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InstaGENI Aggregate

UCLA InstaGENI OpenFlow

This InstaGENI aggregate supports the GENI Aggregate Provider Agreement (08/06/2014).

InstaGENI Aggregate Overview

Aggregate Manager URL https://foam.instageni.idre.ucla.edu:3626/foam/gapi/2
Aggregate Manager URN urn:publicid:IDN+openflow:foam:foam.instageni.idre.ucla.edu+authority+am
Aggregate Manager Common Name ucla-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 also support OpenFlow topologies, usually including extensions onto campus OpenFlow networks. Rack servers are HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8.
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 available operating systems of their choice, and connect nodes in an arbitrary topology that can support OpenFlow.
Sample RSpecs Site Confirmation RSpecs and Stitching RSpecs
Aggregate Status Restricted access to monitoring at http://genimon.uky.edu and GMOC
Slice Authorities Recognized GENI Portal (https://portal.geni.net), ProtoGENI (http://www.emulab.net)
Usage Policies A GENI Recommended Use Policy is available. Site should also add links here to their own usage policies.
Layer 2 Connectivity Internet2 via CENIC OpenFlow Regional Network

InstaGENI Switch procurve2: Model: HP J8697A Switch E5406zl with VLAN 3752 DPID: 07:3f:2c:59:e5:5c:ed:00

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

Shared Mesoscale Port List

InstaGENI Rack Switch

NameNumberConnects To
A1 1 pc1[eth1]
A2 2 pc1[eth2]
A3 3 pc1[eth3]
A4 4 pc2[eth1]
A5 5 pc2[eth2]
A6 6 pc2[eth3]
A7 7 pc3[eth1]
A8 8 pc3[eth2]
A9 9 pc3[eth3]
A10 10 pc4[eth1]
A11 11 pc4[eth2]
A12 12 pc4[eth3]
A13 13 pc5[eth1]
A14 14 pc5[eth2]
A15 15 pc5[eth3]
A23 23
A24 24 COTN


Aggregate Management

Aggregate Operator instageniops@idre.ucla.edu
Resource Owner Scott Friedman https://idre.ucla.edu/
Technical POC instageni-ops@flux.utah.edu
Developer Links Software pages: InstaGENI, FOAM, and FlowVisor; Project page: InstaGENI Racks Project; Developer mailing list: instageni-design@geni.net


OpenFlow over GENI Network Stitching

This rack supports running hardware OpenFlow experiments over stitched GENI network connections. Please be advised that the following restrictions apply:

  • Network stitching on the InstaGENI rack allocates and enforces link bandwidth, which cannot be modified by OpenFlow.
  • VLANs allocated to stitched connections on the rack cannot be modified, because InstaGENI rack switches operate in hybrid mode, preventing VLAN tag rewriting.

If you require some other type of dataplane connections for your OpenFlow experiment, please contact geni-users@googlegroups.com.

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