Hello friends, hope that you are enjoying computernetworking with cisco packet tracer 7. Today I’m going to share with you some FAQ of this cisco packet tracer 7 which is marked as cisco packet tracer 7 FAQ.
Cisco packet tracer 7 Faq
Cisco Packet Tracer is a powerful network simulation tool, which can allow you to design a network virtually with its lot of designing tool.
Is cisco packet tracer 7 is free of charge?
Yes, it is free for the Cisco Networking Academy students, instructors and alumni.
Can I use Cisco Packet Tracer 7 if i don’t have the netacad account?
Yes, you can use it, if you don’t have a netacad account. You can use guest login option.
There are somany versions of cisco packet tracer was available, like 5.3.3, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.1.1, 6.2. Are they still available?
Actually you are strongly recommended to use the cisco packet tracer 7.
Some new features of cisco packet tracer 7 :
“Users of previous versions of Packet Tracer will note a variety of new features in this version of Packet Tracer.
1. HTTP Server Improvements
b) FTP server file import inside Packet Tracer.
c) HTTP and FTP linked file management support.
d) Registration Server for IoT.
2. Physical Workspace
a) Network topology creation.
i. Device deployment.
ii. Cabling of devices.
iii. Wiring closet device deployment and cabling.
iv. Unplugging and moving of cables.
b) Simulation mode support.
c) Generic Container Creator.
d) Volume control for containers.
e) Icon tool for background.
3. Other Changes
a) SPAN/RSPAN support.
b) L2NAT support.
c) PTP support.
d) REP support.
e) LLDP support.
f) IOx support.
g) DHCP Server Port-Based Address Allocation support.
h) Improved PoE support.
i) Improved copy and paste support.
j) Piping support in show commands.
k) IoT Switch protocol support.
l) Modifiable Environment demonstrating IoT changes.
4. New Devices
a) 819IOX Routers
b) 829 Router
c) 1240 Router
d) IE 2000 switch
e) Microcontroller Unit (MCU).
f) Single Board Computer (SBC).
g) Generic Thing.
h) IoT HomeGateway
i) IoT Actuators, Sensors, and Smart Devices ”
(From the official document of cisco packet tracer 7 FAQ, will provide you in the last of this post)
I’ve created some activities of cisco packet tracer in the previous versions. Can i use it?
Yes, you can use it, because the new cisco packet tracer 7 supports all the activites of previous versions.
Can i use cisco packet tracer 7 in my own llaptop or desktop?
Yes, you can use it as it is free for networking academy students, instructors and alumni.
Platform to use cisco packet tracer 7:
Windows 7, 8.1, 10 and ubuntu Linux (32 & 64 bit)
To successfully install and run Packet Tracer 7.0, the following minimum prerequisites must be met:
● CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 2.53 GHz or equivalent
● OS: Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1, 10, Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS or 14.04 LTS
● RAM: 512 MB Free
● Storage: 400 MB of free disk space (No tutorials)
● Display resolution: 800 x 600
● Adobe Flash Player
● Language fonts supporting Unicode encoding (if viewing in languages other than English)
● Latest video card drivers and operating system updates
For optimal performance when running PT 7.0, the following capabilities are recommended:
● CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 3.0 GHz or better
● RAM: 1 GB or more
● Storage: 500 MB of free disk space
● Display resolution: 1024 x 768
● Sound card and speakers
● Internet connectivity (if using the Multiuser feature)”
(From the official document).
I’ve mentioned some FAQs here. There are more FAQs in the official document. You can download this document from here:
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Download Link : Cisco Packet Tracer 7 FAQ