Packet Tracer 7.1 video tutorials

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Welcome on Packet Tracer Network tutorial section. Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1 is a powerful simulation software, but it is also a bit tricky to operate. The video tutorials will help you for learning how to use the software and build advanced labs.

Tutorial 1 - Basic network configuration

This first video shows how to configure IP services on a router and a workstation in the CiscoTM Packet Tracer simulation software :

  • IP address configuration
  • Connection to a router using a crossover cable
  • Initial configuration of the router and the workstation


You can configure the global settings and interface settings on workstations with the Config tab. The Desktop tab provides additional tools to configure workstation dial-up settings, IP settings, use a terminal window, open a host command line interface, open a web browser, configure LinksysTM wireless settings, establish a VPN connection, generate network frames, and issue SNMP requests to network devices.



Tutorial 2 -Following packets

This second video tutorial shows how Packet Tracer can capture and display the content of packet as they go through the network (simulation mode). Features are similar to an advanced network tracking software and allows monitoring of frames as they go through and are processed by network devices. The network monitoring tools are available in Packet Tracer simulation mode.



Tutorial 3 - Configure Cisco Call Manager Express (CME)

This tutorial explains the different options available in Cisco Packet Tracer for Call Manager Express (CME) configuration on a 2811 router.



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