The goal of this assignment is to setup the Mininet virtual machine on the computer you will use for course assignments. Preferably this computer will be the machine with the most memory and fastest processor if you have multiple computers as some assignments will take a few minutes to run.
Machine -> New. Name the new machine
Mininet, set its type to
Linuxand its version to
Ubuntu. Then set its memory size to
Use an existing virtual hard drive file. Then navigate to the unzipped download folder and choose the
.vmdkfile. Finally, click
Settings -> Networkand ensure that
Adapter 1is enabled and attached to a
Bridged Adapter. Once you’ve ensured this, close the settings dialog.
mininetfor the username and password.
sudo ifconfigon command line. This will display the IP addresses of the connected network interfaces.
ssh mininet@ip_addresswhere ip_address is the IP address under the
eth0output from the ifconfig command. Use the password
sudo mn --test pingpair.
Testbutton to ensure your output is correct and then click