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Aggregate Name

Wisconsin OpenFlow Aggregate

This aggregate supports the GENI Aggregate Provider Agreement (10/25/2011).

Aggregate Overview

Aggregate Resources The Wisconsin OpenFlow (OFUWI) testbed consists of six OpenFlow-controlled switches (all HP). Most external experiments will only rely on two of these switches, shown in the diagram below.
Typical Experiments Developing frameworks for network virtualization and control in cloud networks; evaluating new/modified transport protocols
Aggregate Web Page N/A
Aggregate Status N/A
Layer 2 Connectivity NLR (OpenFlow Core North, OpenFlow Core South, direct to SiteStanford, direct to SiteBBN, direct to SiteClemson)

Wisconsin OpenFlow testbed consisting of six HP OpenFlow switches; two have connected machines available to experimenters:

These local VLANs map to these inter-campus VLANs:

Local VLAN ID Inter-campus VLAN ID
2498 3715 via NLR
2499 3716 via NLR
910 3700 to Stanford via NLR
913 3713 to BBN via NLR
916 916 to Clemson via NLR

Experimenter Support

Guides and Documents is the central repository of OpenFlow documentation, including reference material, tutorials, FAQs, examples, etc.
Support agember {at}
Compatible Tools contains links to the OpenFlow Switching Reference System, NOX, FlowVisor, SNAC, etc.

Using this Aggregate

Clearinghouses Recognized Clearinghouse
Usage Policies If you'd like to use the Wisconsin OpenFlow testbed, send mail to agember {at} and akella {at}, and we'll help determine if our resources are a good match for your needs.
Aggregate Manager URL
Sample Rspecs N/A

Aggregate Management

Aggregate Operator Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin
Resource Owner Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin
Operation POC agember {at} and akella {at}
Technical POC agember {at}
Developer Links OpenFlow announcement list:
OpenFlow development list:
OpenFlow discussion list:
OpenFlow Indigo firmware list:
NOX development list: