How to Install GNS3 VM on macOS Mojave 10.14? – While preparing for the Cisco exams, it is strongly recommended that you connect the GNS3 VM to the GNS3 network simulator program. Using GNS3 and GNS3 VMs allows you to increase performance and store your Cisco IOS images in a single location.
How to Install GNS3 VM on macOS Mojave 10.14?
If you do not know how to use the GNS3 VM with GNS3, we’ll take a step-by-step look at using the GNS3 VM in this article. First, you need to know that the GNS3 VM is being used with a virtualization program.
In this article, we will install the GNS3 VM on macOS 10.14 (Mojave).
How to Install GNS3 VM on macOS/Mac?
Before you can make a GNS3 VM connection with GNS3 on the macOS Mojave, you need to install the VMware Fusion virtualization program.
We will import the GNS3 VM.ova file using VMware Fusion on macOS Mojave. To install the VMware Fusion virtualization program on the macOS Mojave, click on the image below to see the related article.
After installing VMware Fusion, follow the steps below in order to install GNS3 VM on macOS Mojave.
To download the GNS3 VM for Mac, visit the GNS3 website and click Download and then Download VM for GNS3.
In the Download GNS3 VM window, click the Download button under VMware Workstation.
Wait while the GNS3 VM is downloading.
Copy GNS3 VM.ova file to macOS Mojave desktop.
Open VMware Fusion 10 Pro and select Import an existing virtual machineand click the Continue button.
Click the Choose File button to add the GNS3 VM.ova file.
Select the GNS3 VM.ova file and click the Open button.
Click the Continue button to start the import process.
Leave the GNS3 VM filename as default and click the Save button.
Wait while GNS3 VM is imported on VMware Fusion.
The summary information for the GNS3 VM virtual machine is as follows. Click the Finish button to open the GNS3 VM.
Opening GNS3 VM on macOS Mojave…
Click Preferences to integrate GNS3 VM with GNS3.
Select the GNS3 VM and enable the Enable the GNS3 VM option on the right side and click the OK button.
GNS3 VM integration with GNS3 have successfully done!
To add the Cisco Router IOS image to the GNS3 VM, open Preferences and click on Dynamips / IOS routers. On the right-hand side you can see Cisco Routers or Cisco Switches added on the GNS3. To add a new Router, click the New button.
In the New IOS router template window, select the Run this IOS router on the GNS3 VMoption and click on the Next button.
Select a Cisco Routerthat you have previously added to GNS3 and click on the Next button. Specify the Idle-PC value for the Cisco Router and configure its interface.
You can see from the Server section that the Cisco Router that you added has been added to the GNS3 VM.
Run the Cisco Router and check for any problems. You can also learn the Cisco Router’s IOS image version with the show version command.
How to Install GNS3 VM on Mac Step by Step ⇒ Video
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In this article, we have imported the GNS3 VM using VMware Fusion virtualization on the macOS Mojave, and then we have made the GNS3 VM connection with GNS3. And finally, we’ve added a Cisco Router to the GNS3 VM. Thanks for following us!
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