This is the GNS3 server repository.
The GNS3 server manages emulators such as Dynamips, VirtualBox or Qemu/KVM. Clients like the GNS3 GUI controls the server using a HTTP REST API.
You will need the GNS3 GUI (gns3-gui repository) to control the server.
master is the next stable release, you can test it in your day to day activities. Bug fixes or small improvements pull requests goes here.
Never use this branch for production. Major new features pull requests goes here.
GNS3 is perhaps packaged for your distribution: * Gentoo: https://packages.gentoo.org/package/net-misc/gns3-server
Linux (Debian based)
The following instructions have been tested with Ubuntu and Mint. You must be connected to the Internet in order to install the dependencies.
- Python 3.3 or above
The following commands will install some of these dependencies:
sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools sudo apt-get install python3-netifaces
Finally these commands will install the server as well as the rest of the dependencies:
cd gns3-server-master sudo python3 setup.py install gns3server
To run tests use:
Run as daemon
You will found init sample script for various systems inside the init directory.
For ubuntu < 15.04
You need to copy init/gns3.conf.upstart to /etc/init/gns3.conf
sudo chown root /etc/init/gns3.conf sudo service gns3 start
Please use our all-in-one installer.
If you install it via source you need to install also: https://sourceforge.net/projects/pywin32/
Mac OS X
Please use our DMG package for a simple installation.
If you want to test the current git version or contribute to the project.
brew install python3 mkvirtualenv gns3-server --python=/usr/local/bin/python3.4 python3 setup.py install gns3server