GNS3 Infra Setup

Step 1

  • setup virtualbox or VMWare ESXi node

Step 2

  • Download GNS3 image (OVA or suitable format)

Step 3

  • Create a VM in ESXi (or in VirtualBox) with downloaded ova file
  • configure IP as you need

Step 4

  • Download and install GNS3 GUI on a machine (your workstation or laptop)
  • Refer install instruction - linux

Step 5

  • Open GNS3 GUI -> Connect to GNS3 VM/Image

Step 6

  • Create Project

Step 7

  • Download ISO images for devices
  • or IOS

Connect to real network

install gns3-server locally

sudo apt install  gns3-server

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