Versions this guide is based on:

EVE Image Foldername Downloaded Filename Version vCPUs vRAM Console
bigip- BIGIP- 14.0.0 4 4096 vnc


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 uncompress it:

1 Method, deploying KVM .qcow2 image

1.1. Using our image table, create correct image folder, this example is for image 2. in the table above. It is BIGIP- image. Per our image naming table we have to create image folder starting with bigip-, lets do it.

mkdir /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/bigip-
1.2. Upload the downloaded image to the EVE /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/bigip-  folder using for example FileZilla or WinSCP.1.3. From the EVE cli, go to newly created image folder.
cd /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/bigip-
root@eve-ng:~# cd /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/bigip-
root@eve-ng:/opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/bigip- ls

1.4. unzip original filename

unzip BIGIP- 

1.5. Rename original filename to virtioa.qcow2

mv BIGIP- virtioa.qcow2 

1.6.  Remove raw initial image file:


1.7.  Fix permissions:

/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions

Don’t forget that during F5 install console must be set VNC

Default https username is admin with password admin

Default cli username is root with password default