Tag Archives: GNS3

VPCS and VPCS multi-host

the most significant difference between Single instance VPCS and VPCS multi-host is possibly one you may never use, but incredibly powerful just the same. Continue reading

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Using GNS3 WorkBench labs on real equipment

This request came up the other day: I just need some guided labs that I can do at home with my equipment. So I thought about how you could use GNS3 WorkBench exercises to do just that. Here is what … Continue reading

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VPCS Tutorial-updated

Many people are not aware of how to make the best use of the features the the Virtual PC Simulators (VPCS) application, so I thought I’d run a tutorial. This is re-work of the original tutorial I wrote, updated for … Continue reading

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GNS3 WorkBench v8.7 is ready for download

It has taken a while, but I’ve finally got all the files for GNS3 WorkBench v8.7 uploaded to sourceforge. And the Windows version (and OS X version) is better than ever. You can now enjoy all the exercises and labs … Continue reading

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ICND1 Readiness Test

Recently I had a student (let’s call him David) ask me “Do you think I am ready to sit the ICND1 exam?” Although David had studied the ICND1 text book, his skills were lacking when it came to configuring routers.  … Continue reading

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Building a new GNS3 WorkBench lab

Building a new GNS3 WorkBench lab [Note: The procedures described in this post are dependant on the reader having a copy of GNS3 WorkBench Virtual Machine v8.7 or later] GNS3 WorkBench comes with lots of labs, but building a new … Continue reading

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Q&A on GNS3 WorkBench v8.6

I got some great questions from Rob Methven so I thought I’d answer them here in the form of a “Q&A”. Q. I got the Etherswitches and VPCs pinging each other no problem. However, when I do a show mac-address … Continue reading

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How to add Instructions to GNS3

Have you clicked the new menu item – Help | Instructions on GNS3?  This article explains how to make use of this feature, as well as point out some pitfalls along the way.  Getting Started If you want a page of … Continue reading

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VPCS – with new hypervisor function

The Virtual PC Simulator (VPCS) has been a great help to many users of GNS3 and GNS3 WorkBench. (if you are unfamiliar with VPCS, you might like to take this tutorial). One of the limitations that VPCS has is that … Continue reading

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A Comparison of GNS3 Terminal Applications

If you are new to GNS3, you may not realise what a difference your choice of Terminal Application can make to your productivity.  If you then use the same terminal application when you are at the coalface configuring routers, you … Continue reading

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