EVE-NG Preview/Alpha Released


What's inside EVE-NG Preview/Alpha


We are proud to present the anticipated EVE-NG preview/alpha release to the public.

Bellow one will find:

  • Feature list in that release
  • Download links
  • HowTo video and instructions


  • Q: When in HTML5 console, I click on disconnect and got into a guacamole login page and can’t get any sessions in HTML5 now. Panic.
    • A: Logout/Login from/into eve to be able to open html console again.

  • Q: How to trun on/off UKSM and how to see if it is on or off?
  • A: Check if UKSM enable or not in the status screen. Type bellow commands in Ubuntu CLI
    • echo 0 > /sys/kernel/mm/uksm/run (to disable)
    • echo 1 > /sys/kernel/mm/uksm/run (to enable)

  • Q: How to upgrade my EVE?
  • A: run those commands:
    • apt-get update
    • apt-get upgrade

  • Q: How to migrate from UNL to EVE? Is upgarde possible?
  • A: No. The only way is backup all images, labs etc from UNL, Install fresh EVE from ISO or OVA and move backup from UNL to EVE.

  • Q: Why my wireshark doesn’ work? :(
  • A: You need to edit C:\Program Files\UNetLab\wireshark_wrapper.bat file and edit root password to match one you use.

  • Q: Starting more then 10 CSR gives CPU HOG. What to do?
  • A: UKSM is good for 10 CSR, if you want to launch more than 10 CSR, disable UKSM

Features of this release

  • Current release version : 2.0.2-19
  • Base upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 and new kernel
  • UKSM implementation
  • Brand new Home screen
  • Improved OLD lab layout UI from UNL (New LAB layout will be presented in later releases)
    • Color change for stopped and running node
    • HTML5 implementation for telnet,vnc and rdp (will be presented in Video HowTo)
    • Color change for stopped and running node
    • Nice square grid
    • Various bug fixes
  • Native RDP for Windows is now supported for the first time in a lab platform
  • Official repo moved to GitLab

  • New images
    • Cisco FirePower 6
    • Juniper vQFX
    • Juniper vMX 15.X and 16.X versions
    • CUCM (How to will be added in future)
    • NX-OSv 9k
    • Separated templates for CSR 3.X and CSR Denali/Everest
    • VPCS fixes and more

The main goal of this release is to show what we are working on and receive a feedbacks in order to continue developing and improving the platform

All feedbacks or issue kindly leave on our GitLab Issues Page

HowTo videos and instructions

Posted on 01 Jan 2017 by .
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