Accessing the web interface
Main topology menu:
Viewing a project:
Accessing the router through the integrated web console:
Remote access over an SSH tunnel
My GNS3 server is physically located in my home lab. As someone who likes to test new ideas while on the road, I can start a SSH tunnel to access the lab from any remote location. In fact, I am writing this post and working in the lab from a hotel room.
GNS3 over an SSH tunnel:
ssh -L 3080:192.168.86.40:3080 murray-home.ddns.net
Open a web browser and connect to:
I prefer to use a terminal session as the console. The existing SSH tunnel can dual purpose as a way to access the console:
jemurray@home-server:~$ telnet 192.168.86.40 5039 Trying 192.168.86.40... Connected to 192.168.86.40. Escape character is '^]'. root> root> root> show ? Possible completions: access-cac Show access cac under enhanced-broadband-edge access-security Show access security information accounting Show accounting profiles and records agent Show SDN agent information amt Show AMT Protocol information ancp Show ancp information aps Show Automatic Protection Switching information arp Show system Address Resolution Protocol table entries as-path Show table of known autonomous system paths authentication-whitelist Show 802.1X White List MAC addresses ....