Monthly Archives: July 2013

Script Gems

I’ve created this page in the hope that I’ll be able to find a solution to a problem I’ve had before, without doing the 3 hours of research to solve it in the first place. Search and replace text in … Continue reading

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RIP for PIX

No.  This is not a post about the Routing Information Protocol, but to announce that today is the last day that Cisco will give support for the PIX firewall. The last date to receive service and support for the product. … Continue reading

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VIRL and GNS3. One day all routers will be virtual

Preamble If you don’t know what VIRL (Virtual Internet Routing Lab) is, read this. If you don’t know what GNS3 is, read this.  The question is, “What impact will the imminent release of VIRL have on GNS3?” Discussion This is … Continue reading

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GNS3 0.8.4 released today here are the highlights

The much awaited release of GNS3 0.8.4 was released today.  Apart from the fact that I’ll actually have to do something about the next release of GNS3 WorkBench (which I’ve been stalling on by saying “I’ll release it AFTER 0.8.4”), 0.84 highlights some significant changes. Here … Continue reading

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How the GNS3 Hypervisor Manager Works

I did some work using external hypervisors recently, and came to realise that I did not understand what the GNS3 Hypervisor Manager’s role was.  So I explored a little, and this is what I found The Hypervisor Manager manages images … Continue reading

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