irondemo - an IF-MAP demo and testing environment

The Trust@FHH team would like to announce that our new IF-MAP demo and testing environment, irondemo, is now available to the public on github.

irondemo is a utility written in Perl that automates the task of downloading and building various of our IF-MAP tools (such as irond, irondetect, irongui and others). Third party tools can easily be integrated by providing instructions for downloading and building the sources in a YAML file.

irondemo also allows for easily constructing demo or test scenarios by describing them in a YAML file and providing the neccessary config files and scripts. irondemo will handle copying of the needed binaries and making sure the demo is set up in a clean environment.

We are still in an early stage of developement, but we see a lot of potential here. Our midterm goal for irondemo is to extend it gradually until we have a full blown environment for automated testing of different IF-MAP tools by being able to simulate complex network events on an IF-MAP level.

If you have any comments or questions, please contact us at or create an Issue at the irondemo github page.

21 Nov 2013
Hochschule Hannover
University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Faculty IV, Dept. of Computer Science
Ricklinger Stadtweg 120
30459 Hannover, Germany
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