Download vIOS-L2 Image for GNS3

Using Graphical Network Simulatore-3 software, you can use Cisco vIOS-L2 image and advanced switching technologies on your computer.

Download vIOS-L2 Image for GNS3

Download vIOS-L2

By using the vIOS-L2 image, you can use many switching features such as Etherchannel, DTP, HSRP, Port Security, VLAN Routing, Switchport, 802.1QTrunk PortAccess PortSpanning Tree Protocol, Port-Channel (Pagp / Lacp).

After downloading this image to your system, you can take a look at the article below to add and run the L2 IOS in GNS3.

With this Switch IOS image, you can easily study CCNA and CCNP Switching exams and easily create and configure many projects without purchasing Cisco IOU.

vIOS-L2.vmdk Download

You can download vIOS-L2.vmdk image by clicking the button below.

Switch IOS

Adding the L2 Image ⇒ Video

You can watch the video below to add L2 IOS to Cisco network simulator and also subscribe to our YouTube channel to support us!

   Final Word

With this Cisco L2 image, you can create CCNA or CCNP labs in your GNS3 software. We recommend using Cisco IOU for your more advanced network design projects. Thanks for following us!

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  1. Avatar for Robert Robert 21 November 2017

    Thank you very much!

    • Avatar for tolqabaqci tolqabaqci 21 November 2017

      You’re welcome! Thank for your comment!

  2. Avatar for Osman Osman 10 February 2018

    Thank you! I downloaded vIOS-L2 IOS image.

    • Avatar for tolqabaqci tolqabaqci 10 February 2018

      You’re welcome! Thanks for your comment!

  3. Avatar for Sara Sara 9 April 2018

    Hi, Thanks for sharing it.. Do you have vIOS_L3 ?

  4. Avatar for Ruban Ruban 29 August 2018

    Nice bro. Thank you. It’s working fine

    • Avatar for tolqabaqci tolqabaqci 29 August 2018

      You’re welcome! Thanks for your feedback!

  5. Avatar for Gina Gina 27 September 2018

    THANK YOU SOOOOOOO MUCH for this IMAGE you have no idea how much you helped me out!! Awesome.. I can validate that it is ACTUALLY working.. Awesome!!!

    • Avatar for tolqabaqci tolqabaqci 27 September 2018

      You’re welcome, Gina! I’m glad to hear that!

  6. Avatar for Tommo Tommo 14 October 2018

    Top Bananas!!

  7. Avatar for ashes ashes 23 October 2018

    Thank you

    • Avatar for tolqabaqci tolqabaqci 23 October 2018

      You’re welcome! Thanks for your comment!

  8. Avatar for Mike Mike 14 January 2019

    Only one port though how can I change that

  9. Avatar for Danish Dogra Danish Dogra 1 February 2019

    I am unable to download switch please help

  10. Avatar for Satvik Satvik 3 April 2019

    hiii…can you help me get ” vios_l2-adventerprisek9-m.vmdk.SSA.152-4.0.55.E ” image??


  11. Avatar for fazl fazl 31 July 2019

    I need this one my friend”vios_l2-adventerprisek9-m.03.2017.qcow2″.
    can everybody help me???
    I searched almost everywhere and cause I cant pay $200 , i need free one.

  12. Avatar for lakshmikant lakshmikant 7 September 2019


    I am not able to power on two or more switches. I can only power on one switch.

    Need help


    • Avatar for tolqabaqci tolqabaqci 7 September 2019

      What are the features of your computer? I think the amount of RAM is low.

  13. Avatar for pradeep pradeep 19 September 2019

    thank you so much

  14. Avatar for BENOIT LOMINY BENOIT LOMINY 24 September 2019

    Bro i just download the L2 image

    Thank you very much

  15. Avatar for prasad rowthu prasad rowthu 28 October 2019

    can someone please help me to get download the Vlos L2 switch

  16. Avatar for Kevin Stevens Kevin Stevens 21 November 2019

    When I load the switch only gigabit0/0 interface works. Please help

  17. Avatar for Nick Smith Nick Smith 23 January 2020

    Thank you for the effort on this. It’s an absolute help.

  18. Avatar for buthlezi buthlezi 20 March 2020

    Thanks !!!

  19. Avatar for AJ AJ 22 March 2020

    Hi, Thank you so much for this.

    It is possible to direct me to a website I may download the image? Unfortunately i do not have money to buy it and my exams are coming up soo.

    Thank you!

  20. Avatar for Mohamed Kanu Mohamed Kanu 22 March 2020

    After configuration, and when I click on console, nothing happens.
    Just a blank screen on the switch

    • Avatar for Tolga Bagci Tolga Bagci 22 March 2020

      You should try increasing the size of the RAM.

  21. Avatar for shahen shahen 2 April 2020

    hello all,

    why i cannot get the switch image please can you help me and send me the link please?

  22. Avatar for Dana Rasoul Sadik Dana Rasoul Sadik 29 April 2020

    Hello Dear

    I want to configure IP Source Guard on GN3 and I have some of below IOS :
    -Cisco IOS Vl2 15.2 (20170321:233949)
    -Cisco i86bi-linux-l2-adventerprisek9-15.2d
    -Cisco CIOS-L2.vmdk

    but all of them doesn’t support properly , after client gives the ip’s from dhcp snooping (ping doesn’t work) between client and dhcp server
    Thanks for your kind and support

  23. Avatar for Maria Maria 9 May 2020

    Tolga, thanks! It works perfect!

    • Avatar for Tolga Bagci Tolga Bagci 9 May 2020

      You’re welcome! Thanks for your feedback!

  24. Avatar for carlos carlos 20 May 2020

    no puedo descargar el iosv L2 , me podrian ayudar.

  25. Avatar for ben ben 15 June 2020

    The download did not work for me. I am using my Mac. Does it make a difference just to download the file.

  26. Avatar for sss sss 29 June 2020

    it works?


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