Network Modeling with GNS3

This online instructor led training course provides the knowledge to install, configure and troubleshoot common issues with GNS3.

In this course students will learn how to set up a wide variety of virtual network devices including Cisco and Juniper network equipment, virtual servers and workstations, and security appliances. Students will also learn how to incorporate physical devices into GNS3 topologies and how to connect GNS3 to existing networks.

Instructor: Shane Sexton, A+, Security+, CCNA

Networking Demo


Skills Learned

  • Knowledge to create sophisticated network topologies
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot common issues with GNS3
  • Ability to incorporate physical devices into GNS3 topologies
  • Ability to connect GNS3 to existing networks

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is appropriate for computer technicians, IT support staff, and anyone else that is looking to broaden their networking knowledge or want to test their network environment.


None, but we recommend that students have a networking certification (ex. Network+) or have general computer knowledge.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to GNS3
    • Components
    • Legal consideration surrounding IOS images
  • Installing and Configuring GNS3
  • Creating routers:
    • IOS
    • Quagga
    • Juniper
  • Working with switches:
    • The GNS3 built-in switch
    • Connecting physical switches to GNS3
  • Integrating virtual hosts and appliances
    • Virtual machine hosts
    • Docker containers
  • Using Wireshark in GNS3
  • Working with remote GNS3 servers

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Call 480-850-9200 or submit below to get pricing for you or your team.