GNS3 Advanced Switching: NX-OS, IOSv, OpenFlow, SDN and more

GNS3 supports many switching options today. Learn the many ways you can implement switching from basic unmanaged to SDN
Instructed by: David Bombal | Subject: IT & Software, Network & Security

GNS3 Advanced Switching: NX-OS, IOSv, OpenFlow, SDN and more

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GNS3 support many switching options - they range from unmanaged switches, to Cisco IOS switches, to Datacenter Nexus switches, to Etherswitch modules and then emerging technologies such as OpenFlow and SDN. One common misconception about GNS3 is that GNS3 does not support advanced switching options. While this was true in the past, GNS3 now supports options such as: - Etherchannel - PVST+ - RPVST+ - MST - Port Security - DTP - And many others.Complimentary campus technologies such as HSRP are also supported. Your selection of image and platform will affect what is possible. Options include: - Cisco IOSvL2 - Etherswitch module - IOU - GNS3 built in switch - Openvswitch - Others CISCO SWITCHES IOSvL2: Recommended switching platform: Cisco VIRL IOSvL2 With a Cisco VIRL IOSvL2 image, you can configure and test a wide range of advanced switching features. Go here for a full list: This is the official Cisco way of emulating a switch.

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GNS3 Advanced Switching: NX-OS, IOSv, OpenFlow, SDN and more GNS3 Advanced Switching: NX-OS, IOSv, OpenFlow, SDN and more Reviewed by Acamig Courses on December 31, 2018 Rating: 5
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