GNS3 2.0 Alpha 1 Released! What’s New in GNS3 2.0 – The GNS3 team has released GNS3 2.0 Alpha 1 with many new features.
GNS3 2.0 Alpha 1 Released! What's New in GNS3 2.0

GNS3 2.0 Alpha 1 Released! What’s New in GNS3 2.0

With the GNS3 network simulator program, you can prepare for Cisco exams more thoroughly and professionally. After the 1.5.x versions of GNS3, the new features of GNS3 2.0 version are available.

With GNS3 2.0, users can now instantly configure and control their projects with the GNS3 Server feature. Many users will be able to work on the same project by connecting to the GNS3 server at the same time.

What’s New in GNS3 2.0

SAVE AS YOU GO

It enables network projects created on GNS3 to be saved automatically after closing the program.

SMART PACKET CAPTURE

With the Packet Capture feature, you can quickly connect to the Wireshark program to analyze TCP/IP traffic.

GNS3 2.0 Alpha 1 Released! What's New in GNS3 2.0

CAPTURE ON ANY LINK BETWEEN ANY NODE

GNS3 now allows you to analyze TCP/IP traffic between any device.

SELECT WHERE TO RUN A VPCS NODE

When you add in a VPCS (Virtual Computer) to the project, you can make the server selection. For example, GNS3 Local Server and GNS3 VM Server.

DELETE A PROJECT FROM THE GUI

The Delete Project feature, which is added to the GNS3 menu, allows you to delete projects immediately.

GNS3 2.0 Alpha 1 Released! What's New in GNS3 2.0

PROJECT OPTIONS

It allows you to configure additional settings for your existing work when you close the GNS3 program.

GNS3 2.0 Alpha 1 Released! What's New in GNS3 2.0

CLOUD TEMPLATES

It allows you to add various devices to your network using GNS3 Cloud templates.

NEW CLOUD INTERFACE

With the new Cloud interface you can now configure network adapters in more detail.

GNS3 2.0 Alpha 1 Released! What's New in GNS3 2.0

VPCS / ETHERNET SWITCH / ETHERNET HUB TEMPLATES

You can create VPCS, Ethernet Switch, and Ethernet Hub templates with GNS3 2.0.

SEARCH OS IMAGES IN MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

You can store the Cisco IOS images you have added to GNS3 in the desired location in the General Preferences window.

GNS3 2.0 Alpha 1 Released! What's New in GNS3 2.0

PERIODIC EXTRACTION OF STARTUP CONFIGS FOR DYNAMIPS AND IOU

It is a periodic control feature to prevent network devices from overlapping the running-config files.

CUSTOM CLOUD, ETHERNET HUB AND ETHERNET SWITCH TEMPLATES

You can create a new device with the custom device creation feature.

SNAP TO GRID FOR ALL OBJECTS

This feature was introduced in version 1.5 of GNS3. You can create Rectangles, Ellipses, and Images for better network design in the GNS3 workspace.

SYNCHRONIZE THE NODE TEMPLATES WHEN USING MULTIPLE GUI

Node drafts are synchronized between all GUIs.

LINK LABEL STYLE

The links between nodes can be changed in color, fit, font.

NEW PLACE HOLDERS IN COMMAND LINE FOR OPENING CONSOLES

The % i value will be replaced by the project UUID and the % c value will be replaced with the link value.

EXPORT A PORTABLE PROJECT FROM MULTIPLE REMOTE SERVERS

If there is a GNS3 project running on a server, it is possible to import your project into the GNS3 VM.

NEW SAVE AS

The old Save As feature has been replaced with the project copy feature.

SNAPSHOTS WITH REMOTE SERVERS

With Snapshots feature, snapshots can now be taken on remote servers.

BETTER START / STOP / SUSPEND ALL NODES

All nodes provide faster operation thanks to the Start / Stop / Suspend feature.

EDIT CONFIG

For configuration of Dynamips, VPCS and IOU nodes, configuration file editing via GNS3 has been introduced.

NAT NODE

The NAT node can be used to connect the GNS3 nodes to the Internet without requiring any settings. This feature requires the GNS3 VM or Linux using Libvirt Nat Interface.

SUPPORT FOR COLORBLIND USERS

The Stop Symbol is now a red color to better understand working devices. This feature is very useful for color-blind users.

GNS3 2.0 Alpha 1 Released! What's New in GNS3 2.0

SUPPORT FOR NON LOCAL SERVER

In previous versions, Local Server could not be disabled. Now you can store your settings on the Remote Server as Local Server can be disabled.

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GNS3 2.1.8 Installation ⇒ Video

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  Final Word

According to previous versions of GNS3, GNS3 2.0 is now available. You can also use the Cisco Packet Tracer program for basic Cisco configurations instead of GNS3. Thanks for following us!

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