License validation via proxy

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License validation via proxy

Post by vrossi46 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:37 pm


I have recently built a EVE-NG Pro VM and having issues around licensing.

When attempting to start a QEMU node I encounter the host error 97, restarting the licserver hasn't resolved the issue - see output below.

root@ps-eve-ng-1:~# /opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions

Aug 14 21:33:50 Aug 14 21:33:50 Online Check state: Invalid
Aug 14 21:33:50 Aug 14 21:33:50 ERROR: License Host Error

In the release notes for 2.0.5-21 there is mention of proxy support for licensing, I can't find any documentation on how this should be configured. Is it simply a matter of exporting the http proxy settings to /etc/environment? This is my preferred approach.


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Re: License validation via proxy

Post by Uldis (UD) » Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:47 pm

Make sure your eve can reach internet, fqdn is configured right and you can ping named like: ping
in cli from root
1. update your eve with version 2.0.5-22:
wget ' ... _amd64.deb

2. run dpkg -i eve-ng-pro_2.0.5-22_amd64.deb
Reboot eve

3. update your proxy settings:
Use vi or nano, where IP is your proxy IP, port as well must be ours.
WARNING: syntax is very important in this file.

cat /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/00proxy

Acquire::http::Proxy "";
Acquire::https::Proxy "";
Acquire::ftp::Proxy "";

rule for FW if such exisit:
FW rule for EVE lic server
protocol: https
Direction: out/in

this is our EVE lic server IP.


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