Introducing VIRL



Cisco's powerful network simulation platform
  • Cisco virtual machines running the same network operating systems as used in Cisco’s physical routers and switches
  • Powerful GUI for network design and simulation control
  • Configuration engine that can build complete Cisco configuration
    at the push of a button
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    Why VIRL



    POWERFUL AND PORTABLE

    It's your flexible, all-in-one virtual networking lab — no more bulky network equipment and hours of wiring! And it's easy to extend your lab by linking to physical devices.

    OFFICIAL CISCO IMAGES

    VIRL comes with a complete set of legal and licensed Cisco images, with new OS releases provided on a regular basis.

    AUTOMATIC CONFIGURATION

    Use Autonetkit to create bootstrap configurations, or enter your configs manually.
    Your choice!

    COMMUNITY SUPPORT WITH ENGINEERS

    Community support with 5000+ community members!

    FREQUENT RELEASES

    You ask, we deliver! We push out new features and updates periodcally to better your simulation experience.

    LAYER 2 SWITCHING AND ASAV

    ASAv and IOSvL2 virtual machines are included, making Security and Switching learning easy.