OSM Tutorial

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OSM is Awesome!

A practical Introduction to OSM

Summary: A 4-hour tutorial that covers theoretical aspects on OSM and how it relates to ETSI NFV Architecture, as well as hands-on exercises on main OSM features.

Objective: Participants will learn the main aspects about the platform in order to lead their own tests, demonstrations and contributions.




  1. Introduction (1 hour)
    • Brief review of ETSI NFV architecture and components
    • Introduction to OSM R3
  2. Hands on! (2 hours)
    • Installing OSM R3
    • OSM basic initial configuration
    • On-boarding my first NS/VNF
    • Launching my first VNF instances
    • Managing VNF lifecycle
  3. Contributing with the community (30 min)


Registration is mandatory

To get the most out of the introduction, a basic knowledge of Telco Networking and Cloud environments is recommended.

To participate in the hands-on exercises, participants need to bring a portable computer with:

  • Software for SSH (Putty, SecureCRT, MAC Terminal, etc.)
  • Internet Browser (Google Chrome is preferred)


  • OSM Tutorial @OSM#5 Louisville
    • Host: CableLabs
    • Date: Monday April 9th 2018, 1-5 pm
    • Venue: CableLabs, 858 Coal Creek Circle, Louisville (CO), USA
  • OSM Tutorial @OSM-MR#4 Rome
    • Host: CNIT
    • Date: Monday 5th February 2018, 2-6 pm
    • Venue: CNR Headquarters, Piazzale Aldo Moro,7 - 00185, Roma, Italia