Upgrade the GNS3 client

Windows / Mac OS X

Linux packages

Upgrade the GNS3 VM

Last updated
December 20, 2016

Contributors
Julien Duponchelle
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Last updated
December 20, 2016

Contributors
Julien Duponchelle
Edit this Article

Upgrade GNS3

Upgrade the GNS3 client

WARNINGBackup your topologies before.

Windows / Mac OS X

Just install the new version on top of the previous installation.

Linux packages

If you are using Linux packages just upgrade GNS3 via your system package upgrade.

Upgrade the GNS3 VM

Your GNS3 VM version need to the same as the GNS3 client.

WARNINGYou will found on internet methods using the pip command. Do not use it for the GNS3 VM, this will upgrade GNS3 but not the dependencies.

NOTEBefore upgrading it we recommend that you snapshot your GNS3 VM  in your virtualization software (VMware or VirtualBox). In case of issue this will allow you to rollback.

In order to upgrade it go to the information and click on OK

Select the upgrade option and run it:

You can also change the version branch use by your GNS3: