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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Adding Host in GNS3 VM or QEMU

Hello after a long period GNS3 released a Host add on to GNS3
Follow the steps for adding the host in GNS3 using QEMU Bin file

First My OS is win 7

Step 1
Download this 2 file from Server




Step 2

After download Place the File in GNS3 Install Folder
Generally in C:\Programs Files\GNS3\

Step 3
Open GNS3

Step 4
Go to Preference
Click Test

Step 5
Go to QEMU Host
Add the Following
Identifiers Name: Microcore
Binary Name: linux-microcore-2.10.img
Show the Path where we download the linux-microcore-2.10.img from net (best is save in IOS Image Folder)
RAM: 32
NIC: e1000
Qemu Optional: -no-acpi

Click:  Save configuration

Apply and OK

That it
Drag and Drop the Host from the list if need drop a router and connect the host to router that it
If everything is fine Pc will work
Right Click Host and Start

one the Pc Boot this is command
Username: Root password is root

Sudo ifconfig eth0 

Gr8 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! it works



Anonymous said...

gr8..its very helpful...thnk u

Unknown said...

Thank you sir...its grt


teenddeem said...

thank you for helping that.

Unknown said...

I tried it on windows XP and it does not work. It says error 202. What should I do?

Peace On Earth said...

thank you very much dear works

Peace On Earth said...

is there any windows box that I can download instead of linux box for GNS3?

Mehul said...

Great! Thanks - worked like a charm...

vishal said...


Thanks for the tutorial

While configuring Qemu Host as per above mentioned steps

I showing me 202 Command Error 'Clean'

Help appreciated :)


PKML said...

thanks so much///

Unknown said...

how connect gns3 router to pc.

Lê Thái Dương said...

Thanks for share !

valerydolce said...

thanks a lot for this tutorial !!!

has9 said...

thanks.. worked like a charm...
but the linux image is not were its supposed to be.. its under ------ Appliances/linux-microcore-2.10.img/

Anonymous said...

Great... Thanks a ton. I am a student learning CCNA using real routers and switches and was trying to learn GNS3. Thanks a lot for this.


Chase4Net IT Solutions said...

great..its very helpful...thnk u

Judy Pearson said...

great techinal information,one could definitely beat the technolog with it,i wpuld love to learn cisco,useful information about CCIE now at ameerpet,keep sharing more with this.