Backup EVE-NG content

How to backup content of EVE-NG

Information how to backup EVE-NG. This how to is suitable for EVE Pro and EVE Community
If you have decided reinstall or simply have full EVE-NG content backup, please use FileZilla or WinSCP to backup following folders:

NOTE: WARNING! Restoring Backup to the new EVE must be completed before you create first lab in your EVE. It will avoid lab UIDD overlapping in the new EVE!

For backup EVE content, copy the ollowing EVE-NG files and folders:





Optional: if you had created own templates in EVE-PRO then backup data below as well.


The new EVE install have same locations, so copy your backup data in the new EVE-NG and fix permissions;

/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions

Finally, to restore users/password , you have to restore database:

/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a restoredb