Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of PathControllerDemo


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10/20/12 23:52:25 (7 years ago)
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  • PathControllerDemo

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     1= Path Controller =
    12As an example experiment, we have set up a [http://geminiportal.uky.emulab.net/path_controller Path Controller] tool. Click on the link or goto http://geminiportal.uky.emulab.net/path_controller . Accept the self-signed certificate.
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    34Log on using the information on your handout.
    4 [[[Image(path_controller_logon.png)]]
     5[[Image(path_controller_logon.png)]]
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    8 The tool consist of a web interface that connects to the slice's nodes and allows you to change the routing paths and generate traffic between selected nodes.
    9 [[[Image(path_controller_init_view.png)]]
     9The tool consist of a web interface that connects to the slice's nodes and allows you to change the routing paths and generate traffic between selected nodes. The interface has desktop-like windows that can be moved around and resized as you please.
     10[[Image(path_controller_init_view.png)]]
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    11 The interface has desktop-like windows that can be moved around and resized as you please. The first window we will examine contains the slice's topology.
    12 [[[Image(topo_init_view.png)]]
     12The first window we will examine contains the slice's topology.
     13[[Image(topo_init_view.png)]]
    1314Each circle represents a node in the network. The lines represent links. Note that the global node (GN) does not have links, it acts in the background. Left click and drag a link to rearrange them. For this tutorial arrange them so they match the geminiportal layout like so:
    14 [[[Image(topo_rearragned_view.png)]]
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     16[[Image(topo_rearranged_view.png)]]
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    1618As you rearrange the nodes, note the window directly below the topology window. This is the information (Info) window.
    17 [[[Image(info_window.png)]]
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     20[[Image(info_window.png)]]
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    1822This window has some brief information about the node or link that the cursor is currently over. This case has information about VM-1. The icon represents a virtual machine. The hostname is pcvm63-2.uky.emulab.net.
    19 [[[Image(info_window_vm1.png)]]]
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     24[[Image(info_window_vm1.png)]]
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    2026This next case is for lan1. The icon represents a link. The ids are displayed for the two end points, along with each interface's ip address.
    21 [[[Image(info_window_lan1.png)]]]
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     28[[Image(info_window_lan1.png)]]
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     30== Create Traffic ==
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     32The window with the [[Image[add_generator_button.png)]] button is the Traffic Generator.
     33Click the button to add a Traffic Generator.
     34[[Image(new_generator.png)]]
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