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GENI: Spring 2015 Train the TA Sessions

Dates and Times

Session 1: Friday, January 30, 2015 from 2pm to 5pm ET
Session 2: Friday, February 6, 2015 from 2pm to 5pm ET

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 2GB 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
Regina Hain
GPO

Webex Information

Spring '15 Train-the-TA
Friday, January 30, 2015
2:00 pm  |  Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)  |  3 hrs
 
Join WebEx meeting https://bbn.webex.com/bbn/j.php?MTID=mdb91d5843177ac5954ca1bdd205d261c
Meeting number: 	796 972 178
Meeting password: 	t3@ch3R

Topics

Session 1

An introduction to GENI

GENI Key Concepts and Terminology (ends on slide 16)

Hands-on: Lab Zero: My first GENI Experiment

GENI Tools: Behind the Scenes

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

Take-home assignment (optional; see below)

Session 2

Solution to the take-home assignment

Tips for running a class on GENI (Slides [pptx] [pdf])

  • Account management
  • Hands-on: Accessing resources in student slices

Instructions

  • Running exercises on GENI
  • Hands-on: Using different GENI Tools

Instructions

  • 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 warning when you run sudo just ignore it:
    sudo: unable to resolve host NodeB
    

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