Southampton Open Wireless Network

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www.sown.org.uk

Southampton Open Wireless Network

www.sown.org.uk

Southampton Open Wireless Network

Outline


Aims of SOWN


Technical Outline


Campus nodes


Servers


SOWN[at]HOME nodes


Current Projects and Research


How to get involved


Any questions?


www.sown.org.uk

Southampton Open Wireless Network

SOWN is a Research led Network looking at
Advanced Wireless and Network Technologies

City wide wireless

CAN


Community Area Network
(LAN Game Compatible)

Cutting edge technologies

Experimental deployments

Projects for undergraduate degrees

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Southampton Open Wireless Network


SOWN was an ad
-
hoc Mesh network



Now we have some campus nodes which
use iSolutions’ network to talk to the
Internet and the rest of SOWN



Currently there are two high powered
nodes working atop of SUSU and Zepler
Buildings



Run embedded PCs with Voyage Linux or
OpenWRT



High powered (>400mw) miniPCI wifi
cards

Technical
-

Campus

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Southampton Open Wireless Network



Rack mount servers located in building
32 (EEE)


sown
-
auth



does what it says on the
tin


This server is our authentication
server for Web Redirect and 802.1x.
We are directly peered with University
login servers and through them to
eduroam


sown
-
vpn



Responsible for handling
back
-
haul links from remote nodes so
that they can talk to auth


sown
-
nat



allows access to the
internet for users of the on campus
nodes and for all machines to update
online etc. Also runs SNMP and cacti
to make pretty graphs

Technical


Servers

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Southampton Open Wireless Network


sown
-
6core



IPv6 router for
SOWN


s
own
-
ha



The Mobile IPv6
Home Agent (ha) for ECS and
SOWN


sown
-
dev



Development server
for testing of new technologies.
Interesting things like Voice over
IP are running on this box


sown
-
backup3


A dedicated
sown backup server. 1 & 2 are
shared function.

… + there are more




More Servers!

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Southampton Open Wireless Network

SOWN[at]Home


Plug’n’Play wireless access points to allow SOWN access to be
broadcast from users house with the minimum of fuss


Just plug it in to a free network port on your router and switch on!


Makes use of home ADSL line for internet access


Tunnels are set up to sown
-
vpn so SOWN network access is granted.


User authentication is passed down the tunnel to sown
-
auth


Nodes are made by Meraki, but run with our own firmware based on
OpenWRT (linux distribution for home routers) which is configured to
work with SOWN.

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Southampton Open Wireless Network

Current Research


WiMAX


802.11r


802.11a


Multicast


SOWN TV


VoIP


Internet phone in your home


IPv6 Mobility


Take your IP with you


IPv6 multi
-
homing


Resilient global

addressing


Eduroam Cloud



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Southampton Open Wireless Network

Wiki

iptables

Firmware

Web2.0

OpenWRT

Voyage Linux

IEEE802.11

VLAN

Bash

Apache

PHP

MySQL

Debian

LDAP

IPv6

Multicast

VoIP

RADIUS

SNMP

Nagios

Cacti

RIP OSPF

Zebra

DHCP

DNS

OpenVPN

SSL

SSH

Quagga

PIMD

WiMAX

RIPng

Buzzwords/Technology

ramond

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Southampton Open Wireless Network

What SOWN needs!


Enthusiastic People



Community Users to Help Expand the Network



3
rd

Year Project Students



4
th

Year IRPs



Internship Students!

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Southampton Open Wireless Network

Get Involved!


Put a home node in your house!


www.sown.org.uk


#sown on irc.sown.org.uk (hosted by ECS)


Mailing list


Weekly meetings (and occasional ‘surgery’ days at the
weekend for the extra keen


see web site)


Chat to us now!


e
mail: committee@sown.org.uk

www.sown.org.uk

Many thanks to:



Dr Les Carr and Dr Tim Chown (ECS Staff)



David Tarrant



James Morse



Dave Newman



Paul Dart (now Thales


radio mast deployments division)



Nick Humfrey (now BBC


web 2.0 development)



Colin Williams



+ many others!