Packet Tracer

Getting Started with Cisco Packet Tracer

Download, install, and start using Cisco Packet Tracer with this short on-ramp course.

By Cisco Networking Academy

Practice real skills. Virtually.

Meet our innovative network simulation and visualization tool, Cisco Packet Tracer. This virtual lab is an interactive way to practice networking, IoT, and cybersecurity – no hardware required!

This course introduces you to the Cisco Packet Tracer simulation environment. Learn how to use Cisco Packet Tracer to visualize and simulate a network using everyday examples. Practice your skills with interactive virtual lab activities, and hone your problem-solving skills, too. Get valuable tips and best practices and gain confidence to use this powerful tool in later courses or for your own practice.

This self-paced course is delivered through our new learner experience on Sign up below and you will be directed to the new experience.

You'll learn these core skills:

  • Become familiar with the Cisco Packet Tracer simulation and visualization tool
  • Learn how to download, install, and start using Cisco Packet Tracer
  • Learn how to create a simple network
  • Get a peek at some advanced features, too
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2 小时
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水平: 初级
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学习类型: 在线自定进度学习
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语言: English
*Self-paced classes at are free. Cost for Instructor-led classes is determined by the institution.



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