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Welcome to SCION Tutorials


This website provides step-by-step instructions on how to install and run the SCION infrastructure. It also provides a list of interesting projects that are using the SCION infrastructure for communication.

To get in touch:

Getting started

SCION runs on a variety of platforms and works with different network configurations. We cover all approaches with tutorials. To choose the correct tutorial for your setup, follow the flowchart below to determine the number of the tutorial suited for you.

After installation, we suggest exploring the tips and tricks section below to learn how to use the infrastructure.

SCION installation Flowchart

Running SCION infrastructure in a VM

The easiest way to run SCION is by running a preconfigured SCION Virtual Machine on a commodity OS (MacOS, Windows). The following tutorials are covering the necessary steps.

Configuring SCION infrastructure manually

The following tutorials cover how to install, configure, and run a SCION infrastructure in a step-by-step manner on a dedicated host (without a VM).

1. Installing SCION on different platforms:

2. Setting up SCION topology

Using SCION in projects

SCION tips and tricks

SCION box specifics