April 16, 2018 at 6:10 pm


I had many requests to demonstrate how to use the ASDM GUI to manage an ASAv running inside of VIRL. Here is the video demonstration of how to do it. Enjoy!

Cisco VIRL “Ground Up” Configurations

March 31, 2018 at 8:47 pm


While VIRL gets a lot of attention for its preconfiguration capabilities, many students want to configure topologies with zero preconfiguration for practice. This video walks you through how you do this in Cisco VIRL.

Getting More Images for the March 2018 1.5.X VIRL

March 16, 2018 at 9:24 am


In this video, I walk you through obtaining additional images from Cisco for VIRL.

Installing VM Maestro in the March 2018 1.5.X VIRL

March 15, 2018 at 2:51 pm


In this video, I walk you through the installation of VM Maestro for working with VIRL simulations.

Activating the New March 2018 Cisco VIRL 1.5.X

March 13, 2018 at 4:04 pm

In this video, I walk you through the activation process for Cisco VIRL.

Installing VIRL March 2018 Version 1.5.x

March 12, 2018 at 7:13 am

That’s right – there is finally a new version of VIRL in town. In this video, I demonstrate installing the new version.

VIRL PE 1.5.145 / March 2018 release – Available Now

March 11, 2018 at 11:00 am


It is finally here – the latest VIRL. In addition to new images and bug fixes – the big deal with this release is a MUCH improved installation process.

It is a lot like EVE-NG now. 🙂

Here are the details you need: