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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

Webex Information

Spring '15 Train-the-TA
Friday, February 6, 2015
2:00-5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)

Join WebEx meeting https://bbn.webex.com/bbn/j.php?MTID=m083d5be2d416b3f972c4ee7c99877116
Meeting number: 797 430 395
Meeting password: t3@ch3R

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

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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