Move from IOUVM to GNS3 VM
Starting with 1.4 a new VM replace the IOUVM.
NOTEThis conversion tool is available only for GNS3 1.X you can’t use it in 2.0 and later. If you want to convert an 1.3 installation with IOUVM to 2.0 you need to use the 1.5 before or configure the new VM from scratch
The original VM was a hack made by the community and after maintain by the GNS3 team. But this vm has several issues:
The new GNS3 VM is:
You have no easy way for using GNS3 1.4 in the IOUVM. The easier solution is to move to the new VM. Trying to get GNS3 1.4 running on the IOUVM will probably require you days of work for fixing the broken OS dependencies.
No we provide tools for upgrading. We recommend to backup your .gns3 before the upgrade.
No more than 5 minutes.
Go to http://www.gns3.com and download the last VM for VirtualBox or VMware.
Launch GNS3 and in the tools menu launch IOU VM Converter
After cliking on the IOUVM converter button you will see a wizard helping you to move from the IOUVM to the GNS3 VM. Just follow the instructions on screen carefully.