Bridging Between Cisco VIRL and GNS3 for L2 and Serial Support

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One of the known issue for anyone preparing for a Cisco exam is that the solutions available today don’t support all the needed features.  Cisco VIRL supports L2 switching out of the box, whereas GNS3 does not.  GNS3 supports the configuration of serial interfaces on routers whereas Cisco VIRL does not.  For someone starting out in this […]

Oracle VirtualBox Network Modes


There’s been a whole heap (programming pun intended) of blogs around automation and virtualisation over the last few years, with some rather good ones of late centred around the now classic mix of VirtualBox, Vagrant and Ansible*|**. I’m particularly enjoying the Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! series by Larry Smith Jr. at the moment. I may […]