Cisco CSR 1000v Installation on Qemu Virtual Machine

The Cisco IOS XE Release 3.10 brings support for Kernel Based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor. Thanks to the this awesome enhancement, Cisco CSR 1000v running IOS XE  3.10 can be easily connected to devices running inside GNS3 topology.  The goal of this tutorial is to install CSR 1000v IOS XE 3.10 on a virtual machine […]
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Managing Cisco CSR 1000v installed on VMware player

In a previous tutorial we installed the Cisco CSR 1000v (IOS-XE Release 3.9.1S) router on a Virtual machine run by VMware player 5.0.1. In this tutorial we are going to activate an evaluation licence for CSR 1000v (IOS-XE  3.10.0S) and clone Virtual machine using VMware player. The last part will explain how can be CSR 1000v, Minicom and VMware player […]
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Testing 802.1Q and Multicast Traffic between the Cisco CSR 1000v and the Cisco 3725 Router

In a previous tutorial we explained how to connect Cisco CSR 1000v running on VMware player to the Cisco Multiservice access router 3725 emulated by Dynamips and running inside GNS3. We will use the same network topology in order to test if the multicast traffic and 802.1Q tagged traffic is transferred correctly between the routers. Picture 1 […]
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Connecting Cisco CSR 1000v Series Cloud Services Router to GNS3

The goal of the article is to install Cisco Cloud Services Router (CSR) 1000v on VMware Virtual Machine and connect CSR 1000v router to the Cisco 3725 router running inside GNS3.  Testing transfer of multicast and 802.1Q tagged traffic between the routers is explained in the upcoming tutorial. The LAB Software Requirements Linux Fedora 17 x86_64 Cisco […]
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