Virtual_EXOS Openflow module

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I am trying to setup an Openflow lab with Extreme switches using GNS3 and qemu based EXOS VM. I have imported the appliance and it works with no surprises so far. 
Then I tried to update the appliance using the files I have from our physical devices (X440 & X460) but I get the following error message: 

Error: Failed to download image - Error: File SUMMIT is not suitable for UNKNOWN.
Is there any workaround for this or this is not current limitation of EXOS VM? 
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Brandon Clay, Escalation Support Engineer

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Hi Tasos, 

You need to use the vm .xos files to upgrade the VMs. You can find those over on our Virtual EXOS Github page.
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Hi Brandon, 

Thanks for the reply. What about the Openflow module? Is there also a modified version that works with EXOS VM? couldn't find anything at gihub repo..
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Hi Tasos,


Starting in EXOS 21, the OpenFlow module is bundled in with the EXOS base image. I've uploaded the OpenFlow xmod for 16.2 to Github now, located here.
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Thanks Brandon. I have now installed the Openflow module. Do I need to buy an extra licence to use openflow with the exos vm? 
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Drew C., Community Manager

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What's the MAC address of the VM? (from show switch)? I'll provide the license for you.
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Hi Drew,

Thanks for doing this. For now I have just a couple of switches with MAC addresses: 
00:3F:14:AF:17:00
00:3F:14:B7:37:00

In case I want to add more switches to my virtual topology what is the way to move forward? Do we have to acquire a bunch of licence keys for EXOS virtual appliances?
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You're welcome! Here are the licenses for those two virtual switches.
00:3F:14:AF:17:00 -> 9d68-8214-da17-0225-8ffe
00:3F:14:B7:37:00 -> 9d68-8214-da17-0225-fe8f

For future use, you can enable the trial license, which includes OpenFlow.
http://documentation.extremenetworks.com/flr_22.2/exos_21_1/feature_license_requirements/c_trial_lic...
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How can I use exos firmware version 16.2.1.6 with GNS3? Latest appliance file on github (exosvm.gns3a) has dropped support for this version. 
Thanks