Packet Tracer 7.2 new features and bugfix

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Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2 is under active development and is expected to be released soon for download on Netacad website.

Current development build is Packet Tracer as of 30/05/2018.

Expected new features

  • VTP v3 support is expected on Catalyst 3650 (VTP Version capable : 1 to 3 but no option to move to vtp v3using vtp version)
  • Private vlans and vlan-acl support is expected in Packet Tracer 7.2 with IOS 15
  • debug ip packet command should be supported in Packet Tracer 7.2
  • debug ip eigrp command should be supported in Packet Tracer 7.2
  • ip rip authentication command sould be supported in Packet Tracer 7.2
  • HSRP configuration should be supported on Cisco ISR 2911 sub-interfaces (example : int gi0/0.10)


The following Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 bugs are expected to be fixed in Packet Tracer 7.2 :

  • Packet Tracer crash when booting C1841 ISR router from ROMMON mode (boot flash:c1841-advipservicesk9-mz.124-15.T1.bin)
  • Packet Tracer crash when configuring DHCP on WLC-PT wireless controller
  • Unable to use ip http server command on Cisco ISR 1941 router
  • LLDP protocol error with LLDP neighbors not showing
  • Port-channel interfaces become unassociated from the channel-groups on a router device when a saved file is reloaded after Packet Tracer restart
  • After entering the command "show spanning-tree details" on a switch with a spanning-tree instance, program crashes
  • Program crashes when placing fiber adaptor GLC-LH-SMD in ISR 2811 router using mixed media adaptor