||Log in to the
Cisco Modeling Labs client.
||Verify you have
connectivity to the Cisco Modeling Labs server.
perspective, if it is not already open.
||Open an existing
topology or create your network topology. See
a Topology for information on how to do this.
||Click on the
canvas to open the
Properties view and ensure that
FLAT tool, and then click the canvas to add one FLAT cloud network icon to
each corresponding node icon on the canvas.
and connect the
FLAT to the desired nodes.
FLAT connections can only be assigned to one interface on one node.
toolbar, click the
purpose of this task, you may retain the default settings.
automatically assigns an IP address to the node interface that is connected to
the FLAT cloud during the
phase, not the
|| After the build
phase is completed, start the simulation by clicking the
Simulation tool in the toolbar, and then change to the
||Log in to the
node that is connected to the FLAT network when its state has changed to
|| View the IP
address assigned to the FLAT network and determine if it is on the same subnet
as the gateway IP address provided by your system administrator. The L2
external address for each node can be viewed from the
Simulations view or from each individual node.
- If yes, continue to Step 12.
- If no, advise your system
administrator and request the correct gateway IP address.
||If the external
device is on a different subnet, define a default gateway or a broadcast domain
that points to the IP address of the gateway that the system administrator
completing this step, if you do a
you will see that no default gateway is defined in the node. This is the
default set up. This step allows you to inform the node what path to take in
order to reach the external environment via the gateway. An alternative to
defining a gateway or static route, with IOSv devices, is to enable DHCP on the
interface used for external connectivity.
virtual images support DHCP. Check the supported features for the virtual
images to determine which ones do support DHCP.
connection by pinging from the node to the external (physical) device. If
required, turn on
icmp or use the
command to see the progress through the network.
repeat steps 10-13 for each node that is connected to the FLAT network.
If the ping does
not work, confirm with your system administrator that the Cisco Modeling Labs
server is configured to support FLAT connectivity and that the gateway IP
address you have been provided is correct.
If these items
are correct, ping to each of the key devices in the path to determine where the
failure occurs and notify your system administrator of the failure source if it
is outside your Cisco Modeling Labs environment.