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NetML tools can be downloaded by using the following links. A Java runtime environment is required to run the applications.
Instructions for using the NetML tools are provided as well.
tar -zxf NetML-YY-MM-DD_HH-MM.tar.gz
(Windows users may use WinZip or similar applications).
Router.sh is a tool for creating configuration files for a specific router vendor (Cisco, Juniper, Zebra). Output files are placed in a subdirectory of the output directory. For example:
./Router.sh -x samples/01_old/EsempioGrande.xml -d mydir -t z
takes as input EsempioGrande.xml and creates a subdirectory output/mydir which contains all the configuration files.
Firewall.sh creates configuration files for a specific firewall vendor (Iptables, Cisco PIX Firewall, Ipfilter, and Ipfirewall are supported). Output files are put in a subdirectory of the output directory. For example:
./Firewall.sh -x samples/06_new/SingleFw.xml -d mydir -t iptables
takes as input SingleFw.xml and creates a subdirectory output/mydir containing all the configuration files.
Netkit2.sh generates a script that implements the network described using NetML as a Netkit lab. The script can be used to automatically start a set of preconfigured virtual machines on a system with Netkit installed. This makes it possible to observe how the network behaves before deploying the configuration on real devices. Here is an example of usage:
./Netkit2.sh -x samples/01_old/EsempioGrande.xml -o newfile
This creates a script named newfile (if you don't specify an output file, standard output will be used instead). The script must be assigned the executable permission, which can be achieved by using the following command:
chmod u+x newfile
Once done, the Netkit lab can be easily started by typing ./newfile start
Note: the current version of NetML does not support the new lstart-based version of the Netkit labs. Please visit the Netkit web site for more information about this.