Industry Scale SDX Controller (iSDX)
Installation: Vagrant Setup
To get started install these softwares on your
Install Vagrant, it is a wrapper around virtualization softwares like VirtualBox, VMWare etc.: http://www.vagrantup.com/downloads
Install VirtualBox, this would be your VM provider: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
Install Git, it is a distributed version control system: https://git-scm.com/downloads
Install X Server and SSH capable terminal
- Clone the
iSDXrepository from Github:
$ git clone https://github.com/sdn-ixp/iSDX.git
- Change the directory to
$ cd iSDX
- Now run the vagrant up command. This will read the Vagrantfile from the current directory and provision the VM accordingly:
$ vagrant up
The provisioning scripts will install all the required software (and their dependencies) to run the SDX demo. Specifically it will install:
Run the different setups provided in the examples directory. Check out the
test-ms example for a simple case with three IXP participants.
Or, look at the
test directory to experiment with the testing framework.
The top level directories are:
- Source code:
examples- Working examples
test- Test Framework and example tests
visualization- Tools for visualizing iSDX flows
setup- Scripts run from the Vagrantfile when the VM is created
bin- Utility scripts
Running iSDX with Hardware Switches
Most of the examples on this site use Mininet as the underlying network.
Here is an example of iSDX running on hardware switches.