EVE - The Emulated Virtual Environment for Network, Security and DevOps professionals


 IMPORTANT Announcement!

DO NOT upgrade Your EVE Ubuntu release to version LTS 18.04.1!

Don't run "apt release-upgrade" !

EVE Professional Cook Book v1.7 (Update 22 December, 2018 v2.0.4-108 features)

Update EVE Professional Edition: 2.0.4 - 108  (23 December 2018)

To Update and Upgrade your EVE-NG Professional to the newest version, please follow the steps in the Upgrade section

Release 2.0.4-108 notes:

 New Features / Improvements
- Enhanced docker startup-config script (custom html web page, DNS settings)
- Custom first ethernet interface MAC address for all qemu nodes support (licence apply where mgmt interface is in use)
- Support secondary radius server
- Improved lab loading speed
- Improved Database auto clean
- Monitor of remaining disk space (Alert of hdd overfilling)
- Auto SQL db backup
- new Cisco Datacenter Network Manager template

 BUG fixes
- XE-IOS Fuji startup config fix
- vEOS Arista Zerotouch startup config fix
- vIOS L2 LACP MAC address fix

!!! Important !!!

Do not launch update from terminal inside HTML5 Desktop or from EVE-Desktop Docker

All Dockers will be stopped, wiped and rebuilt.


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EVE-NG Professional Edition:

EVE-NG PRO platform is ready for today's IT-world requirements. It allows enterprises, e-learning providers/centers, individuals and group collaborators to create virtual proof of concepts, solutions and training environments.

EVE-NG PRO is the first clientless multivendor network emulation software that empowers network and security professionals with huge opportunities in the networking world. Clientless management options will allow EVE-NG PRO to be as the best choice for Enterprise engineers without influence of corporate security policies as it can be run in a completely isolated environment.

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EVE-NG-PRO release 12th of March, 2018

The brand new structure is created with many updated features and improvements.

  • Dynamic console porting, no limits, fixing issues for multi user consoling, Telnet porting choose is random
  • Hot links, interconnection running nodes, ports immediately response, shut no shut, Ethernet only
  • 1024 nodes support per lab
  • Docker containers support
  • HTML desktop console to EVE management, clientless EVE management
  • Closing feature of running lab placing it to running folder, option run more than one lab simultaneously
  • Import/export configs for eve lab to/from local PC
  • Multiuser support, Administrator role only
  • EVE User account access time limitation
  • NAT cloud, integrated NAT option with DHCP on the EVE
  • Integrated Wireshark capture using docker, ethernet only
  • Multi configurations for single lab
  • Lab timer for self-training

Upcoming features in EVE-NG PRO:

  • Current version display and the newest available
  • Fix permissions button on web
  • EVE control improvement, Information display of running labs and nodes per user. Admin control of processes.
  • Lab search option
  • Lab design features, links and objects
  • Custom template for own node deployment


  • Learning centre edition

Long term goals:

  • EVE-NG Clustering





Why choose EVE-NG:

  • Learning

    • With EVE, you will be able to train yourself including Cisco, Juniper and also lot of other vendors like CheckPoint, PaloAlto, F5 and many more.

  • Design

    • With EVE, you are able to construct the network, accordingly requirements  and plan the right design to validate solutions

  • Efficiency 

    • With EVE, With no risk you can easily and quickly reproduce and improve your real architecture in safe environment without risk to touch your real network

  • Flexibility

    • With EVE, you are able to confirm multivendor interaction. This flexibility means freedom of choice in key decision


Some Features:


  • KVM HW accelaration
  • Topology designer "click and play"
  • Import/export configuration
  • Labs xml file format
  • Picture import and maps "click and play"
  • Custom Kernel support for L2 protocols
  • Memory optimization ( UKSM )
  • CPU Watchdog
  • Full HTML5 User Interface
  • Ability to use without additionnals tools
  • Multiuser
  • Interaction with real network fully supported
  • simultaneous lab instances
  • Derivated  from Ubuntu LTS 16.04 server for long term support


EVE brings You the power You need to mastering your network within multivendor environment designing and testing.