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RSdoc – REST API documentation for OpenFlow and SDN

RSdoc – REST API documentation for OpenFlow and SDN

In this video David Bombal explains RSdoc, which provides semi-automated interactive RESTful API documentation. It offers a useful way to interact with REST APIs on the HP VAN SDN Controller, updating OpenFlow flow tables on switches. RSdoc is useful as an API online documentation tool. It provides a catalog of all the REST APIs on […]

OpenFlow HP VAN SDN Controller and Mininet integration

OpenFlow: HP VAN SDN Controller and Mininet integration

This video demonstrates OpenFlow integration between the HP VAN SDN Controller and Mininet. The HP Controller is an SDN controller that supports OpenFlow version 1.0 and 1.3. Mininet allows for easy learning and testing of and OpenFlow network emulated on a PC. This is similar in concept to GNS3 or HP Simware.

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HP VAN SDN Controller v2.3 released

HP VAN SDN Controller version 2.3 released HP released an updated version of the HP VAN SDN Controller on the 30th of July 2014. This is the third release of the controller in the last 9 months and adds more features. This is a very short introduction – I will be creating more blog entries […]

DNS IOS and Ubuntu

Simple DNS solutions for a test or development network

Use Cisco IOS DNS server or Ubuntu DNS server: I recently had to setup a test DNS server for a lab environment. This only had to work for about 20 hostnames. A few options came to mind: Setup a basic DNS server on Cisco IOS in GNS3 Setup a basic DNS server on Ubuntu Setup […]

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Spanning Tree and OpenFlow

Questions I often get asked include: Can you run Spanning Tree and OpenFlow together? What happens when Spanning Tree blocks a port? What will OpenFlow do? Will not having redundant links in an OpenFlow network result in loops? Firstly, it is possible to run an OpenFlow network connected to the HP VAN SDN Controller with […]

HP VAN SDN Controller – Dependencies

Overview The HP SDN VAN Controller runs on the Ubuntu operating system. It is thus important for HP network engineers to know basic Ubuntu commands for installing and configuring the HP Controller. Here are some basic commands that engineers may find useful. Note: Commands in the output below are in bold and highlighted in yellow. […]

HP VAN SDN Controller – IP Addressing

Overview The HP SDN VAN Controller runs on the Ubuntu operating system. It is thus important for HP network engineers to know basic Ubuntu commands for installing and configuring the HP Controller. Here are some basic commands that engineers may find useful. Note: Commands in the output below are in bold and highlighted in yellow. […]

HP VAN SDN Controller – SSH

HP VAN SDN Controller – SSH

Overview The HP SDN VAN Controller runs on the Ubuntu operating system. It is thus important for HP network engineers to know basic Ubuntu commands for installing and configuring the HP Controller. Here are some basic commands that engineers may find useful. Note: Commands in the output below are in bold and highlighted in yellow. […]

HP VAN SDN Controller – DNS

Overview The HP SDN VAN Controller runs on the Ubuntu operating system. It is thus important for HP network engineers to know basic Ubuntu commands for installing and configuring the HP Controller. Here are some basic commands that engineers may find useful. Note: Commands in the output below are in bold and highlighted in yellow. […]