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How to build a CCIE rack with GNS3 / dynamips — Part 4, connect the switches to the GNS3 server

So now its time to connect our server to the 4 switches in order to make the lab setup complete! We here need now our straight through patch cables. I ordered them in red to get a little color in … Continue reading

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How to build a CCIE rack with GNS3 / dynamips — Part 3, build up the 4 switches

So now as the Server is built, it is time to install our four switches. All switches in my lab are 3550s with EMI image. I did not spend the money for Cisco 3560s as they cost about 5 times … Continue reading

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How to build a CCIE rack with GNS3 / dynamips — Part 2a, build up the hardware UPDATED

Hey guys n gals! Updated part2a of the howto. New pictures and new case. Have fun with it! Regards!

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How to build a CCIE rack with GNS3 / dynamips — Part 5b, the remote power switch RE-DESIGNED

Hi followers! This weekend I spend one long night at reassembling and recabling the remote power switch into a 19″ case, so that it is not a mess any longer. First: Feel free to comment or maybe you have some … Continue reading

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How to build a CCIE rack with GNS3 / dynamips — Part 5a, the remote power switch

Ok guys here we are now for the remote power supply. I prioritized this part because a guy from the ieoc forum would like to know more about it. So whats our goal here: – remotely switch on/off our equipment … Continue reading

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How to build a CCIE rack with GNS3 / dynamips — Part 2a, build up the hardware

So here it is….part 2 of my “how-to-build-a-ccie-rack”. In this part I will focus on how to build the server that is used for the GNS3 virtualization. It is one of the major parts of your lab, as the server… … Continue reading

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How to build a CCIE rack with GNS3 / dynamips — Part 1

Hey people! Here is part one of my “How to build a CCIE rack”. Of course there are also some howto´s in the internet how to do it, but every howto is understood differently and maybe you like the way … Continue reading

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