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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Operational Data

This page captures information for InstaGENI sites that is intended for Operators. The goal is to capture site contacts, connectivity, and VLANs.


Site contact information for InstaGENI University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Data Plane

This section captures Data plane information for University of Tennessee at Chattanooga detailing site topology, VLAN, Network Providers (I2/Regionals) and network address information.

Data plane connectivity diagram

Layer 2 information

Provides layer 2 information for circuits, VLANs, network connection end-points, and purposes of VLANs.

*In the VLAN column, a single ID indicates that the port is an access port. A T followed by one or more IDs indicates that the port is a trunk (aka tagged) port with those VLAN IDs.

Rack Data Plane 5406

PortConnects To VLAN Config*
A1 pc1[eth1]
A2 pc1[eth2]
A3 pc1[eth3]
A4 pc2[eth1]
A5 pc2[eth2]
A6 pc2[eth3]
A7 pc3[eth1]
A8 pc3[eth2]
A9 pc3[eth3]
A10 pc4[eth1]
A11 pc4[eth2]
A12 pc4[eth3]
A13 pc5[eth1]
A14 pc5[eth2]
A15 pc5[eth3]
A21 AL2S Atlanta via SoX T 3500-3519
A22 UTC T 3513,3514

Layer 3 information

NONE (see control plane)

Experimental VLANs

Provide a table of Experimental VLANs detailing VLAN numbers,endpoints, purposes and whether VLAN is OF or non-OF.

VLAN IDOF Controlled?Purpose
3500-3514 No Transport to AL2S Atlanta for GENI stitching
3515-3519 Yes Transport to AL2S Atlanta via SoX Regional OF network for OF experiments in AL2S
3513 No Transport to LOLA equipment at UTC library for "US Ignite LOLA" project
3514 No Transport to UTC High School for "US Ignite Microscope" project

VLAN Translation Table


Non-VLAN Connections


Campus Connections

Rack campus port connects to a UTC campus Cisco switch/router, which uses VLANs through EPB to reach Chatanooga high school and libarary off campus.

Public Internet


Control Plane

This section captures control plane information for University of Tennessee at Chattanooga detailing topology and network address information.

Control plane connectivity information

  1. What is the upstream ISP?
    • There are three upstream connections, 2 through EPB (AS26827) and 1 through UT Knoxville (AS3450). EPB provides commodity internet access and UT Knoxville provides L3 Internet2 service.
  1. What is the identifier for the border router and port facing the ISP?
    • Border router ID is
    • EPB1 is port Gi3/1
    • EPB2 is port Gi3/11
    • UTK is port Te5/4.

3a. Is the rack directly connected to the border router?

  • Yes, on port Gi3/16

3b.Does the connection pass through a campus firewall?

  • No

Resource control subnets

  • IP:

Firewall/IP tables


Experiment Resources

Links to resource and network aggregates available for experimenters for University of Tennessee at Chattanooga:

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