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Welcome to TestON tutorial!


Test on TestON runs on Linux platform. TestON requires a proper ONOS installation in order to work, see ONOS tutorialTutorial for more information.

By completing this tutorial, you will understand how to:

  • Install TestON.
  • Create appropriate files to run test on TestON.
  • Create and run TestON script.
  • Create a TestON driver.

NOTE: If you are having trouble  on trouble running TestON, visit TestON FAQs or git hub wiki for additional information.

Important Command Prompt Notes

In this tutorial, commands are shown along with a command prompt to indicate the subsystem for which they are intended.

For example,

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indicates that you are in the TestON command line, whereas

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indicates that you are in your machine, or email us if you're stuck.

Configuring Linux to run TestON


  1. A Linux 2.6.26 or greater kernel compiled with network namespace support enabled (see INSTALL for additional information.)
  2. python Python 2.6 or higher versions.

Install python package configObj using:

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$ sudo pip install configObj



Clone the TestON from 

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git clone

Please configure mail server details before going to start working with TestON


Run the script:

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233: msg['From'] = '' 
250: smtp = smtplib.SMTP('Hostname/IP') 
252: smtp.login('','password') cd OnosSystemTest/TestON/

Having installation problem? visit TestON FAQ for more information.


Now that you finish installing TestON, you can now create your test cases. Find out how you can create your own tests in test files section of the tutorial.

Stuck? Found a bug? Questions?