NETLAB+ VE Customers: Please refer to the NETLAB+ VE Lab Devices page.

NETLAB+ may be used to facilitate access to lab equipment. Lab equipment is used for actual course work and includes routers, switches and firewalls. Lab devices are part of a topology and users can interact with them either directly or indirectly.

Lab devices and control devices are required in order to support Cisco Networking Academy lab content.

The lab devices listed in the tables below are supported by NETLAB+. Be aware that lab device requirements vary, depending on lab and topology selections. To see information on compatible topologies and lab device recommendations, select a lab series on the list of NETLAB+ Supported Cisco Networking Academy Content - Labs and review the information provided in the Requirements section.


Lab Routers

The table below lists the Cisco router models supported by NETLAB+.

Cisco Router Model IOS DRAM Flash
1841 c1841-advipservicesk9-mz.151-4.M10.bin 192 64
2801 c2801-advipservicesk9-mz.151-4.M10.bin 384 128
2811 c2800nm-advipservicesk9-mz.151-4.M10.bin 512 128
1921 c1900-universalk9-mz.SPA.154-3.M2.bin 512 256
1941 c1900-universalk9-mz.SPA.154-3.M2.bin 512 256
2901 c2900-universalk9-mz.SPA.154-3.M2.bin 512 256
2911 c2900-universalk9-mz.SPA.154-3.M2.bin 512 256

Lab Switches

This table lists the Cisco switch models supported by NETLAB+.

Please Note: This table lists switch types that can be used in lab pods. Switches that can be used as NETLAB+ control switches are listed on the control devices page.

Cisco Switch Model IOS DRAM Flash
2950-24 c2950-i6k2l2q4-mz.121-22.EA14.bin 16 8
2960+24TC-L c2960-lanbasek9-mz.150-2.SE7.bin 128 64
2960-24TT-L c2960-lanbasek9-mz.150-2.SE7.bin 64 32
3550-24-EMI c3550-ipservicesk9-mz.122-44.SE6.bin 64 16
3560-24PS c3560-ipbasek9-mz.122-55.SE8.bin 128 16
WS-C3650-24TS-E cat3k_caa-universalk9.SPA.03.06.05.E.152-2.E5.bin 4096 2048
WS-C3650-24PS-E cat3k_caa-universalk9.SPA.03.06.05.E.152-2.E5.bin 4096 2048

Lab Security Devices

The table below lists the security devices supported by NETLAB+.

Cisco Device Model IOS DRAM Flash
ASA5505 asdm-741.bin
512 128
ASA5506-K9 asa982-lfbff-k8.SPA
4096 8192

1Add anyconnect-win-4.1.00228-k9.pkg (or later) uploaded to flash on the ASA 5505.