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Graphical Network Simulator 3


Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 25
  • Last updated: 2016-07-05
  • Tracker bug: #1359761

Detailed Description

GNS3 is a graphical network simulator that allows you to design complex network topologies. You may run simulations or configure devices ranging from simple workstations to powerful routers.

GNS3 support multiple emulators, the target for this feature is to package GNS3 and make it usable with QEMU/KVM and Docker, the user may choose to use 3rd party virtualization / emulation solution.

Benefit to Fedora

GNS3 will be available in the official repositories.


  • Proposal owners: Packaging of GNS3
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • List of deliverables: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

dnf install gns3-server gns3-gui

The same packages are available in Copr

sudo dnf copr enable athmane/gns3

User Experience



Other dependencies are included in the bugzilla tickets

Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: (What to do? Who will do it?) N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), Yes/No
  • Blocks product? N/A


N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release Notes