Versions this guide is based on:

EVE Image Name Downloaded Filename Version vCPUs vRAM Console
bigip-14.0.0.3-004 BIGIP-14.0.0.3-0.0.4.ALL.qcow2.zip 14.0.0 4 4096 vnc

Other versions should also be supported following bellow's procedure.

 

Upload the downloaded image to the EVE using for example FileZilla or WinSCP. Then login as root using SSH protocol and uncompress it:

 

1 Method, deploying KVM .qcow2 image

1.1. Using our image table, create correct image folder, this example is for image 2. in the table above. It is BIGIP-14.0.0.3-0.0.4.ALL.qcow2.zip image. Per our image naming table we have to create image folder starting with bigip-, lets do it.

mkdir /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/bigip-14.0.0.3-004/

1.2. Upload the downloaded image to the EVE /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/bigip-14.0.0.3-004/  folder using for example FileZilla or WinSCP.

1.3. From the EVE cli, go to newly created image folder.

cd /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/bigip-14.0.0.3-004/
root@eve-ng:~# cd /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/bigip-14.0.0.3-004
root@eve-ng:/opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/bigip-14.0.0.3-004# ls
BIGIP-14.0.0.3-0.0.4.ALL.qcow2.zip 

1.4. unzip original filename

unzip BIGIP-14.0.0.3-0.0.4.ALL.qcow2.zip 

1.5. Rename original filename to virtioa.qcow2

mv BIGIP-14.0.0.3-0.0.4.qcow2 virtioa.qcow2 

1.6.  Remove raw initial image file:

rm BIGIP-14.0.0.3-0.0.4.qcow2.zip

1.7.  Fix permissions:

/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions

Default https username is admin with password admin

Default cli username is root with password default