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qemu commandline can't see /dev/net/tun

i am newbie with qemu and libvirt. I hit the issue with virsh and qemu, especially with tun interface setup. Once i run qemu-system-x86_64 \ -nographic -enable-kvm \ -cpu host -m 2048 \ -...
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Gentoo hangs when adding main interface to the bridge

I've VPS on WEDOS serverhosting, Gentoo there. 5.4.38 kernel. I've a network interface eth0, I need to bridge it with another one (from openvpn). Starting with adding only one interface: brctl addbr ...
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Bridging with OpenVPN on a VPS without an actual LAN on the server side for LAN Gaming [closed]

I am trying to set up an OpenVPN-Server on a VPS that allows LAN Broadcasts between the connected clients. Now I read that you need bridging for that. But in my case the VPS has no LAN. It is just the ...
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Two tap device can't communicate over bridge

I want to exchange Ethernet Packet between two tap device(for implementing TCP/IP protocol stack in usermode). The problem I encountered is that tap1 and tap2 only can receive broadcast packet through ...
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ARP Reply is not forwarded to TAP device through Linux Bridge

Create two TAP devices, each of which will be read and written by the userland protocol stack. In addition, the two TAP devices are bridged by the Linux Bridge. The script to prepare the environment ...
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How to enable external access to the Virtual machine on private link?

I would like to benchmark virtual networking of KVM-QEMU. For this purpose, I connect two servers (server 1, and server 2) with one wire. I use server 1 to run the QEMU VM and I want to access this VM ...
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Proper debian configuration for bridge/tap interface for use with QEMU

I am having troubles restoring my internet connection after bridging my network and a tap interface. I am using debian 5.10 and following this guide: https://wiki.debian.org/QEMU#Networking My ...
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Add persistent bridge & tap Ubuntu 20.04 Server LTS [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a bridge whose interface is a tap, both with static IPs, and have them persist across reboots. In Ubuntu 14.04.6 LTS, this could be accomplished by editing /etc/network/interfaces ...
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Add persistent bridge and tap in ubuntu 20.04 server

I'm trying to create a bridge whose interface is a tap, both with static IPs, and have them persist across reboots. In Ubuntu 14.04.6 LTS, this could be accomplished by editing /etc/network/interfaces ...
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Advice required for sending STP BPDU traffic between tap interfaces connected by common bridge

Need advice for the bridge tap interface to run stp traffic. created the tap interface and bridge   Have come across stp BPDU is consumed by bridge. i'm running the scapy on the host, however i'm not ...
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Is there a tool I can use to test out multiple vpn tunnels in one machine?

I use wget -q -O https://checkmyip.com/csv to determine if I am connected to a VPN but I want to verify multiple VPN tunnels on the same machine. Is there a tool that can allow me to send a command ...
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Attach a VM to a host TAP or TUN device

I'm working on a project whilst in lockdown in England, and I am hoping someone can offer some advice? I have a machine with 5 physical eth interfaces on Linux Mint, 20.04. All eth interfaces ...
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two tap device connect each other in same pc

What I want to implentent is something like below. 192.168.1.1 192.168.1.2 +--------+ +----------+ +-----------+ +---------+ ...
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macvtap interface associated with a VM on a host cannot ping host eno1 IP

VM interface XML config has source device pointing to the host management interface eno1 that is configured with IP of 10.134.159.48/24 When the VM is launched a macvtap interface gets created for ...
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How to migrate OpenVPN architecture TAP to TUN

I did a tunnel system with OpenVPN to let a distant client act like a private network client to access private resources. It uses a client on the private network as a gateway. DistantClient <-> ...
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OpenVPN TAP without bridging

I'm trying to make use of my VPS as OpenVPN server for "LAN" gaming which involves broadcasts, so I need to configure TAP. Typically, when I look up some examples of tap configuration, it uses ...
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Windows: Send all network traffic from script/app through specific TAP adapter

I have created a script in Node.js to remotely manage a server. To work the script needs to be connected to a VPN. The VPN it needs to connect to is different from the one I want Windows to use. Both ...
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OpenVPN - client connected to server, but cannot ping server or server's LAN

I am trying to ping the network of the Ubuntu server from Windows 7 (client). Both Ubuntu and Windows are clients on another OpenVPN server with the option client-to-client. The client can connect ...
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Understand linux bridge tunneling configuration

I have a VPN software that creates a tap device connected to a bridge: $ brctl show vpnbr bridge name bridge id STP enabled interfaces vpnbr 8000.6630fabc3f2b yes tnl-2c5a50e $ ...
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Forwarding ICMP response to TAP interface

I am trying to do a test where I forward ICMP responses to a TAP interface. I created a TAP interface and assigned it the address 10.0.4.1/24. My linux setup uses the interface enp0s3 as the default ...
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Multiqueue tun/tap interface

I am trying to understand how Multiqueue tuntap interface works. Following the instructions provided at: https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/networking/tuntap.txt I was able to create multiple ...
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Can only access the gateway at the end of my ssh ethernet tunnel why?

I have a remote private network connected to the internet via a Linux gateway. The gateway has the following arrangement: eth0 - external IP br0 - with eth1, and tap0 devices added to the bridge. ...
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How to redirect traffic sent to tap to a specific ip addr

I created a tap device using the following commands: sudo ip tuntap add mode tap tap7 sudo ip link set tap7 up sudo ip addr add 77.0.0.1/24 dev tap7 Now, I am using c++ sockets programming to write ...
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OpenVPN server with two tap interfaces, how to allow tap0 to see tap1

I'm new to OpenVPN but have managed to install it on an Ubuntu machine. The requirement is to allow Mikrotik and then laptop clients to connect to the VPN. I managed to make this work by running two ...
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Cannot ioctl TUNSETIFF tap0: Device or resource busy (errno=16)

I'm having this weird issue that when I run bridge-start together with openvpn, the service won't start. If I don't let openvpn run bridge-start, and add the necessary interfaces (tap0, br0) manually (...
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SSH TAP tunnel & multicast groups

Is it possible to do UDP multicasting over an SSH TAP tunnel? I have set up a TAP tunnel using SSH between my Ubuntu PC and a Raspberry Pi sitting in a remote office, using this command: $ ssh -o ...
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Host to guest connection via SSH (using qemu vm)

I am having trouble to enable a host-to-guest communication using qemu VMs. The goal is to connect via SSH from the host to the guest VM. I have the following setting: host: local access to SSH ...
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OpenVPN TAP vs TUN in parallel

I have a few questions about our existing OpenVPN server setup and a requirement that we have to expand our access. Our current setup is as follows: 1 OpenVPN server (in TAP mode) Multiple VM ...
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How to set up single client TAP/TUN on the client for my OpenVPN?

My laptop OpenVPN client establishes a TAP device. My client config is TUN, though. This devices shows under ifconfig /ALL with the IP 10.8.0.6 and a subnetmask of 255.255.255.252. (!!!) This ...
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Bonding over OpenVPN, for fault tolerance

I have two OpenVPN server, and two machines connecting to them. Server 1 openvpn address: 10.158.1.1 Server 2 openvpn address: 10.158.2.1 Machine 1 has address 10.158.1.11 on server 1, 10.158.2.11 ...
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OpenVPN bridged client can contact local router, but not other hosts

I have an OpenVPN Server running on Ubuntu 16.04.1. I have set this up as a TAP/Bridging server and added bridging configuration to my /etc/network/interfaces file. My client is a Windows 10 laptop. ...
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Issues setting up TINC on Mac OSX 10.12.2

I have TINC setup on a few linux boxes and they are working great. linux001 (static ip vps - 10.0.0.1) macosx002 (connects to linux001 - 10.0.0.2) linux050 (connects to linux001 - 10.0.0.50) I also ...
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Tap interface is not receiving packets

I'm configuring a tap interface and trying to send and receive packets through it, i configure it like this: ip tuntap add name tap0 mode tap multi_queue ip link set tap0 up i'm using scapy to send ...
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centos-7 missing /dev/net/tap

Going ls -l /dev/net shows the tun device (device 10,200) but there is no tap entry. Any ideas on how to get it working? find /dev -name \*tap\* finds nothing CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core) ...
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Linux + OpenVPN; bridge interface not responding to ARP

I am trying to set up an OpenVPN connection with a Layer2 ethernet bridge to bridge two LANs. ARP responses do not seem to being generated correctly... Please note I want to create a full Layer2 ...
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Restrict client IP address on OpenVPN using TAP interface

I've set up an OpenVPN + PF setup on a FreeBSD 10.3 server. Clients to my VPN include administrators, which should have full access to the network and untrusted users who should ONLY be able to ...
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icmp ping reply not received by ping process, seen by tcpdump/wireshark

I'm having an issue with getting the actual ping process to receive the reply even though I can clearly see the response in the tcpdump output. I'm running on: Mac OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan Bridge ...
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Openvpn tap interface configuration gets self assigned IP

I have a strange misconfiguration on my openvpn tap network. Clients can connect and get there IP address in 192.168.42.x as intended, but after few seconds another address gets assigned to it, self-...
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OpenVPN TAP network

I have a question about the OpenVPN in TAP configuration. I want to access local resources through VPN connection from outside network. I think I need TAP configuration, because I want to send ...
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How to correctly set up a bridge interface in GCE

I'm trying to set up a bridge interface as described in many docs, for instance: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenVPN My setup in identical to that one, except obviously I used my GCE internal ...
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Endpoint to security gateway tunnel

I want to establish a connection between the client and the proxy server through a VPN tunnel in android device. I want to do this at layer 2 or 3 , where a packet can captured and encrypted. Please ...
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Ubuntu + bridge +qemu + tap + virtio dropping packets

I've got what I think is the standard qemu bridge/ubuntu tap interfaces set up running variety of VMs on my Ubuntu host. All the VMs I'm having trouble with are Windows images. I have researched this ...
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Public IP is appearing while tapping network instead of private IPs

In my test environment, I connected a tap switch in front of the wireless router. This tap has 5 ports and port 5 is the mirror port which is connected to a computer. At port 1, modem is connected, ...
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Create 3 virtual interfaces that can ping6 each other

In Linux, how can you create 3 virtual interfaces that are bridged together through a virtual switch so that they can ping6 each other? What I did: tunctl -t tap1i tunctl -t tap2i tunctl -t tap3i ip ...
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Multiple TAP devices on OpenVPN Server

So we have a number of clients that have their own VPS instances which we host via Proxmox. The clients servers are all behind a NAT firewall and we forward ports per client request to our various ...
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What exactly happens to packets written to a TUN/TAP device?

I'm trying to send packets to an application listening on eth0 from machine's user-space as if they were coming from a remote machine. What I can't seem to find good documentation for is the exact ...
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Can a firewall handle packets being sent to it by a network TAP?

We have the intention of examining incoming mails for security purposes. In order to do so we figured out the solution will include: Network TAP - To copy all SMTP traffic to the firewall Firewall - ...
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OpenVPN tunnel not able to support secure connect request

In CentOS 7 host we have installed openvpn package and did create an tunnel using OpenVPN tunneling for eth9 and tap9. Everthing work fine for unsecure connection but when we try to connect to server ...
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TCP - TAP performance

Linux. Is there a performance loss from using a tap device vs a hardware one like eth0 ? The goal is to create a user space tcp/ip stack and avoid the kernel as much as possible. I would like to be ...
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how to connect/bridge two interfaces on different processes

I have two processes A and B (simulating real hardware device), each with their own TAP interfaces. If I want to send an ethernet packet to A, I send it on interfaceA, and similarly if I want to send ...
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