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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introducing GNS3

    1. Why Use GNS3?

    2. Open Source Integration

    3. A Few Limitations

    4. Final Thoughts

  2. Chapter 2 Installing a Basic GNS3 System

    1. General Requirements

    2. Installing on Microsoft Windows

    3. Installing on OS X

    4. Installing on Ubuntu Linux

    5. GNS3 Appliances

    6. Final Thoughts

  3. Chapter 3 Configuration

    1. Acquiring an IOS Image

    2. Setting Up Your First IOS Router

    3. Final Thoughts

  4. Chapter 4 Creating and Managing Projects

    1. Project Management Overview

    2. Using the GNS3 Toolbar

    3. Using the Devices Toolbar

    4. Creating Your First Project

    5. Ethernet Switch Nodes

    6. Changing Symbols and Organizing Your Devices

    7. Final Thoughts

  5. Chapter 5 Integrating Hosts and Using Wireshark

    1. Virtual PC Simulator

    2. VirtualBox

    3. Wireshark

    4. Final Thoughts

  6. Chapter 6 Juniper Olive and VSRX Firefly

    1. Installing QEMU on Windows and OS X

    2. Installing QEMU on Linux

    3. Introducing Juniper

    4. Installing Juniper

    5. Creating a Juniper Olive CD Image File

    6. Installing and Configuring FreeBSD Using QEMU

    7. Installing the Juniper Olive Package in FreeBSD

    8. Configuring a Juniper Router in GNS3

    9. Testing a Juniper Router

    10. Running Juniper vSRX Firefly

    11. Final Thoughts

  7. Chapter 7 Device Nodes, Live Switches, and the Internet

    1. Built-in Device Nodes

    2. Node Configurator

    3. Ethernet Hub

    4. EtherSwitch Router

    5. Frame Relay Switch

    6. ATM Switch

    7. Cloud Nodes

    8. Connecting GNS3 Devices to Physical Hardware

    9. Connecting to Live Switches

    10. Connecting GNS3 Devices to the Internet

    11. Final Thoughts

  8. Chapter 8 Cisco ASA, IDS/IPS, and IOS-XRv

    1. Cisco Configuration Professional

    2. Cisco ASA Firewall

    3. ASDM Installation

    4. Cisco IDS/IPS

    5. Cisco IOS-XRv

    6. Final Thoughts

  9. Chapter 9 Cisco IOS On UNIX and NX-OSv

    1. Cisco IOU

    2. Setting Up IOU on a Linux PC

    3. Using the GNS3 IOU Virtual Machine on Windows and OS X

    4. NX-OSv

    5. Final Thoughts

  10. Chapter 10 Cool Things To Do on a Rainy Day

    1. Managing Devices from an Access Server

    2. Deploying Configurations to Real Hardware

    3. Copying GNS3 Projects Between Platforms

    4. Exploring the GNS3 Console

    5. Creating Projects Using Multiple PCs

    6. Nerdy Labs for Fun and Profit

    7. Final Thoughts

  1. Appendix Help! I’ve Fallen and I can’t Get Up

    1. Identifying the Problem

    2. Sudden Problems

    3. Feature Problems

    4. The Nuclear Option

    5. Overburdened Hardware

    6. Resolving Port Number Conflicts

    7. Troubleshooting an ASA

    8. Conserving Resources

    9. Backing Up Your Projects

    10. Welcome to the Jungle

    11. Final Thoughts

  2. Appendix Cisco Hardware Compatible with GNS3

    1. Supported Cisco Hardware

    2. IOS Compatibility

  3. Appendix NM-16ESW and IOU L2 Limitations

    1. Unsupported NM-16ESW Features

    2. Unsupported Features in Cisco IOU L2 Images

  4. Appendix Glossary

  5. Appendix Resources

  6. Appendix Build Virtual Networks and Save Yourself Some Dough

    1. About the Author