GNS3—a popular network emulator—can seem intimidating at first. This concise course helps you get acquainted with GNS3 by stepping through how to install and set up GNS3 version 2.1 on a Windows 10 PC. Explore the two main components GNS3 users should be aware of—the GNS3 graphical user interface (GUI) and the GNS3 virtual machine (VM). Learn how to get a basic network up and running; discover how to approach advanced switching with GNS3 and use Cisco VIRL images; familiarize yourself with GNS3 VM and VMware 14.0 issues; and more.
Note: This course uses GNS3 for all demonstrations.