EVE PRO/LC version upgrade

EVE Professional or EVE Learning Centre upgrade to the newest version

Steps how to pgrade your EVE-NG Professional or EVE-NG Learning centre edition to the newest version
Pre-rquisities: Internet reachability from your EVE is a must!
Strong recommendation !!! Make backup all of your labs, Especially if you had used customized templates and settings

cd /opt/unetlab ;  tar -czvf /root/labs-backup.tgz labs


EVE-NG Update/Upgrade steps

IMPORTANT NOTE: Make sure you have stopped all your running labs. All nodes in the EVE must be stopped before upgrade!

1. Free up your EVE Pro from older packages:

apt autoremove

2. make sure you have free space on EVE HDD, to check issue command. vg-root and /boot should not be in 100% or close to that.

df -h

3. Verify DNS, example, ping www.google.com, if success, follow step 4. If ping is not success, check your DNS IP assigned for EVE. Some of networks can be protected and disabled outgoing ping, make sure that your DNS is right and you are able reach internet and resolve names.

4. Execute command

apt update

5. Execute command, when it prompt to confirm, answer “Y”

apt upgrade

NOTE: Making upgrade from older EVE Pro version, installation can ask to confirm some of installation steps:

Answer for screenshot above, N

Answer for grub: Keep the local version currently installed

5. After installation is successfully finished, reboot your EVE


6. IMPORTANT: After reboot make sure you have cleared your browser cache, cookies and history !!!

Reinstall/Update EVE Pro dockers (Optional)

WARNING: Do not install docker support on EVE Community It is for EVE Professional only.

To install or fix docker stations in the EVE Pro issue the following commands from the CLI of EVE

apt update

apt install eve-ng-dockers

When dockers are properly installed, your EVE CLI output must show:

If you still see some docker line with  <none> please use reinstall dockers command

apt install --reinstall eve-ng-dockers

Extra docker packages, Not ncluded in the default EVE Pro installation

Kali Linux, to install issue command:

apt install eve-ng-kali-large

Chromium Linux http, to install issue CLI command:

apt install eve-ng-chrome

To verify Installed dockers, issue CLI command

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