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

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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.

Prerequisites

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

Course Outline

  • Introduction to GNS3
    • What is GNS3
    • Pros and Cons of GNS3
    • Components of GNS3
  • Windows Installation
    • Acquiring the installation media
    • Installation of GNS3 components
    • Initial configuration of GNS3 components
  • MacOS Installation
    • Acquiring the installation media
    • Installation of GNS3 components
    • Initial configuration of GNS3 components
  • Tour of GNS3 Interface
    • GNS3 Toolbar
    • Devices Toolbar
    • Topology Summary
    • Server Summary
    • Work Area
  • Acquiring Cisco IOS Binaries
    • From physical devices
    • Other sources
  • Emulating Cisco IOS Binaries
    • Creating Cisco IOS applicances with Dynamips
    • Configuring interfaces for IOS routers
    • Finding the Idle-PC value
  • Juniper Devices
    • Acquiring Juniper device binaries
    • Compatibility considerations
    • Creating a Juniper vSRX applicance with VirtualBox
  • Integrating Docker Containers
    • Why Docker containers
    • Finding useful containers
    • Creating Docker appliances in GNS3
  • Using Cisco VIRL Images
    • Obtaining a VIRL license and VIRL images
    • Obtaining GNS3 templates for VIRL images
    • Creating VIRL appliances in GNS3
  • Attaching Virtual Machines to GNS3 Topologies
    • Linking VirtualBox or VMware VMs to GNS3 topologies
  • Client-Server Setup
    • Installation of Ubuntu 16.04
    • Using the GNS3-Server installation script
    • Connecting a GNS3 client to a GNS3 server
  • Connecting to Physical Networks
    • Associating a cloud node with a physical NIC
    • Using the cloud node to attach to physical switches and networks

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