Versions this guide are based on:

EVE Image Name Downloaded Filename Version vCPUs vRAM Interfaces Console
sonicwall-NSv-200-R481 SonicWALL_NSv_200_Trial_R481.ova

Exported vmdk from esxi: SonicWall_NSv-disk1.vmdk

R481 2 6144 8 vnc and https://ip


Note !!!: before you start prepare this image, please deploy in the VM vare esxi, start once and shutdown NSv VM. Then export it to optain vmdk image. (see below exported vmdk filename)
Note: Older versions of SonicWALL FW  works as well.
Other versions should also be supported following bellow’s procedure.

Steps below are based on SoonicWall NSv 200 deployment.

1. Deployment of SonicWALL NSv 200 image

Step 1. SSH to EVE and login as root, from cli and create temporary working directory on the EVE’s root and create folder for new SonicWall node:

mkdir /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/sonicwall-NSv-200-R481

Step 2. Upload the SonicWall_NSv-disk1.vmdk image (esxi exported) to the /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/sonicwall-NSv-200-R481 using  FileZilla or WinSCP.

Step 3. Go to image location and convert vmdk image to sataa.qcow2:

cd /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/sonicwall-NSv-200-R481

root@eve-ng:/opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/sonicwall-NSv-200-R481# ls

qemu-img convert -f vmdk -O qcow2 SonicWall_NSv-disk1.vmdk sataa.qcow2
Step 4. Remove raw install files:
rm SonicWall*


Note: all images default cli login is: admin/password