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ExoGENI Aggregate

Florida International University OpenFlow Aggregate

This ExoGENI aggregate supports the GENI Aggregate Provider Agreement (03/18/2013).

ExoGENI Aggregate Overview

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Aggregate Manager URL FOAM:
Aggregate Manager URN
Aggregate Manager Common Name fiu-eg-of
Aggregate Resources An ExoGENI aggregate includes 10 Hosts (8 VM Servers and 2 dedicated PCs) that can load experimenter specified OS images. Racks also support OpenFlow topologies, usually including extensions onto campus OpenFlow networks.
Typical Experiments ExoGENI provides a controllable, predictable, and repeatable network environment. Experimenters can get virtual machines or dedicated PCs on which they have full "root" access, run available operating systems of their choice, and connect nodes in an arbitrary topology that can support OpenFlow.
Sample RSpecs
Aggregate Status Operational monitoring not widely available, restricted access to monitoring at GMOC
Slice Authorities Recognized GENI Portal (, ProtoGENI (
Usage Policies A GENI Recommended Use Policy is available. Site should also add links here to their own usage policies.
Layer 2 Connectivity Interconnectivity to ExoGENI racks is implemented through a hub and spoke topology that maps ExoGENI rack participants to RENCI ExoGENI resources using Internet2. For FIU, Vlans 1760-1769 extend from RENCI to Florida Lambda Rail (FLR) where they're delivered to AMPATH and then onto FIU. Vlans 1752 (shared) and 1755-1759 (exclusive) are available for meso-scale connectivity.

Aggregate Management

Aggregate Operator Eric Johnson <>
Resource Owner Julio Ibarra <>
Technical POC
Developer Links Software pages: ExoGENI, InstaGENI, FOAM, and FlowVisor; Project page: ExoGENI Racks Project; Developer mailing list:

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