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GENI Monitoring How-to

This provides and overview of available GENI Monitoring by doing a walk-trough of the system to answer common user questions. Each sections high-light potential ways to answer the user question

GENI Monitoring Layout

When you first login to the GENI Monitoring system, you will be presented with the following page:

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Functions are as follows:

[1] All monitoring functions are available from the Main Navigation in the left side of the page.
[2] Status information is displayed in the main panel of the page.
[3] Hides the Main Navigation on the left side of the page. Most navigation is possible using the main page panel.
[4] User ID/Operations. Provides access to 'logout' and 'profile', where you can change your password.
[5] Allow search within the area shown in the panel.
[6] Allows search across all areas of monitoring.

What type of data is available in the GENI Monitoring system?

The data available to you is based on the user type associated with your account. The following user types are available:

  • Admin - User has all administrative functions and can see all data
  • Operator - Has privileges over monitoring data, but no administrative access.
  • Experimenter - User can only see their own data, and has no access to other user data.

Following is a table that highlight which function are available by user type:

Administration Admin Operator Experimenter
GENI Alerts Yes No No
GENI Objects - Users Yes Yes No
GENI Objects - Slices Yes Yes Yes
GENI Objects - Slivers Yes Yes Yes
GENI Objects - Checks Yes Yes Yes
GENI Stores - Aggregates Yes Yes Yes
GENI Stores - Authorities Yes Yes Yes
GENI Stores - Check Stores Yes Yes Yes
GENI Hardware - Nodes Yes Yes Yes
GENI Hardware - Interfaces Yes Yes Yes
GENI Hardware - Links Yes Yes Yes
GENI Hardware - VLANs Yes Yes Yes

How do I find a user's slice?

The amount available The GENI Monitoring provides slice information in the two ways: