GNS3 is a graphical network simulation program. You can easily operate devices such as Cisco Switch, Router on GNS3.
How to Set Up GNS3 2.2 (2.2.0) on Windows 10
, you can improve your network design and become a network expert. Since this network simulator is a constantly developed program, you should always check for updates to get new features. GNS3
Although the logic of this program is very similar to the
program, the biggest difference is that Cisco IOS images can be used more extensively and in detail. Cisco Packet Tracer
With this simulator software, you can use IOS images of real Cisco devices for network design on your computer. In other software, IOS images have insufficient and limited features.
The beginner program for the people who study Cisco CCNA exams is Packet Tracer. The GNS3 program more widely used for more advanced and professional network designs.
Before installing the virtual network simulator, you can download the latest version of it from the button below.
Minimum System Requirements
Operating System: Must be at least Windows 7 64.
Processor: You must have at least Dual-Core processors.
RAM (Memory): A minimum of 4 GB is sufficient.
Disk Space: Minimum 1 GB is sufficient. However, more space may need for Cisco images.
Recommended System Requirements
Operating System: Again must be at least Windows 7 64bit.
Processor: 4 or more logical processors. Core i7 is my advice.
RAM (Memory): 8 GB is enough. 16 GB is, of course, more stable.
Disk Space: I strongly recommend using with SSD disk. You must have a minimum of 35 GB of free space.
In addition to the recommended system requirements; From your bios settings, you can enable the
setting. virtualization How to Setup and Configure GNS3
Follow the steps below to install and configure GNS3, the most advanced network simulator program use to prepare for Cisco exams, on your Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 computer.
After logging in to GNS3 website, click the
Free Download button.
Since you will install GNS3 on Windows 10, click the
Download button under the Windows option.
Wait while downloading GNS3 to your computer.
After the download is complete, run GNS3-all-in-one.exe as an administrator to start the installation.
In the Setup window, click Next to begin the installation.
Click I Agree to accept the license agreement of the network simulator program.
Leave the default setting in the Choose Start Menu Folder window and click Next to continue.
In the Choose Components window, select the required applications to be installed on your computer and continue with Next.
In the Choose Install Location window, select where you want to install the program and click Next.
Wait while installing the Cisco simulator program on your computer.
One of the applications required for GNS3 during the installation phase is WinPcap. Click Next to install the WinPcap software.
Continue the installation process by accepting the license agreement of WinPcap software.
In the Installation Options window, select the option below if you want to run WinPcap the next time you restart your computer and click Next.
After completing the WinPcap installation, click Finish and continue to install GNS3.
Now, wait while downloading
, one of the must-have programs for GNS3. If you do not have an Internet connection, you can install Wireshark on your computer later. Wireshark
After completing the
process, click the Accept button to accept the Solar-PuTTY license agreement. Wireshark installation
Enter the email address for Solar-PuTTY use and click Continue.
After completing the GNS3 installation, continue with Next.
Click Install to install Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager 7.3.2 (HAXM).
After installing the Intel application manager, click Finish and continue the installation.
If you want to use the Solarwinds tools for free, you can select Yes. If not, select No and click Next.
After you have successfully installed GNS3, click Finish to run it.
How to Add Router/Switch Router Image
After installing and running GNS3, you need to add an
to the program. After you add and configure IOS images of Cisco network devices to GNS3, you will be ready to do your projects. To add an iOS image, click on the image below to see our article! IOS image
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