Do you ever think: "If only all links in the network are fast and reliable!" VIRL now includes the ability for you to apply real-world link characteristics to your simulations:
Set latency, jitter and packet-loss on a per-link basis
See the effect on traffic passing over the links
Understand how link characteristics impact the operation of your network
We've added new functionality to our GUI to make it more intuitive. Now you can interact with your simulation with a right-click of your mouse. See this in action.
Interactive instance view of your topology
Visualize simulation state of nodes and interfaces
Start and control packet captures
The new Routem traffic generator provides an extremely flexible and powerful control-plane route injector which is very small and lightweight. With an extensive documentation set, you're able to quickly and easily create simulated control-plane sessions that bring added realism to your simulations:
Supports OSPF, ISIS, RIP & BGP
Text-based configuration syntax with comprehensive worked examples
Linux container deployment - runs in 2Mb footprint
Using Openstack's clustering capability, you can now run simulations across multiple computers, with a single point of control. The system will support up to five computers operating within a cluster. VIRL on Openstack Clusters is available on the Packet.net hosting platform as well as being available for local installation on either Vmware ESXi or on Bare-metal systems.
One controller node is required
Up to four compute nodes are available (optional)
Available for local installation or on Packet.net
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