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Yet Another Network Simulator

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Yet Another Network Simulator

YANS is a Docker-based network simulator. It is lightening-fast. The screenplay below demonstrates that YANS can launch a simulated network in under 3 seconds.

0. Install prerequisites:

Mac OS X


  • Docker
  • sudo apt install bridge-utils

1. Install YANS

pip install YANS

2. Create a file named topo.yaml

    - name: link1
         - node1
         - node2
    - name: link2
         - node1
    - name: link3

3. Go!


sudo yans -t <path_to_topo.yaml> up

Mac OS X

yans -t <path_to_topo.yaml> up


  • Python >= 2.6 or >= 3.3


MIT licensed. See the bundled LICENSE file for more details.

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