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May 15, 2024



I need to develop BIG-IP next, anyone can guide me, please?


I tried to install BIG-IP next and Central Manager inside EVE-eg but it is not found, Can I install it in EVE?


I need to start with BIG-IP LTM and ASM, there is a guide for all installation steps and all labs step by step.



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  • Hi community, i had the same issue on EVE-NG CE, for BIGIP-Next is necessary to have qemu version 6.2 but EVE-NG free edition CE is locked from older until 6.0 qemu version.

    My solution was run BIGIP-Next over cockpit (its a GUI tool to administering linux servers and kvm virtualization "super easy to install and use it"), a was trying a couple of instance and Central Manager, all works fine.

    In addition, if you wanna interconect instances between Cockpit and EVE-NG you can do it with network interfaces without problems.

    So i definetly recommend to use Cockpit for lab purposes.

  • probably yes if eve-ng support nested virtualization.
    i was able to run hardware accelerated BigIP KVM VE within Linux WSL, which the WSL itself is a VM guest of Windows HyperV host.
    the hardware was intel 11 gen laptop.

    i see in the that it uses kvm hardware acceleration, so there is possiblity.

    this is video about nested virtualization:

  • Short answer? No this will not work in EVE-ng

    As i know, you need ESXi or KVM