GNS3 & Packet Tracer Quick Start Guides (vs VIRL & Physical)
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GNS3 & Packet Tracer Quick Start Guides (vs VIRL & Physical)

Learn which is best. Learn how to download and install Cisco Packet Tracer and GNS3. Quick Start for CCNA, CCENT exams!
4.8 (328 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
8,012 students enrolled
Last updated 10/2018
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Price: Free
This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What you'll learn
  • Learn which lab platform is best for you: Packet Tracer, GNS3, VIRL or Physical Equipment
  • Learn how to download and install Cisco Packet Tracer

  • Learn how to download and install GNS3

Requirements
  • Want to learn about practical networking lab options.
  • Studying for your CCNA or CCENT
Description

Which is best for studying? 

- Cisco Packet Tracer

- GNS3

- VIRL

- Physical Equipment

What should you be using when you are studying for your CCNA exam? And what about for CCNP or CCIE? What lab options are available today?

In this course we will discuss the various lab options and I will also show you how to download and configure both Cisco Packet Tracer and GNS3.

Learn Cisco technologies practically using GNS3 or Packet Tracer.

Who this course is for:
  • CCNA students
  • CCENT students
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Architects
Course content
Expand all 24 lectures 03:16:25
+ Packet Tracer vs GNS3 vs VIRL vs Physical Equipment
6 lectures 45:41

What's the best? Packet Tracer? GNS? VIRL? Physical Equipment? This is
the first of multiple videos discussing the advantages and disadvantages
of each platform.

GNS3 vs Packet Tracer vs VIRL vs Physical (Part 1): Introduction
04:15

What's the best? Packet Tracer? GNS? VIRL? Physical Equipment? This is
the second of multiple videos discussing the advantages and
disadvantages of each platform. In this video we discuss Cisco Packet
Tracer - an easy way to get started learning the Cisco CLI.


GNS3 vs Packet Tracer vs VIRL vs Physical (Part 2): Packet Tracer
08:37

What's the best? Packet Tracer? GNS? VIRL? Physical Equipment? This is
the third of multiple videos discussing the advantages and disadvantages
of each platform. In this video we discuss the advantages and
disadvantages of GNS3.

GNS3 vs Packet Tracer vs VIRL vs Physical (Part 3): GNS3
09:32

What's the best? Packet Tracer? GNS? VIRL? Physical Equipment? This is
the forth of multiple videos discussing the advantages and disadvantages
of each platform. In this video we discuss the advantages and
disadvantages of Cisco VIRL.

GNS3 vs Packet Tracer vs VIRL vs Physical (Part 4): VIRL
03:46

What's the best? Packet Tracer? GNS? VIRL? Physical Equipment? This is
the fifth of multiple videos discussing the advantages and disadvantages
of each platform. In this video we discuss the advantages and
disadvantages of physical network equipment.

GNS3 vs Packet Tracer vs VIRL vs Physical (Part 5): Physical Equipment
08:48

What's the best? Packet Tracer? GNS? VIRL? Physical Equipment? This is
the first of multiple videos discussing the advantages and disadvantages
of each platform. In this video I discuss the feedback that I received
and other lab options.


GNS3 vs Packet Tracer vs VIRL vs Physical (Part 6): Feedback
10:43
+ Packet Tracer Installation
1 lecture 18:07
Download and Install Packet Tracer
18:07
+ VIRL Install
5 lectures 42:38
Cisco VIRL download, installation and configuration (Part 1): Overview
07:39
Cisco VIRL download, installation & configuration (Part 2): Download OVA & initi
14:00
Cisco VIRL download, installation & configuration (Part 3): VIRL Licensing
05:54
Cisco VIRL download, installation & configuration (Part 4): VM Maestro and build
09:06
Cisco VIRL download, installation & configuration (Part 5): Mac VM Maestro insta
05:59
+ GNS3 2.1 Install
10 lectures 01:29:28
GNS3 Install Part 1
03:32
GNS3 Install Part 2
11:47
GNS3 Install Part 3
04:37
GNS3 Install Part 4
09:50
GNS3 Install Part 5
07:55
GNS3 Install Part 6
12:13
GNS3 Install Part 7
08:29
GNS3 Install Part 8
11:55
GNS3 Install Part 9
11:23
GNS3 Install Part 10
07:47
+ Bonus Lecture
1 lecture 00:14
Want to learn more?
00:14