Network Simulators

Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo carlosm3011 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 08:27:27 CST 2011


Anything for Junipers ?

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Gary Gladney <gladney at stsci.edu> wrote:
> If you looking for network simulator for Cisco equipment it's been my experience that Boson (www.boson.com) has best network simulator for Cisco equipment.  It behaves and process information the way real Cisco equipment does.  I've tried GS3, it great for routing situations but lacks in simulating switches.
>
> Gary
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Shea [mailto:ryanshea at google.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 8:37 AM
> To: Brandon Kim
> Cc: nanog group
> Subject: Re: Network Simulators
>
> 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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