How to Add Windows 7 Host to Eve-ng

This post will help you to add Windows 7 Host to eve-ng in simplest way.

Follow below Steps to add windows 7 Host to Eve-ng.

  1. Create a folder for Windows 7 in Eve-ng.
  2. Download Windows 7 Host image.
  3. Upload the image to the newly created folder in eve-ng.
  4. Fix the permission
  5. Test the Windows 7 host.

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Login to your Eve-ng via cli and follow below steps to add windows 7 host in eve-ng

1. Create a folder for windows 7 in Eve-ng using the following command.

mkdir /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/win-7/


2. Download Windows 7 Host image.

This image is already prepared for eve-ng, so you do not have to convert this image.
you can download the image for eve-ng from the below link.

Download


3. Upload the windows 7 image to the newly created folder in eve-ng.

Upload the downloaded image to the EVE using for example FileZilla or WinSCP to: /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/win-7/


4. Fix the permission.

Next step is to fix the permission.

/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions


5. Test the Windows 7 image in Eve-ng

Open the Eve-ng in the browser. Create a new lab, right-click on lab and select win 7.

add windows 7 host in eve-ng
windows 7 host to eve-ng

It will work like charm as in shown in screenshot, enjoy.

This window has preinstalled features that will help you to troubleshoot access multi-vendor devices. You can connect this host directly to the internet and download all the required software for your lab.

This windows 7 image is a converted image for eve-ng. You just have to download the windows 7 image for eve-ng and upload it to eve-ng win7 folder. After that just fix the permission and you are ready to go.

some of the preinstalled softwares in windows 7 host for eve-ng so you do not have to worry about the tools,

  1. Cisco ASDM
  2. Cisco Anyconnect
  3. Wireshark
  4. FileZilla
  5. TFTP
  6. winscp
    and a lot more enjoyable.

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