baseconfig.txt GNS3 Error | Download Baseconfig.txt file

Baseconfig.txt: No such file or directory | 203-bad number of parameters (5 with min/max 2/2)


You may get the above message while inserting some of your router IOS in GNS3, normally this happen only to switch IOS for gns3 and all other devices IOS like routers, Qemu, computer, frame relay and server are working fine.

And after that when you try you start this router you may received message: 
203-bad number of parameters (5 with min/max 2/2)


Gns3 shows above message when there is not configured a proper path for basefile.txt file, basefile.txt contain the basic configuration or default configuration for respective IOS. You can configure the basefile in gns3 by following steps:


  1. Download the basefile.txt for Gns3 from this link.
  2. Open "IOS images and hypervisors" windows from edit menu.
  3. locate the basefile.txt that you have download in step-1
  4. Once you can finished the above steps, click on save.


Hope this article is helpful and informative for you and i like to thank you for reading this article.


Download Cisco 7200 series Router IOS for GNS3

Router IOS for GNS3:

Cisco 7200 series routers are enterprise or edge routers normally used at service provider edge or as a WAN edge. These Cisco routers have some advance features like Broadband aggregation, MPLS, IP Security VPN (IP Sec VPN), IPv6 routing and some other ISP features. Also provide Voice, video, and data integration: TDM-enabled VXR chassis and voice port adapters.

You can test and try some of these features on GNS3, you download its IOS from following link:

Cisco 7200 series Router IOS

Cisco 2900 series IOS for  gns3

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