Cisco Modeling Labs - Personal

Cisco Modeling Labs - Personal

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    Prepare for your next Cisco certification with this powerful network virtualization and orchestration platform.

    Whether you are studying for an Expert, Professional, or Associate certification, Cisco Modeling Labs - Personal enables you to practice by creating highly accurate models of existing or planned networks in a safe virtual environment.

    Cisco Modeling Labs - Personal is a network simulation platform for designing, testing, troubleshooting, and learning about networks. The latest version offers a complete rewrite of the software formerly called Cisco Virtual Internet Routing Lab Personal Edition, now with a streamlined HTML5 interface and a comprehensive API so you can design and test network automation workflows.

    Cisco Modeling Labs - Personal uses licensed Cisco IOS images — the same software in routers and switches. This gives you a simulation tool with reliable models, whether you’re preparing for your next certification exam or writing automation code for work.

    Cisco Modeling Labs - Personal allows you to:

    • Create models and what-if scenarios of real-world and future networks
    • Use Cisco IOS network operating systems, with routers and switches
    • Connect virtual and physical environments
    • Add nodes and change links in a running network simulation
    • Start and view packet captures right from the UI

    Cisco Modeling Labs – Personal supports the following Cisco images:

    • IOSv and IOSvL2
    • NX-OSv and NX-OS 9000v
    • IOS XRv and IOS XRv 9000
    • IOS XE (CSR1000v)
    • ASAv

    For more information on images and features supported, see the documentation at https://developer.cisco.com/docs/modeling-labs.

    Cisco Modeling Labs – Personal also includes the following third-party and utility VMs:

    • Linux VM with Cisco's Trex packet generator
    • A WAN Emulator for creating WAN-like delay, jitter, and loss effects on links
    • Desktop Alpine Linux image that provides a graphical, Xfce interface
    • Tiny Core Linux server image
    • Full-featured Ubuntu server image using cloud-init YAML configuration
    • CoreOS Linux container-focused OS using cloud-init YAML configuration

    Cisco Modeling Labs - Personal is distributed as an OVA file for you to deploy as a virtual machine on supported VMware products. For more information on packages, requirements and supported hypervisors, see the Quick Start Guide.

    Cisco Modeling Labs – Personal is a community-supported product supported by 5000+ community members, including Cisco community managers. Join the Cisco Modeling Labs - Personal Community on the Cisco Learning Network to get articles, how-to tips, and links to useful resources.

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