What is this Cisco?

Why is Cisco not calling them routers anymore? What is this device? Want to learn more? Go here: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/routers/cloud-edge/index.html and here: https://blogs.cisco.com/networking/catalyst-8000-edge-platforms Menu: What? 0:00​ Why is it now a router? 0:20​ 100GE speeds: 0:50​ What is a QFP? 1:30​ 8000V and IOS-XE: 2:36​ Snort and options: 3:07​ Two modes: SD-WAN vs Autonomous: 3:20​ Trends:… Continue reading What is this Cisco?

CML FAQs: Wireshark, passwords, Docker and more.

How do you capture packets in CML? Is Wireshark available? Is Docker supported? What are devices passwords? How do I add interfaces to devices? These are some of the questions I answer in this video. Cisco CML-P (VIRL 2) is here: Learn how to download, install and configure Cisco CML-P (VIRL 2) in my series… Continue reading CML FAQs: Wireshark, passwords, Docker and more.

CML FAQs: How to connect to external networks?

How do you connect CML to a physical network? Well, here I show you how to use both bridged and NAT modes to connect your CML networks to a WiFi network. Cisco CML-P (VIRL 2) is here: Learn how to download, install and configure Cisco CML-P (VIRL 2) in my series of videos. The new… Continue reading CML FAQs: How to connect to external networks?

CML FAQs: How to export and import labs & configs?

How do I export and import CML topologies and configurations David? This is a frequency asked question I receive. In this video I’ll show you how to export and import (1) CML topologies (2) CML topologies and configurations. The configuration files are exported as YAML files – a really intuitive and easy to read format.… Continue reading CML FAQs: How to export and import labs & configs?

Can CML (VIRL 2) run Windows 10 VMs?

Can CML support multivendor topologies? Can you use other vendor VMs with CML? These are often asked questions. In this video I’m going to show you how to run a Windows 10 Virtual Machine (VM) in Cisco CML (VIRL 2). Be warned! There are a number of steps required to make this work, but it’s… Continue reading Can CML (VIRL 2) run Windows 10 VMs?

CML for FREE! (VIRL 2)

You can now access Cisco Modeling Labs (CML) for free! Thanks to Cisco DevNet, you use a cloud based version of CML for free. All you need is your web browser (you will need to install Cisco AnyConnect VPN client to access the labs remotely). This is Part 6 of my CML (VIRL 2) series… Continue reading CML for FREE! (VIRL 2)

All I need is 443? CML-P (VIRL 2)

The only port you need to open on a CML-P (VIRL 2) server is 443. You can telnet to devices using an encrypted, authenticated tunnel using the local breakout tool that comes with CML-P. No need to open lots of port numbers on your firewall. Just open TLS (Port 443) and you can connect remotely… Continue reading All I need is 443? CML-P (VIRL 2)


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