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GENI: Fall 2013 Train the TA Sessions

Dates and Times

Session 1: Friday September 13, 2013 from 2pm to 5pm ET
Session 2: Friday September 20, 2013 from 2pm to 5pm ET

Web Conferencing Information

Session 2 - Friday September 20

  1. Go to
  2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
  3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: Fall13TA
  4. Click "Join".

For audio, WebEx will give you a phone number to call after you log into the meeting.


  1. Verify ability to login to the GENI Portal.
  1. Download and install a VM

Session Leaders

Sarah Edwards
Niky Riga
Vic Thomas


Session 1

An introduction to GENI and GENI Concepts

Hands-on: Lab Zero: My first GENI Experiment

Tips for running a class on GENI: Account management

Take-home assignment (optional)

Session 2

Solution to take-home assignment

The GENI AM API + GENI Resource Specifications (RSpecs) + the Omni Experimenter Tool

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

Tips for running a class on GENI: Lab management

Wrap-Up: Resources available to instructors and TAs

Take home Assignment

  • Link to the assignment
  • use Flack to reserve your resources using the rspec url provided in the assignment
  • you will get a waring when you run sudo just ignore it:
    sudo: unable to resolve host NodeB

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