Download Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 & GNS3

Update 23/08/2021 : Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 build 8.0.1.0064 has been released as a maintenance release of Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.0. Upgrade is advised for Cisco DevNet DEVASC and CCNA 7.0.2 students. Packet Tracer 8.0.x includes a new SDN network controller as well as REST API programming capabilities.

Update 12/11/2021 : GNS3 v2.2.27 has been released today for download on Github. This maintenance released fixes link duplicates in topology summary.

 

Download Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1

Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 release info

Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 has been released in summer 2021 and is now available for download on Netacad website. Check Packet Tracer 8.0.0 new features. Packet tracer 8.0.1 replaces Packet Tracer 8.0.0 and removes guest login (a valid netacad account is now required to use Cisco Packet Tracer) It is distributed as a debian package (.deb) for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, provides a new SDN Network Controller and allow emulated network programming through API exposed by Packet Tracer to the host.

Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 is created by Cisco SystemsTM and is provided for free to everyone. Self learners are able to download Cisco Packet Tracer after registering on Cisco Netacad website. This is a major change in Cisco delivery policy for Packet Tracer as previous versions were only available for Netacad students and instructors.

A free Packet Tracer 101 (English), a 1-hour self-paced online course is also offered to every registered student to help them get started with Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 . Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2.2 continues to available for download on the Netacad website for CCNA v6 backward compatibility, but older versions have been removed from the netacad website.

 

Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 download data

Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 can be downloaded for FREE from official Cisco Netacad website. Log in to Cisco Netacad.com learning website and select Resources > Packet Tracer in the menu to access the download page. The software is provided with several tutorial files allowing academy students to discover the software features.

Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 netacad download page

Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 official download page

Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1.0064 files checksums

File : CiscoPacketTracer_801_Windows_64bit_setup.exe
MD5 : 46E81D5B658654848A1C99DFE8BD9013
SHA-1 : 7669E40C2F76BCD6B74695852FE5744E2529B8FA

File : CiscoPacketTracer801_Windows_32bit_setup.exe
MD5 : 0A04FE28E2909F874D9B0B1EE2FC617B
SHA-1 : B04D3F1A7B4C10CA3A9E8AB2147F33C98C53926E

File : CiscoPacketTracer_801_Ubuntu_64bit.deb
MD5 : EC93F1258FF9D8005882007E8E23CFE6
SHA-1 : 335EC61217E5C60804AA3F9213FAB6EAEB9FEB1B

File : CiscoPacketTracer_801_macOS_64bit.dmg (MacOS)
MD5 : EB2956E7FA3049E3C3C4770118D2B089
SHA-1 : 8F0C03DB72152E0403D96A46444EB83AF18CF673

Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 can be installed on Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 10,  Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and MacOS 10.14. Microsoft Windows 7 and Ubuntu 18.04 are not supported anymore.

Warning : We strongly advise you to not download Cisco Packet Tracer from any website or torrent source different than Netacad website as the software can be infected with viruses or malware. This website provides SHA and MD5 checksums of official Packet Tracer version to help you to check if the software you downloaded is valid.

 

Keep your Cisco Packet Tracer updated !

Cisco development team periodically publish Cisco Packet Tracer updated builds on Netacad.

The current Cisco Packet Tracer 8.0.1 build number is 8.0.1.0064

An update info box would be nice to inform users of the availabilty of new versions.

 

Previous version : Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3.1

Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3.1 was released on netacad.com in December 2019. This was a maintenance release correcting various bugs of Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3, and introducting the long awaited "Keep me logged in" feature which removes the need to login to Cisco Netacad at each application launch.

Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3.1 can be downloaded for FREE from official Cisco Netacad website. 

Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3.1.0362 files checksums

File : PacketTracer-7.3.1-win64-setup.exe (Windows 7, 8.1, 10)
MD5 : 1A11649D951849DB6D92B70F0820C944
SHA-1 : 6C26F0D9DB30936F32E2DF300780466E241F6055

File : PacketTracer-7.3.1-win32-setup.exe (Windows 7, 8.1, 10)
MD5 : B161CDBBACE88E9934C5BF7F4D3BC228
SHA-1 : 6E8DFABB5E29071824E3385648994B8464C076B9

File : PacketTracer_731_amd64.deb (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS)
MD5 : DEB84B17811F6FB39C8C888C38CE3119
SHA-1 : 172350FC0F8BC8DA04E44017D9FAB4850F3AF871

File : PacketTracer731_mac.dmg
MD5 : 688C69987C003F40FC98CC5D0AD8229C
SHA-1 : A1954BDBD76321172600A4FEDCB1D3376C7B5DD6

Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3.1 can be installed on Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 10,  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and MacOS.

 

Download GNS3 v2.2 network emulator

GNS3 v2.2 new features

After several month of testing, GNS3 v2.2 has been released for download on September 30th, 2019.

Major new features of GNS3 v2.2 are :

  • A new WebUi implementation of GNS3 (read only for now),
  • A new GNS3 VM based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. HyperV, KVM, VMware, VirtualBox GNS3 virtual machine images can be downloaded on GNS3 Github repository.
  • A brand new template creation system
  • Link status detection for Qemu VMs to make emulated network devices aware of physicval link status
  • Custom adapters configuration
  • Console support for clouds
  • ...

GNS3 v2.2.27 fixes the following GNS3 GUI and GNS3 server issues of GNS3 v2.2. :

  • GNS3 GUI :
    • Fix symbols in "Symbol selection" dialog are not placed in alphabetical order.
    • Fix link duplicates in topology summary.
    • chore : use --no-cache-dir flag to pip in dockerfiles to save space
  • GNS 3 Server :
    • Release web UI 2.2.27
    • Fix unhandled KeyError exception when starting Docker container. Ref #1991

This maintenance version only updates GNS3 GUI and Server. Updated versions of GNS3 virtual machines have not been provided yet.

Download GNS3 v2.2.27 for Windows

 

GNS3 v2.2.27 checksums (November 12, 2021) :

File : GNS3-2.2.27-all-in-one.exe
SHA256 : 9a8939fae325b13c044517442e7746cec3add3a7e2c98dd59998ff847a4900bc

File : GNS3.VM.Hyper-V.2.2.26.zip
SHA256 : 46736ed88a7e87450e4c4ee8d175f2fe7ae34b8b99cd18ab1ed9ee9ad55c4913

 

Other network emulators and Cisco Packet Tracer add-ons download

Cisco NX-OSv 9000 appliance

The NX-OSv 9000 is a virtual appliance designed to simulate the control plane of a Cisco Nexus 9000 switch. The NX-OSv 9000 shares the same software image running on Cisco Nexus 9000 hardware platform. Line card (LC) ASIC provisioning or any interaction from the control plane to rela switch ASICs are emulated by the NX-OSv 9000 software data plane.

Following the the Nexus 7000 Titanium emulator, the NX-OSv 9000 is a moder emulator for datacenter certifications training. It's also great plaform to test network automation prior to production deployment.

NX-OSV 9000 runs on GNS3, KVM, or VMware NSX.

Download NX-OSv 9000 from Cisco website

Cisco UCS Platform Emulator 4.1

UCS PE (Platform Emulator) is a powerful Cisco UCS Manager emulator allowing CCNP datacenter students to learn how to configure the UCS environment. The current version emulates the UCS manager 4.1(2cPE1), which includes 62xx/63xx/64xx Fabric Interconnect, C4200 series rack server chassis with C125 rack servers. The S3260 storage server is also emulated in UCS PE. These release can be connected to GNS using VMware.

Download Cisco UCS PE 4.1(2cPE1) OVA image

UCS PE is now featured in a Cisco dCloud programmability demo. The demo includes a comprehensive lab guide including the following content for Cisco UCS PowerTool and the Python SDK:

  • Overviews of PowerShell and Python programming environments with step-by-step usage instructions.
  • Code generation examples including code generation with UCS Manager's HTML5 interface.
  • Sample script creation and use with UCSPE.

  

PT Anywhere

PT Anywhere is a web application designed to offer a network simulation environment based on Cisco Packet Tracer engine throug a web interface which can be accessed from a web browser. PT Anywhere can as such be integrated inside a website, an online course, a learning systm like moodle... It has been developed by the Open University and Cisco and has been funded by the FORGE project.

PT anywhere can be downloaded from https://github.com/PTAnywhere

Documentation to install and integrate PT Anywhere with Cisco Packet Tracer is available from http://ptanywhere.github.io/

 

PTBridge - Connect Cisco Packet Tracer 7.0 to a real network

The PTBridge java utilitary has been validated working with Cisco Packet Tracer 7.0 . This tool provides real network connectivity to Cisco Packet Tracer, and thus the ability to connect to other lab environments. Download it from Github and connect your Packet Tracer labs to your real Cisco devices !.

Download PTBridge from GitHUB

Download PacketSocket library from GitHUB

Published by Packet Tracer Network.