( 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
Niky Riga
Josh Smift
Vic Thomas


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)
    • Understanding common e-mails sent to rack admins
    • Tools available for to rack admin
    • Rack layout and differences between InstaGENI and ExoGENI racks
  • (5 min) How to get help
  • (25 min) Q&A

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