need a software to practices the networking lessons

i m a studying ccna and i have studied mcse
i m studying at home i have one pc and need to work on a network virtualy
is there any software that i can use to software to work praticallly wit i study or configure a network infasturator , router or switch
using a one pc and no hardware like router or swtich
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While working on real hardware helps the most if it is not an option then I would recommend RouterSim fo your CCNA studies. In addition you may want to look in to some CBT's.

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I second that - the routersim network visualiser is brilliant :)
The other option is Dynamips/Dynagen.....

SolarWinds® Network Configuration Manager (NCM)

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Dynamips is a great solution.

Here is a GUI interface that works well; you just need access to some IOS images.

Graphical Network Simulator

Kamran ArshadIT AssociateCommented:

You may try out the below applications;



3- Dynamips


5- RouterSim

Kamran ArshadIT AssociateCommented:
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