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Ping (DUP) with Linux bridges and tap devices

http://imgur.com/qPoy2QJ I have two Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) VM (running on KVM) that networked together using two Linux bridges as shown above. The network interfaces are Linux TAP devices. The problem ...
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Check packet vlan tag using Tap virtual interface

I am trying to learn how to implement virtual interfaces using the Tap driver. So far my understanding is that using the tap driver I can create a virtual interface and then have a userspace program ...
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TUN/TAP VPN no internet connection

I have set up a tun/tap vpn to a VPS. For this, I created a 10/24 network and gave the server the IP 10.0.0.100 and my client got 10.0.0.200. I can now successfully ping the server / access my mail ...
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ARP reply vanishes from br0 to tap0 using OpenVPN in bridging mode

i have setup a linux box (on an esxi5) which acts as an openvpn server. the server is configured to use bridging for the clients, which essentially works, with one exception. if the client pings some ...
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Can't bring link state on TUN/TAP interfaces up

Trying to build a tap interface to add as a virtual interface to OVS. I've tried using both Utilities and the ip tuntap command which create the interface- I can't seem to get the interface "up". ...
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Tap interface within a virtual machine has NO-CARRIER

I am trying to hook up a virtual machine to a host using openvpn. When i create a tap interface within the virtual machine using: /usr/sbin/openvpn --mktun --dev tap1 The state of the tap interface ...
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how does openvpn decide which interface to get IP addrs from

Using ubuntu 10.04 on both ends. We have a client and server machine on the SAME network attempting to make a vpn connection. We use the config files from here and made minimal changes. The server ...
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OpenVPN bridging with venet interfaces

I have a VPS which uses venet interfaces for its (virtual) ethernet connections. I've managed to get an OpenVPN daemon running with tunneling, but not able to do so with bridging (tap). Is it ...
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Tap0 not receiving traffic

I have created a tap device tap0 address 10.2.1.4 and added it to a host bridge br1 with address 10.2.1.1 I have "nc 10.2.1.4 -l 1234" running on the host and from another machine I do a "nc ...
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Openvpn limit bandwidth

I would like to ask you a question concerning openvpn and the possibility to increase the bandwidth in case I want to transfer files. I have an openvpn server via which I connect to my data center. ...
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Bridged network on OS X only gets UDP broadcast traffic

I've created a bridged network Mac OS X 10.8.5 using ifconfig and TUNTAP for OS X to bridge my wireless connection, en0, with a virtual interface, tap0, which I can use for guest VMs: $ sudo ...
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Unbridged tap device

Good UTC evening! I've created a tap0 device on my host, it looks like: tap0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 inet 10.0.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 10.0.0.255 ...
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OpenVPN bridging for Xen VMs

I have a following situation and need your help. My client has several servers-routers in different GEO regions and some servers within one DC which are used for a Xen virtualization each. Routers ...
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OpenVSwitch between namespaces

I'm trying to configure a bridge between two TAP interfaces each created inside their own network namespace, on Linux. I'm using OpenVSwitch as software bridge. These are the steps that I believe ...
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What is th tap100i0 device on my debian with KVM?

I want configure a network for virtual machines on KVM. I created a bridge. But I found a new tap100i0 devise was created. Should I take it into account to get the virtual network running?
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./pox.py log.level --DEBUG forwarding.l2_learning not working as expected

I have installed openvswitch on my PC with runs Ubuntu 12.04.I also have virtual box running on my PC with 3 virtual machines (Ubuntu 12.04) running on them. are named vm-1 vm-2 vm-3 I have ...
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Passive ethernet tap [closed]

I'm having an hard time figuring out why can't I capture the packets flowing between two devices, in both directions, using a self made Ethernet tap, with copper cable, which looks just like this one: ...
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How do I enable TUN/TAP forwarding?

I have a program which writes packets (destination address 10.3.0.2) to the TUN/TAP interface. Network: host1|tun0----eth1(10.3.0.1)|-------------------host2|eth1(10.3.0.2)| Wireshark captures ...
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Is there a way to allow specific permissions to a non-root user?

I have a program that, at some point, create/destroys tun/tap virtual adapters. Obviously, for these specific operations this program requires root privileges. According to the program ...
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VPN with authentication/encryption with separate tap interface for each client

is there any VPN program that handles client authentication, data encryption and ends in a tap interface for every authenticated client? I need 1 shared UDP port (VPN service port) to which clients ...
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Where is the userspace used by TUN/TAP?

When I put data on a wire in qemu what sets the upper limit on the rate of data I can transmit? The situation is I set up two machines A and B create two tap interfaces openvpn --mktun ...
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pfSense - OpenVPN - tap - client connection: Default Gateway Error

We have setup a OpenVPN Server on a pfSense v2.0.1 Router with the "OpenVPN tap Bridging Fix package" to build a bridged VPN network. We followed this HOWTO: link Nearly everything workes fine expect ...
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OpenVPN not acquiring IP on mac client

I have an interesting problem. I can confirm that the OpenVPN server is working because I can connect successfully on other Windows machines. On my personal mac laptop though I can connect but the ...
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How to connect a virtual NIC in one QEMU-KVM instance to a virtual NIC in another QEMU-KVM instance without a bridge

Is there a way to connect a Virtual NIC one QEMU-KVM instance to a Virtual NIC on another QEMU-KVM instance. I want to be able to do this efficiently and it may be possible that the 2 instances could ...
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Open source network tap

I've recently begun researching network monitoring solutions. I've configured SPAN on our cisco catalyst, and it's working ok, but I've been reading up on taps too. Most of the articles I've seen ...
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route all internet traffic via a virtual tap device and a public server on windows [duplicate]

We want to route all traffic from one pc to a local virtual device (TAP-Win32 Adapter which is also used by OpenVPN) and then from there to another tap device on a public server. after that all ...
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Should I use tap or tun for openvpn?

What are the differences between using dev tap and dev tun for openvpn? I know the different modes cannot inter-operate. What is the technical differences, other then just layer 2 vs 3 operation. ...
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kvm, vlans, how to simulate a 'mirror' port

I'm working with kvm 0.14.1 on an ubuntu lucid x64 box. I've got 3 vlans configured, one that is a bridge to the host's eth1. The others are host only. I want to start playing with snort. Is there ...
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IP Packet Capture/Manipulation via TUN/TAP

I'm trying to capture and manipulate incoming IP packets (via eth0 interface) by using a TUN device (since I'm only concerned with IP layer). The first step I think is 1:1 packet forwarding from eth0 ...
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why tun interface in openvpn

can anyone tell me the use of tun interface in openvpn? as far as i read, it is used to tunnel all the traffic from the PC over the ssl tunnel. But incase of VPN, i suppose all the traffic initiated ...
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How can I setup OpenVPN with IPv4 and IPv6 using a tap device?

I've managed to setup OpenVPN for full IPv4 connectivity using tap0. Now I want to do the same for IPv6. Addresses and network setup (note that my real prefix is replaced by 2001:db8): ...
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openvpn without tap module? replacement?

I am trying to instal openvpn on a special linux distribution that has no tap kernel module, and all howtos avaliable are outdated. I was wondering if there is a way to run vpn without this kernel ...
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Dynamips and Tap Devices, To and From the same machine

I am setting up a dynamips/dynagen lab and am wondering if there is any way to get traffic to route out one tap devices, go into the lab, and come back to a tap device on the same machine. I have ...
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Cannot open TUN/TAP dev

Can someone please help me with this? I have a linux 2.6.9 server (I know it's outdated, but it has some special modules and so kernel cannot be updated/recompiled/etc), and I need to have a tun/tap ...