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Date:      Sun, 2 Jun 2013 10:57:49 +0200
From:      Beni Brinckman <beni.brinckman@gmail.com>
To:        Devin Teske <dteske@freebsd.org>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, "<ml@fuckaround.org>" <ml@fuckaround.org>
Subject:   Re: openvpn and tap device
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I had to use tap0 instead of tun0 to get a connexion.
I first create it with "ifconfig tap0 create" and then make the connexion
with "openvpn --config <your-config-file>.ovpn --dev tap0".
This works for me.


2013/6/1 Teske, Devin <Devin.Teske@fisglobal.com>

>
> On May 29, 2013, at 8:52 AM, Pol Hallen wrote:
>
> >> It's a while since I looked at OpenVPN, so this is from unreliable
> >> memory, but IIRC it uses tap devices under Windows and tun devices under
> >> Unix(ish) OSes. Do you see tun0 appear?
> >
> > sorry for the mistake: tun device
> >
> > I don't have any tun devices but I can use openvpn to connect to other
> vpn
> > client
> >
>
> tun devices are used with software like vpnc in my experience.
> --
> Devin
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