I have posted a new blog entry on the Cisco communities page. This is a continuation of my previous post “Script an ASDM Session Part I“. In part I, we examined how ASDM interacts with and controls the ASA. In part II, we dig into some sample code where we make programatic calls to the ASA masquerading as an ASDM client. Read more
So, I attempted to use the apt-get binaries to install gns3-server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver). The issue I ran into is that the package is linked to a specific version of python3. The installation was linked to the python3 version 3.5 libraries as evidenced by the output:
cp: cannot stat '/usr/bin/python3.5': No such file or directory
So, in connecting my virtual gns3 network to my local, physical lan, I found the connection speeds to be abysmal. Host to host speeds within the virtual network were good but communicating from a virtual host to a physical host had speeds around 10kbps.
Some poking around on Google revealed that this is a common problem. I was able to solve this by following the advice in this article. Read more