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InstaGENI Aggregate

Kettering University InstaGENI OpenFlow

This InstaGENI aggregate supports the GENI Aggregate Provider Agreement (05/23/2013).

InstaGENI Aggregate Overview

Aggregate Manager URL
Aggregate Manager URN
Aggregate Manager Common Name kettering-ig-of
Aggregate Resources An InstaGENI aggregate includes 5 Hosts (3 VM Servers and 2 dedicated PCs) that can load experimenter specified OS images. Racks support also OpenFlow topologies, usually including extensions onto campus OpenFlow networks. Rack servers are HP ProLiant DL380 G7.
Typical Experiments InstaGENI provides a controllable, predictable, and repeatable network environment. Experimenters can get virtual machines or dedicated PCs on which they have full "root" access, run an operating system of their choice, and connect nodes in an arbitrary topology that can support OpenFlow.
Sample RSpecs
Aggregate Status Restricted access to monitoring at and 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 Internet2 AL2S via Starlight:vlan 1750

InstaGENI Switch procurve2: Model: HP J8697A Switch E5406zl with VLAN 1750 DPID: 06:d6:6c:3b:e5:69:c1:00

NOTE: OpenFlow resources at must be allocated at Starlight OpenFlow Regional to connect to the GENI core network.

Shared Meso-scale Port List

InstaGENI Rack Switch

NameNumberConnects To
C1 49 pc1[eth1]
C2 50 pc1[eth2]
C3 51 pc1[eth3]
C4 52 pc2[eth1]
C5 53 pc2[eth2]
C6 54 pc2[eth3]
C7 55 pc3[eth1]
C8 56 pc3[eth2]
C9 57 pc3[eth3]
C10 58 pc4[eth1]
C11 59 pc4[eth2]
C12 60 pc4[eth3]
C13 61 pc5[eth1]
C14 62 pc5[eth2]
C15 63 pc5[eth3]
C23 71
C24 72 Starlight

Aggregate Management

Aggregate Operator POC:Joseph Krizaj
Resource Owner PI: Joseph Krizaj
Technical POC
Developer Links Software pages: InstaGENI, FOAM, and FlowVisor; Project page: InstaGENI Racks Project; Developer mailing list: