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Chameleon Experiment Precis

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Users can use this command line tool to generate a “history” of openration events performed on Chameleon Testbed corresponding to a user session in json format. An experiment precis is defined as a series of real-time events a user performed under a lease of a project. Corresponding hardware and metric information is also included.


pip install cepclient


Before requesting the experiment precis using CEP client, user needs to provide Chameleon authentication information. You can either source the OpenStack RC file or pass the authentication information as command line arguments. Use cep --help for authentication options and usage details.

To list all experiment precis, use command:

cep list

# use help for more information
cep list --help

To get an experiment precis, use command:

You can apply different filters to print experiment precis. For example, use --exclude-hardware to hide hardware information or use --exclude-metric to screen out metrics from the printed experiment precis. In addition, you can prettyprint the experiment precis by passing --pretty argument. To save the experiment precis to a file, specify output location using --output argument. For more options of printing an experiment precis, use cep print --help.

To rename an experiment precis, use command:

cep rename --name <new name> <ep name or id>

# use help for more information
cep rename --help

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