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Old 01-26-2012, 09:54 AM   #1
jubi4d
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Ethernet Bridging with a TAP-Device


Hallo,

i would like to do Ethernet Bridging with a TAP-Device. Can i do it without OpenVPN? (http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-so...-bridging.html)
I don't know how to crate a TAP-Device, here(http://backreference.org/2010/03/26/...face-tutorial/) are some commands, but i don't understand it.
Especially it is not clear for me, where you have to define the remote endpoint, how you have to do it for a TUN-Device(http://www.linuxfoundation.org/colla...king/tunneling).
 
Old 01-28-2012, 06:24 AM   #2
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The other side of a tap device is a file in /dev, it does not make a tunnel without additional software. You don't need to use OpenVPN as there are alternatives.
 
  


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