Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of GIR3.2_INSTOOLS


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09/15/11 15:14:05 (9 years ago)
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lnevers@bbn.com
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  • GIR3.2_INSTOOLS

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    11= INSTOOLS Evaluation =
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    3 The INSTOOLS V3.3 software evaluated has been downloaded from hhttp://www.uky.emulab.net/downloads/INSTOOLSv3_3.tgz, this link was obtained from the [ http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/Instrumentize Instrumentize ] wiki page
     3The INSTOOLS software is available in two ways: as part of the ProtoGENI Flack Client and as a standalone software package.
     4Both are evaluated as part of the GIR 3.2 effort.
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    5 The version of INSTOOLS evaluated required Fedora Core x
     6The ProtoGENI FLACK Client has integrated the INSTOOLS, so that a user may simply click a button to ''instrumentize'' nodes in an experiment. The ProtoGENI Flack Client is available [http://protogeni.net/flack.html here].
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    7 Time Frame:  This evaluation took place starting September 14th
     8Two version of the INSTOOLS software were evaluated [http://www.uky.emulab.net/downloads/INSTOOLSv3_3.tgz  V3.3] and [v3.4].
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     10Time Frame:  Evaluation started September 14th, 2011.
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    912= INSTOOLS Findings =
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     14The ProtoGENI Flack Client Instrumentation was reviewed on September 15, 2011. No version was available in the interfaces???
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     16The first version of the standalone software package was [http://www.uky.emulab.net/downloads/INSTOOLSv3_3.tgz INSTOOLS V3.3] was found from the [ http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/Instrumentize Instrumentize ] wiki page.  After running into problem, found out that this version should not be used due to issue that are to be addressed in the next version. Waiting on v3.4.
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    1218= INSTOOLS  How-to =
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     20== INSTOOLS FLACK Client ==
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     22Evaluation used the [http://www.netlab.uky.edu/p/instools/ Instrumentation Tools for a GENI Prototype] GEC11 Tutorial portion as a reference. Prerequisites include:
     23 * User account on one of the Emulab aggregates
     24 * Flash ready browser
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     26Once the prerequisites are met, the user can login to the [http://protogeni.net/flack.html ProtoGENI Flack Client:
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     28[[image flack-login-1.jpeg]]
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     30User is then presented with the certificate to be used for the login, enter your pass phrase and click "OK".
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     32[[Image cert-login-2.jpeg)]
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     34If you need to import the certificate select the ''Open from file' button [[Image (open-from-file-3.jpeg)].
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     36Once logged in the following is shown:
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     38[Image (flack-main-4.jpeg)]
     39
     40== INSTOOLS V3.4 package ==
     41
     42== INSTOOLS V3.3 package ==
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    1444The INSTOOLS v3.3 package software was found by reviewing the [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/InstrumentationTools-August2011-status August2011 status report] . From the status page, users are redirected to the [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/INSTOOLSSummary INSTOOLS summary] page, where the user can find that the package and documentation are found at [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/Instrumentize Instrumentize] page.
     
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    2252Create an experiment. Note: this step creates a slice and assigns resources to the slice:
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    2453{{{
    2554$ ./createExp.py -n neverslice2 -m https://www.uky.emulab.net/protogeni/xmlrpc/cm uky.rspec
     
    3867ValueError: unconverted data remains: Z
    3968}}}
    40 Waiting on answer for above
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     70At this point was directed by INSTOOLS team to stop using this version and that a new version would be available shortly.
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