How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?GNS3 is a network emulator/simulator program commonly used by network engineers or students preparing for Cisco exams.
How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

Users of Apple MacOS X operating system can also install and run GNS3 on their computers. If you are using Windows, you can browse GNS3 Setup on Windows.

The program installation in MacOS operating systems is simpler and easier. MacOS X operating systems support the files with DMG extension.

With GNS3, you can create network topologies and you can also use it free of charge by integrating IOS images of devices such as Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, and so on.

In this article, we will install GNS3 2.0.3 on MacOS Sierra 10.12.

How to Install GNS3 2.0.3 on MacOS Sierra 10.12?

To install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra 10.12, follow the steps below in order.

   Step 1

Open the GNS3 site and click the Download button to download GNS3 2.0.3 for MacOS.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 2

Download the GNS3 program for your Mac operating system.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 3

Now, it is downloading GNS3 2.0.3 …

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 4

The GNS3-2.0.3.dmg file is in the Downloads folder.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 5

Right-click/open on the GNS3 2.0.3.dmg file.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 6

You need to move the GNS3 program into Applications.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 7

Drag and drop the GNS3 program into the Applications folder.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 8

Run GNS3 2.0.3 from within MacOS Applications.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 9

Click on the Open button to skip the (“GNS3” is from an unidentified developer) message.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 10

If you get a different error in this step, check Security & Privacy in the MacOS Settings section and check App Store and identified developers.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 11

MacOS GNS3 installation has successfully completed. Now, let’s add and test one Cisco Router IOS image to the GNS3 program. Continue by selecting the Run only legacy IOS on my computer option.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 12

Click the Next button.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 13

You need to allow for GNS3 network cards on MacOS Sierra. Click on the Yes button.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 14

Type your MacOS Sierra Root password and click OK.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 15

GNS3 local connection has provided successfully! Click Next to continue.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 16

Click the Finish button.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 17

After the step to install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra, we performed the GNS3 local connection. And finally, to add the Cisco Router image, select the “Add an IOS Router using a real IOS image (supported by Dynamips)” option and click the OK button.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 18

Click the Browse button to specify the Cisco Router IOS image location.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 19

Select the c7200-adventerprisek9-mz.152-4.M7.image file on MacOS Desktop and click the Open button.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 20

MacOS wants permission to upload to default location for GNS3 Router image. Click Yes to continue.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 21

Click on the Next button.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 22

Click on the Next button.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 23

Leave the GNS3 RAM value as the default setting and continue.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 24

If you want to add an interface to the GNS3 program, you can add it in the Network Adapters window. Click Next to continue.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 25

When using Cisco Router on MacOS GNS3, you need to specify the Idle-PC value so that your processor is not too hard to work. Click on the Idle-PC Finder button to set a value for the Router.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 26

The appropriate Idle-PC value for the Cisco Router has been found. Click the OK button to close the window.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 27

Click the Finish button.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 28

Click the OK button to close the IOS Router Templates window.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 29

To test the Cisco Router you added to GNS3 on MacOS, create a new project.

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

   Step 30

The Cisco Router 7200 in GNS3 on MacOS is functioning properly!

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra?

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  Final Word

How to Install GNS3 on MacOS Sierra? – In this article, we have implemented the step-by-step GNS3 2.0.3 installation on the Apple MacOS Sierra 10.12 operating system.

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