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Slice Portal

===What is it?=== The Portal gives a graphical overview of the experiment and quick access to each node's measurements. Through the Portal you can:

  • quickly see the experiment's topology
  • display measurement graphs for a node or link, updated in real time
  • access each node's Live View web page
  • access each node via VNC
  • create an Archive point
  • access Archived web page

Quick Start

log on screen

  • Enter your slice information into the log on form.
    • User Name used to create the slice.
    • Certificate Issuer the certificate issuer (clearinghouse) associated with your User Name.
    • Slice Name name of slice to be shown.
    • Password password given when slice was instrumentized.
  • Click Map Slice button to see the mapped layout of the slice topology.

Portal Interface

The Portal uses Google Maps to display the network topology for the given slice. The main map components are:

  • Machine node machine icon
  • Measurement Controller (MC)
  • Links are displayed as lines connecting the nodes.
  • Menu displayed on the right along with Zoom and Centering controls for each machine node and MC. sample menu
  • Chosen Graphs will be displayed on the left. These are updated every 5 seconds. Mouse over them to enlarge. sample graph

Available Actions

Left Clicking on a Machine Node, MC or Link line brings up a Control form

  • Machine Node
    • Link to the node's Drupal page
    • Link to the node's VNC for access to the machine's Desktop.
    • A list of check boxes for showing the node's graphs. Checked graphs are shown to the left.
  • MC
    • Links to the MC's Instrumentation Page (Drupal)
  • Link
    • A list of check boxes for showing the link's graphs. Checked graphs are shown to the left.

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