MobaXterm GNS3 How to use Moba-Xterm as a Gns3 Terminal

open multiple tabs with GNs3

Integrate MobaXterm with gns3 console

MobaXterm is an SSH terminal use for accessing different network device. It also multiple tabbed SSH client connections for remote terminals in the single windows. It also provide you many UNIX commands on Windows operating system with a single executable file which works out of the box. In this article I will show you how to use the MobaXterm as GNS3 console.

MobaXterm GNS3

By default when you open GNS3 console, gns3 connect you with your device via a putty. But you can also use the other SSH or telnet terminal for accessing / connecting your device with GNS3. For using the MobaXterm with GNS3 use the following steps:

  1. Download the MobaXterm from there website, I have download the portable edition for this article.
  2. Now open the Gns3 and open the preferences from edit
  3. Now navigate to console application and paste this Code “C:\MobaXterm_Personal_9.0.exe -newtab “telnet %h %p” in console application command as shown in figure.define command path of MobaXtermgns3

Please define the correct path in code/command as in my case it is “C:\MobaXterm_Personal_9.0.exe” in shown in figure as well.location of MobaXterm in gns3

  1. Now drag some router from devices list and start it.Start your router in Gns3
  2. Once it is starting now right click on your device and click on console.open MobaXterm console in Gns3
  3. It will start loading MobaXtermloading of MobaXterm
  4. once it loading is complete it will open the MobaXterm console which will be connected to your router. From this console you can configure your router and other cisco device. You can also open the multiple tabs with MobaXterm.open multiple tabs with GNs3

I hope this is helpful for you and I would like to thank you for reading this.

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