Category Archives: dynamips

GNS3 Network Simulation Guide

Finally – it’s published! I can now say I’m a “published author”.  Check out my new book, GNS3 Network Simulation Guide, at PACKT or Amazon. [Get 50% off til March 6 2016 by using THIS  LINK] As the blurb says, it will … Continue reading

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How to compile dynamips on Linux Mint 15.0 Cinnamon

The latest dynamips wasn’t available on the .deb distribution yet, so I tried to compile my own. It wasn’t exactly hard, but took a bit of assumed knowledge and Googling to get it figured out. Start by making sure you … 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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Dynamips/GNS3 Idle-PC explained. Finally!

Firstly let me say thanks to Jeremy Grossmann (principal programmer for GNS3) for helping me finally get my head around this concept. I have to admit that I’d I had only a vague idea of what was happening when I … Continue reading

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