Getting Started with Cisco Modeling Labs (CML 2 / VIRL 2)
Cisco Modeling Labs (CML 2) virtualizes Cisco IOS networks and helps prepare for your CCNA, CCNP or DevNet exams!
- You will need a computer to run the CML software
- If you want to use CML locally, you will need to purchase a license from Cisco
- Basic CCNA or networking knowledge required
Cisco Modeling Labs (CML 2) is here! You can virtualize Cisco networks easily using CML or learn network automation and network programmability with Python or Ansible. If you are studying for your CCNA 200-301 exam, or CCNP exams or even for your Cisco DevNet exams, CML can help you prepare. The software is much more powerful than Cisco Packet Tracer and supports a whole range of Cisco devices and network topologies.
All the following Cisco images included:
and many more!
Learn technologies such as Python, Ansible, Spanning-Tree, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Etherchannel and many more using Cisco CML.
Your GNS3 Academy Instructor
David Bombal (CCIE #11023 Emeritus) passed his Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching exam in January 2003. David has the highest rated and most popular course in the GNS3 Academy: SDN and OpenFlow Introduction.
David's software tools and training have been downloaded +100,000 times. Many thousands of engineers like you use his tools and training on a regular basis.
David has developed over 20 courses for HP which are used worldwide. These include multiple SDN courses and HP ASE certification courses (4 day Instructor led training).
David's YouTube videos have been viewed +1 million times.
David has been training Cisco and networking courses for 15+ years and has delivered instructor led courses in various countries around the world covering a wide range of Cisco topics from CCNA to CCIE.
He has also personally developed Cisco engineer utilities such as the VPN Config Generator, software, training materials, EBooks, videos and other products which are used throughout the world.
GNS3 Academy Curriculum
StartCML 2.0 is here! Quick Start Guide. (23:26)
StartASAv installation and configuration (19:21)
StartAll I need is port 443? (17:02)
StartCML FAQs: How to export and import labs & configs? (10:58)
StartCML FAQs: How to connect to external networks? (7:50)
StartCML FAQs: Wireshark, passwords, Docker and more. (6:36)