GNS3 0.8.4 : emulator of router / provided without any IOS
VirtualBox 4.2.16 r86992
Virtual PC Simulator 0.5a0
Virtual Machine (VM)
18 Virtual Machines Linux Debian Squeeze. Their only difference is their name.
VM are integrated into GNS3 and VirtualBox
The installed software are similar to the ones of NetKit.
Be careful : several services (isc-dhcp-server, bind9, samba, ...) are downloaded but not installed. You must install them for use them (aptitude install/apt-get install), but you don't need access to Internet for that.
Should it be needed, additional software can also be installed (as with a real machine) in order to enable particular features that are required for specific experiments.
The main tools
Servers DHCP, DNS, FTP, tFTP, SSH
Network protocol analyzer : Wireshark 1.2.11
Web Navigator Midori 0.2.4
PDF Reader xpdf 3.02
Configurations files added
A basic configuration file for the Cisco routers (/VM/Cisco/Config/baseconfig_cisco.txt)
For nano, a syntax highlighting for the configuration files
For tmux (installed only on VM), the key « SHIFT+ARROW » allow to change terminals fastly.
minicom of Raizo is configured to get connected to the serial port. minicomUSB (or « minicom USB ») allows to use an adapter USB.
On Raizo and the VMs
fast-ip : configuration of IP address and eventually the gateway.
fast-dhcp : configuration of a DHCP server based on the IP address of the server