How to Connect IOU to a Real Cisco Gear Using IOU Live - int2netio

Int2netio is a Cisco proprietary application also known as IOU live. It is written in C language and connects IOU routers to a real world. As it is for internal use, only Cisco employees can benefit from this application. The tutorial itself does not consider all the configuration options available for iou2netio. Instead of that it […]
Continue reading…

Share
 

How to Connect IOU to a Real Cisco Gear Using iou2net.pl

Several utilities exist that can connect IOS on Unix – IOU instances to a real world.  One of them is a perl script iou2net.pl that is licensed under GNU GPL v2. The tutorial shows example of using the script together with IOU configuration in order to achieve intra VLAN communication between IOU and Cisco 3550 switch […]
Continue reading…

Share
 

Installation Solaris Sparc 2.6 (SunOS 5.6) on Qemu - Part3 iou2net.pl Installation

Prerequisites Host system – Fedora 15 Linux or any other Linux Ghost system – Solaris 2.6 sparc installed on Qemu disk http://brezular.com/2012/02/17/installation-solaris-2-6-sparc-on-qemu-part2-solaris-installation/ Qemu v1.0.50 compiled for sparc support installed on host system http://brezular.com/2012/02/12/installation-solaris-sparc-2-6-sunos-5-6-on-qemu-part-1-qemu-installation/ Script iou2net.pl – connects IOU instance inside Qemu disk to the real world https://github.com/jlgaddis/iou2net Solaris 2.6 installation CD Solaris_2.6_Software_05_98.img Solaris 9 installation […]
Continue reading…

Share
 

Bridging guest OS - Solaris 2.6 Qemu VM with the host OS - Fedora 15

This tutorial shows how to connect guest OS – Solaris 2.6 installed into Qemu image to the real world. Depending how Qemu is configured,  Qemu image can be started either in NAT or bridged mode. When no network parameter is specified for Qemu to start,  the default NAT mode is used. In this mode Qemu […]
Continue reading…

Share
 

Installation Solaris 2.6 Sparc on Qemu - Part2 Solaris Installation

Introduction In the previous tutorial we showed the exact steps needed for configuring, compiling and installing Qemu  for Sparc32 support on Fedora Linux. The goal of this article is to describe detailed steps of installation Solaris 2.6 Sparc (SunOS 5.6) into Qemu image. The Qemu image may be used for quick testing of Cisco IOU […]
Continue reading…

Share
 

Creating a Cisco switch using IOUl2 loaded on Linux Core Qemu Image

Introduction It has always been a dream of Cisco guys to run Cisco IOS on a computer instead of real Cisco hardware. Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to emulate  Cisco devices using  ASICs due to lack of their public specifications. It had changed when Cisco IOS images known as IOU leaked from Cisco. They are basically […]
Continue reading…

Share
 

Creating a Cisco switch using IOUl2 loaded on CentOS Qemu Image

The tutorial describes steps required for creating Cisco switch based on IOUl2. The Qemu image with installed CentOS Linux is loaded with IOU image. The IOU instances are attached to the network using iou2net.pl script written by Jeremy L. Gaddis. The script forwards frames between a IOU instance and a Qemu network adapters. The script […]
Continue reading…

Share
 

Cisco IOU CCIE v4 Rack LiveCD v2.0 Installation on Qemu Image

IOU CDlive is absolutely perfect. There is a complete CCIE R&S v4 topology presented inside a single bootable CD using  Cisco IOS-On-UNIX (IOU) images. Thanks to low CPU requirement, old computers can use this CD without necessity of buying expensive hardware. In other words, your way to CCIE certification can be done with extremely low budget. […]
Continue reading…

Share
 

Cisco L3 and L2 IOUs running on Fedora Linux

These steps are based on tutorial “Cisco IOU’s License Protection” and adapted for Fedora Linux. For further information about IOU licensing, please visit the site. http://evilrouters.net/2011/01/18/cisco-iou-faq/ 1. Download bbe – hex editor $ wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/bbe-/files/bbe/0.1.8/bbe-0.1.8-2.i386.rpm/download 2. Install rpm package $ sudo rpm -ihv ./bbe-0.1.8-2.i386.rpm 3. Install openssl-devel packages and create symbolic link The shared library libcrypto.so4 must presented […]
Continue reading…

Share