The EMIST GUI provides an integrated environment to interact with DETER or EMULAB test-beds and to conduct network security emulation/simulation experiments. The EMIST GUI is a modular, component-based topology editor, a TCL script generator, a worm experiment designer and a visualization tool for experimental results. First, the GUI offers a topology editor toolbar to draw network topologies including computer/end-host nodes, switch nodes, router nodes, sub-network/Internet interfaces and links. Each of these network components has configurable properties such as bandwidth and link latency, which can be stipulated and modified. The GUI can then generate a TCL script from a designed network topology in several formats: NS/2 format, DETER/EMULAB format without LAN, DETER/EMULAB format with LAN and virtualized nodes. Finally, the GUI can visualize the resulting experimental traffic (captured in TCPDUMP format) by animation or sliding charts and figures.
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In this section, you can find a sample topology file and some sample experimental result files which can be visualized by the EMIST GUI software. Please read the README file first.
The EMIST GUI newsgroup can be accessed at pubnews.cse.psu.edu server under cse.research.emist newsgroup.
* This version is fairly preliminary. More features will be added when the next version of this software is released.