Cisco Virtual Internet Routing Lab (VIRL) by Anthony Sequeira
English | 2014 | flv | H264 1280x720 | AAC 1 ch | 2 hr 40 min | 497 MB
Cisco VIRL (Virtual Internet Routing Lab) is the personal edition of Cisco Modeling Labs. VIRL's designed to provide students and network engineers with a platform to emulate various Cisco operating systems including IOS, IOS XR, and NX-OS in an easy to use GUI.
- Familiarity with Cisco IOS and various computer operating systems
- Use of the internet and its related tools such as Telnet, WWW, and email
- Host system must be able to access the internet periodically
- Four CPU cores and 8GB of DRAM. More resources allows for larger simulations
- Intel VT-x / EPT or AMD-V / RVI virtualization extensions present and enabled in the BIOS
- 50GB of free disk space for installation
- VM Maestro User Interface client requires Java JRE 6+ to be installed
- VMware Fusion Pro v5.02 or later (including v6.x or v7.x)
- VMware Workstation v8.04 or later (including v9.x and 10.x)
- VMware Player v5.02 or later*** (including v6.x)
- ESXi 5.1 / 5.5 using the vSphere Client: ESXi 5.1U2 (Build 1483097) or ESXi 5.5U1 (Build 1623387)****
- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
- Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
- Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
- Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)/li>
Related job functions:
- Systems admin
- Network admin
- Network operations analyst
- Network technician
- Network design expert
Cisco VIRL is making a huge buzz in the industry. In this course, you will learn its critical features and how to use the product. Whether you are evaluating VIRL for your studies or network analysis, or you already have the product and want to ensure you can utilize it, this course will provide what you need.
1. What is VIRL? (00:05:35)
Not sure exactly what Cisco VIRL is and what it can do for you? Then this Nugget is a must.
2. VIRL Versions (00:04:15)
What are the various versions of VIRL, and how do they differ?
3. VIRL Requirements (00:07:13)
What hardware and software do we need in place in order to install and run VIRL? Find out in this Nugget!
4. Installing VIRL (00:17:54)
This Nugget details and demonstrates the installation of Cisco VIRL.
5. Validating the VIRL Installation (00:02:37)
Did the install process succeed? Are you ready to use VIRL with success? Find out how to verify all of this in this Nugget.
6. Installing VM Maestro (00:10:40)
The GUI for controlling Cisco VIRL is called VM Maestro. In this Nugget, you learn how to install and troubleshoot this installation.
7. Touring VM Maestro (00:08:31)
There are lots of panes to be found in the VM Maestro GUI. What do they all mean? Learn all that, and watch a basic workflow example in this critical Nugget.
8. Creating a New Project and Topology (00:08:34)
In this Nugget, watch Anthony Sequeira demonstrate how simple it is to create a working topology in VIRL.
9. Using Your Own Telnet Client (00:03:52)
In this Nugget, Anthony Sequeira demonstrates how to use your own Telnet and SSH client with the VIRL simulator. This is a must if your plan on using VIRL to practice key router configurations.
10. Performing a Non-Disruptive Upgrade (00:10:56)
Great news - Cisco will be updating VIRL for us to fix bugs and add features. In this Nugget, watch as Anthony Sequeira walks you through version verification and a non-disruptive upgrade of VIRL and the VM Maestro client.
11. Using Your Own Telnet Client (00:03:52)
In this Nugget, Anthony demonstrates how to use your own Telnet and SSH client with the VIRL simulator. This is a must if your plan on using VIRL to practice key router configurations.
12. Performing a Non-Disruptive Upgrade (00:10:56)
Great news! Cisco will be updating VIRL to fix bugs and add features. In this Nugget, watch as Anthony walks you through version verification and a non-disruptive upgrade of VIRL and the VM Maestro client.
13. Practicing with Unconfigured Devices (00:06:03)
In this Nugget, Anthony demonstrates how simple it is to practice with nonconfigured devices in VIRL.
14. Creating a Simple Preconfigured Simulation (00:09:45)
In this Nugget, watch as Anthony creates and customizes a dual stack EIGRP-connected simple topology.
15. Creating More Complex Topologies (00:07:20)
VIRL is excellent at helping you pre build more complex configurations.
16. Using Visualizations (00:04:41)
VIRL is great at building diagrams of your configurations!
17. Exploring the NX-OS (00:10:20)
Yes, you can experiment with basic NX-OS features. This Nugget walks you through this.
18. Working with Device Configurations (00:09:16)
In this Nugget, Anthony Sequeira demonstrates how to export configurations, modify them on the fly, and import them into VIRL.
19. Using Sites and Servers (00:05:28)
In this Nugget, Anthony Sequeira trains you how to use sites in VIRL in order to make larger topologies more logical and hierarchical. This Nugget also shows how to implement servers in your simulations.
20. Connecting to External Networks (00:08:27)
Want your simulation to reach out to the local host machine and beyond? This Nugget is for you.
21. More Information (00:03:52)
Looking for more information on Cisco VIRL? Like breaking news or exciting new features? Check out this video, and ultimately, Anthony's blog at ajsnetworking.com - here you get just the important latest stuff, and can get your VIRL questions answered quickly.