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Here is a practical usecase. Your ISP wants to install a probe at your home to facilitate end-to-end active probing in the wild. The traditional way to do it is to create a custom machine, populate it with probing tools, fit it all into a small device and lend the box to end users. The problem is that software updates as well as upgrades of tools themselves imposes a major maintenance cost. This paper shows that if the box is designed as a small cloud platform, then maintenance cost can be mostly done away with. Instead, Virtual Machines -- packed with all the necessary software -- can visit with your box and leave when the job is done. The platform is an abstract buildup on top of a generic cloud platform and adds the necessary APIs for a wide range of possible jobs, hence the term visitation platform.