Arista vEOS

Versions this guide is based on:

EVE Image Name Downloaded Filename Version vCPUs vRAM Console
veos-4.14.0F vEOS-4.14.0F.vmdk
4.14.0F 1 2048 telnet


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.