If you are new to the Testbed, simply click on the "Start Project" link on the Emulab Home Page. You will need to fill in the forms with your personal information and information about the project. Then click on the "Submit" button. Within a few days you will be contacted via email with an approval message. More information about starting projects can be found in Authorization Page.
If you already have an Emulab account, and wish to start a second project, first log into the Web Interface. Then select the "Start Project" link; all of the personal information will already be filled in. You will need to complete just the project information section.
If you are new to the Testbed, simply click on the "Join Project" link on the Emulab Home Page. You will need to fill in the form with your personal information, and provide the name of the project you are trying to join (typically, the Project Leader will have told you the name of the project). The click on the "Submit" button, and wait for the project leader to approve you. When approved you will receive an email message saying so, and you can then log into the Testbed.
Yes, we have an extensive tutorial on using the Testbed.
Yes. Project leaders get root access to all of the nodes in all of
the experiments that are running in their project. Project members
get root if their project leader grants them root access, when the
leader approves the group membership request.
Root privileges are granted via the
sudo command. The
this in more detail.
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Last modified on Mar 14, 2001