Cisco Prime Infra

Versions this guide is based on:

EVE Image Name Downloaded Filename Version vCPUs vRAM Virtual hdd name
prime-PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159 PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159.ova 3.7.0.0.159 4 12288 virtioa
prime-PI-VA-3.8.0.0.310 PI-VA-3.8.0.0.310.ova 3.8.0.0.310 4 12288 virtioa

 

Instructions
Other versions should also be supported following bellow’s procedure.

How to is based on version Prime Infra 3.7. For version 3.8 please change image and folder names respectively.

1. Create Prime Infra image folder in the EVE-NG. Use cli:

mkdir /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/prime-PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159

2. Upload the downloaded PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159.ova image to the /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/prime-PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159 using for example FileZilla or WinSCP. Then login as root using SSH protocol

3. Go to created folder and untar uploaded PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159.ova image to obtain vmdk file:

cd/opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/prime-PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159/
root@eve-ng:/opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/prime-PI-APL-3.7.0.0.159# tar xvf PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159.ova
PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159.ova_signed.ovf
PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159.ova_signed.mf
PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159.ova_signed.cert
PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159.ova_signed-disk1.vmd

4. Convert VMDK HDD for Prime to virtioa.qcow2 hdd format:

root@eve-ng:/opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/prime-PI-APL-3.7.0.0.159# qemu-img convert -f vmdk -O qcow2 PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159.ova_signed-disk1.vmdk virtioa.qcow2

5. Delete raw files:

root@eve-ng:/opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/prime-PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159# rm -r PI*
root@eve-ng:/opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/prime-PI-VA-3.7.0.0.159# ls
virtioa.qcow2

5. Fix permissions:

/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions

Start Node and follow setup

WARNING, Cisco Prime 3.7 and 3.8 are very heavy nodes, after install it will reach 40Gb HDD space !!!