Network Simulators

Ryan Shea ryanshea at google.com
Wed Jan 19 07:36:31 CST 2011


You can do some switching by stuffing a virtual NM-16ESW into your
faketastic 3660 in Dynamips. Then there are the built-in frame-relay and
ethernet switches you could dump into the mix as well.

-Ryan

On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 10:23 AM, Brandon Kim <brandon.kim at brandontek.com>wrote:

>
> James:
>
> I've been resisting GNS3 for the longest time, because I like real
> equipment and to get my hands a little dirty.
> But for the purpose of simulation, GNS3 helped me identify a BGP issue last
> week. If it weren't for GNS3,
> I would not have been able to figure it out.
>
> I will be using GNS3 in the future now for as much I can. Remember it is
> more router oriented than switch.
>
> So you can't do any fancy L3 switching......
>
>
>
> > Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2011 10:05:21 -0500
> > From: james at freedomnet.co.nz
> > To: nanog at nanog.org
> > Subject: Re: Network Simulators
> >
> > So far GNS3 has won out so far. It seems to work on my Mac fairly well.
> > trying it out now.
> >
> > On 17/01/11 9:37 AM, Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo wrote:
> > > I am currently researching virtual simulation environments for the
> > > Networking courses that I teach. I am now interested in user-mode
> > > linux emulators as they provide more real environments.
> > >
> > > The one that I am liking the most right now is this one:
> > > http://wiki.netkit.org/index.php/Main_Page
> > >
> > > regards
> > >
> > > Carlos
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Arturo Servin<
> arturo.servin at gmail.com>  wrote:
> > >> GNS3
> > >> http://www.gns3.net/
> > >>
> > >>         This is another network simulator, mainly for academic
> research.
> > >>
> > >> NS-2
> > >> http://www.isi.edu/nsnam/ns/
> > >>
> > >>         And you can always setup some virtual machines with DNSs,
> hosts and routers with open-source software.
> > >>
> > >> regards,
> > >> -as
> > >>
> > >> On 17 Jan 2011, at 11:58, James Jones wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Are there any good Network Simulators/Trainers out there that support
> IPv6? I want play around with some IPv6 setup.
> > >>>
> > >>> --
> > >>> James Jones
> > >>> +1-413-667-9199 <tel:+14136679199>
> > >>> james at freedomnet.co.nz
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>



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