wiki:HowTo/WriteInstallScript

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When getting ready to run experiments in GENI, it is always a good idea to automate the setup of your experiment.

In GENI RSpecs, you have the capability of instructing an Aggregate Manager to download software from the web, and execute install scripts at boot up time. This page provides step by step instructions about how to write and use install scripts. In summary the steps you have to take are:

  1. 1. Write your script
  2. 2. Test your script
  3. 3. Find a Web Server
    1. 3.a. Use an existing Web Server
    2. 3.b. Install a Web Server
      1. 3.b.i Use a PlanetLab Host
  4. 4. Upload your script
  5. Useful tips

1. Write your script

The first step is to write your install script.

2. Test your script

3. Find a Web Server

3.a. Use an existing Web Server

3.b. Install a Web Server

3.b.i Use a PlanetLab Host

4. Upload your script

Useful tips