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Monday, 30 June 2008

Cisco Packet Tracer 5.0 Beta4

Packet Tracer 5.0 - New FeaturesThe Packet Tracer 5.0 will bring many new brilliant features. Some of them are…Feature #1:PT5.0 will be multi-user. It means you will be able to run multiple instances of PT5.0 on one or more computers and then connect them together trough IP sockets. With this feature you will be able to create one big topology, distributed across computers on your classroom and each student will work on his small part of the big picture. It can lead to network games, challenge labs, etc. Great job guys!Feature #2:Native PT5.0 Linux release! Finally Linux users will be able to use the PT. Although they were already able to run it with Wine.Feature #3:Open Devel API – PT5.0 will offer an open development API for Flash Action Script and C++. You will be able to write your own PT add-ons, features, etc. One of the great addon could be a plugin which connects the virtual PT5.0 devices to real devices!Feature #4:PT portal – There will be a PT web portal which will collect information about PT, labs for PT, manuals, applications, plug-in (add-ons), etc. It will be available at http://pt.netacad.netNew protocol support and some highlights:* IPv6* Multi-Area OSPF* Route Redistribution* Multilayer Switch (3560)* SSH* RSTP* Frame Relay update* Interface range* Different grades for different commands in labs* Possibility for locking PT to the student’s nameA release for the beta testers will be released probably on 28th of February 2008, and a final public release is planned for the beginning of this summer




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Anonymous said...

"Cisco Packet tracer 5.0 Beta test period is over"