• Do Van Khoa Dalat University, Viet Nam
  • Tran Ngo Nhu Khanh Dalat University, Viet Nam




Control plane, Controller, Data plane, Mininet, Software-defined networking.


Software-defined networking (SDN) represents a new structure of computer network that simplifies and improves network management by splitting the control plane and data plane. Since SDN is regarded as a new research issue, the application of SDN in practice faces some barriers. Most network devices such as routers and switches that implement SDN functionalities are expensive. An alternative solution in SDN research and experiments is to use network emulators. By using Mininet, an open source network emulator, this study simulates SDN implementations in different environments. Results show that the simulation environment affects building network topology time.


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Natural Sciences and Technology

How to Cite

Khoa, D. V., & Khanh, T. N. N. (2021). EMULATION OF SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORK USING MININET. Dalat University Journal of Science, 11(1), 80-92. https://doi.org/10.37569/DalatUniversity.11.1.657(2021)