Changes between Version 19 and Version 20 of INSTOOLSSummary


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10/04/11 17:19:24 (8 years ago)
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  • INSTOOLSSummary

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    44Instrumentation Tools (INSTOOLS) is a network instrumentation and measurement framework designed to make it easy to deploy network measurement infrastructure into a slice.  Once deployed, INSTOOLs allows the user to "see" the network behavior using a standard web browser.
    55From a user's viewpoint, there are basically two steps required to use INSTOOLs:
    6  * Instrument the Slice: The user presses the "Instrumentize" button in FLACK that deploys the necessary network monitoring software into a slice which then begins collecting network traffic measurements for that slice -- see [wiki:Instrumentize instrumentize]
     6 * Instrument the Slice: The user presses the "Instrumentize" button in [http://protogeni.net/flack.html FLACK] that deploys the necessary network monitoring software into a slice which then begins collecting network traffic measurements for that slice -- see [wiki:Instrumentize instrumentize]
    77 * Visualize/Graph the Collected Measurements: After instrumenting the slice, press the
    88"Go to portal" button to visit the Portal View [wiki:SlicePortal INSTOOLS Portal] that shows the slice on a map and allows users to click on any link or node in the slice to see its performance.  A second interface [wiki:INSTOOLSInterface INSTOOLS Live View] provides a very detailed live view of the links and nodes supported by a particular aggregate.