Mikrotik Cloud router

Versions this guide is based on:

EVE Image Name Downloaded Filename Version vCPUs vRAM Console
mikrotik-6.40 chr-6.40.4.img.zip 6.4.0 1 256 Telnet


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

1. Download Mikrotik Cloud router image chr-6.40.4.img.zip from:


2. Using any archivator program unzip it to get image file chr-6.40.4.img

Accordingly our image naming table:


3. SSH to your EVE and create directory for Mikrotik node.

mkdir /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/mikrotik-6.40.4/

4. Upload the chr-6.40.4.img image to the created directory using for example FileZilla or WinSCP.

5. Go to newly created folder and convert the disk to the qcow2 format:

cd /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/mikrotik-6.40.4/
mv chr-6.40.4.img hda.qcow2

6. Fix permissions:

/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions

Default username is admin with no password.