Arista vEOS

Versions this guide is based on:

EVE Image Folderame Downloaded Filename Version Physical CPU Cores vRAM Console
veos-4.14.0F vEOS-4.14.0F.vmdk, Aboot-veos-serial-2.1.0.iso 4.14.0F 1 4096 telnet
veos-4.27.0F vEOS-4.27.0F.vmdk, Aboot-veos-serial-8.0.0.iso 4.27.0F 2 4096 telnet

NOTE: Arista vEOS are very heavy nodes, and require Physical CPU cores, NOT Threads


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 convert it:

mkdir abc
cd abc
/opt/qemu/bin/qemu-img convert -f vmdk -O qcow2 vEOS-4.14.0F.vmdk hda.qcow2

Create the folder for HDD image and move it:

mkdir -p /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/veos-4.14.0F
mv hda.qcow2 /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/veos-4.14.0F
mv Aboot-veos-serial-2.1.0.iso /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/veos-4.14.0F/cdrom.iso

Clean and fix permissions:

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

Default username is admin without password.