Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2.1 has ben released on December 28th, 2018 with version number 7.2.1.0218 and is now available for download on Cisco Netacad website. Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2.1 is a maintenance release for Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2 correcting various issues, removing the netacad login requirement at each Packet Tracer launch.
However, Netacad login is still required after each PC boot. This behavior is reported as normal by Cisco Packet Tracer development team on https://www.ptnetacad.net/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22990
Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2.1 new features
As Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2.1 is a maintenance release, no new feature has been added to this version.
Refer to What's new in Packet Tracer 7.2 ? page for Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2 family new features :
- New workspace theme
- Meraki Server
- Meraki Security Appliance
- Home Router
- ASA 5506-X firewall
- Connection to real network using TCP server or websocket
Login to Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2.1
Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2.1 requires a valid Cisco Networking Academy login for unrestricted use. Otherwise, Cisco Packet Tracer limits the number of times that files can be saved to ten times.
Logging in removes all usage restrictions. There is no limit on the number of machines that an account can be logged into
The following Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2 bugs are fixed in Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2.1 :
- [Fixed in Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2.1] The Cisco Netacad credentials are required at each application startup.