How to add Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC) to Eve-NG

In this post, we will show you how To add Cisco Firepower Management Center to eve-ng with ease. Cisco FMC is used to manage Cisco FTD and of the best tool available in the market. You can create your own lab for training, Self-practice, and testing. In CCIE Security v6 Cisco FMC will be used in LAB and Eve-NG has made our task easy, you can prepare/practice complete CCIE Lab in EVE-NG.

To add Cisco Firepower Management Center FMC to eve-ng, will follow the below steps-

1. Download Cisco FTD Image-
Cisco Website
Alternate link
2. create a directory to add Cisco FMC
3. Copy the file and Upload the image to EVE-NG using FileZilla or Win SCP
4. Fix the permission and enjoy

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You can follow below post to check-

How to add Cisco FTD to Eve-ng

if you are downloading from Cisco follow the below steps and the same steps can be used for other Cisco FMC versions. If you are using the alternate link to download the file then just upload the file to qemu and reset the permission.

SSH to EVE and login as root, from cli and create working directory on the EVE’s qemu folder:

mkdir /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/firepower6-FMC-6.4.0-113

Upload the downloaded Cisco_Firepower_management center image hda.qcow2 image to the opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/firepower6-FMC-6.4.0-113 using  FileZilla or WinSCP.

save the configuration by fixing the permissions using the following command

/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions

Go To your EVE-NG add FMC Node and start it

WARNING ! These images are very heavy, and to run you will need servers with minimum 8 Core CPUs!!!

After Installation obtain FirePower demo licences from Cisco using your CCO and installed management centre MAC address.


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