UT Dallas in Richardson Operational Data

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

The UT Dallas IG rack is also a US Ignite rack.


Site contact information:

Director, Enterprise Architecture, UT Dallas

Backup contact:

Jaynal Pervez

Software System Specialist III, Research and Operation Center


Via West DataCenter

3010 Waterview Parkway

Richardson, TX 75080

32.994370 N, -96.752825 W

Data Plane

This section captures Data plane information for UT Dallas detailing site topology, VLAN, Network Providers (I2/Regional) and network address information.

General background for UT Dallas infrastructure is available from a US Ignite presentation by the Gi Vania

Data plane connectivity diagram

AL2S DALL switch is part of Internet2 AL2S aggregate.

Layer 2 information

*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 OpenFlow Switch (HP 5406R)

PortConnects To VLAN Config*
A21/21 LEARN Regional Network Provider T 901-920

Layer 3 information


Experimental VLANs

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

VLAN IDOF Controlled?Purpose
901-920 YES Transport to AL2S DALL for both OpenFlow and Non-OpenFlow experiments

VLAN Translation


Non-VLAN Connections


Campus Connections


Public Internet

Not Applicable

Control Plane

This section captures Control plane information for UT Dallas detailing topology and network address information. Additional site which is not specified, but deemed important, can also be captured here.

Details of Control plane connectivity

  1. What is the upstream ISP?
    • LEARN
  2. What is the identifier for the border router and port facing the ISP?
    • Identifier: UTD9
    • Port: !TenGigabitEthernet5/12
  3. Is the rack directly connected to the border router?
    • Yes

Resource control subnets

  • IP:

Firewall/IP tables


Experiment Resources

Links to resource and network aggregates available for experimenters for UT Dallas:

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