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MPLS Traffic Engineering – Review

I wanted to review the basics of MPLS and Traffic Engineering (TE) so I went to my favorite networking blog and searched for RSVP and found the following articles: MPLS TE design ( part 1, part 2, part 3 )

Posted in Lab Projects, OpenFlow 1.3, SDN, Tutorials

Easiest way to develop on ONOS

I just started interning at the ON.LAB. We are developing the ONOS controller and other things. The learning curve for ONOS is a bit of a challenge compared to its python competitors. But it has several features that a carrier-grade

Posted in OpenFlow 1.3, SDN, Tutorials

Troubleshooting Ofdissector: a Wireshark plugin to analyze OpenFlow 1.3

In this last post, I explained how to install the last version of the OFDissector. I still had one other problem after installing it. Whenever I run wireshark as a root user I had this following error: Lua: Error during

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Ofdissector: A way to analyze OpenFlow packets in Wireshark at Ubuntu 12.04

As you start messing around in the Software-Defined Networking area you might want to analyze OpenFlow packets in Wireshark. This post is a installation tutorial of ofdissector, a plugin to analyze OpenFlow 1.3 packets in Wireshark. The guys from CPqD

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Learning Switch tutorial on Ryu + OVS 2.0 + OF 1.3

This tutorial aims to make you get in touch with some subtleties of the OpenFlow 1.3. The requirements for this tutorial are: Mininet 2.1 (If you haven’t installed it yet, follow this link) Ryu (If you haven’t installed it yet, follow this link)

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Setting up OpenVswitch 2.0 + Mininet 2.1+ Ubuntu 13.04

I’ve been struggling trying to set up the OVS 2.0 with Mininet 2.1 on Ubuntu 13.04 and after installing it, it would work fine but after rebooting the OS the OVS didn’t work I don’t know why yet. So, What did

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