Versions this guide is based on:

EVE Image Name Downloaded Filename Version vCPUs vRAM
vwlc-8.1.102.0 AIR-CTVM-K9-8-1-102-0.ova 8.1.102.0 1 256

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:

mkdir tmp
cd tmp
tar -xvf ../AIR-CTVM-K9-8-1-102-0.ova

Convert the vmdk file to a QEMU compatible format:

/opt/qemu/bin/qemu-img convert -f vmdk -O qcow2 AS_CTVM_8_1_102_0.vmdk megasasa.qcow2

Create the folder for HDD image and move it:

mkdir -p /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/vwlc-8.1.102.0
mv megasasa.qcow2 /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/vwlc-8.1.102.0
mv AS_CTVM_8_1_102_0.iso /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/vwlc-8.1.102.0/cdrom.iso 

Clean and fix permissions:

cd ..
rm -rf tmp
/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions