Manual Reference Pages - VDE_TUNCTL (8)
vde_tunctl create and manage persistent TUN/TAP interfaces
vde_tunctl [-f tun-clone-device] [-u owner] [-t device-name]
vde_tunctl [-f tun-clone-device] -d device-name
vde_tunctl allows the host sysadmin to
preconfigure a TUN/TAP device for use by a particular user. That
user may open and use the device, but may not change any aspects
of the host side of the interface.
vde_tunctl is a simple copy of tunctl done for practical purposes.
To create an interface for use by a particular user, invoke
tunctl without the -d option:
# vde_tunctl -u someuser
Set tap0 persistent and owned by uid 500
Then, configure the interface as normal:
# ifconfig tap0 192.168.0.254 up
# route add -host 192.168.0.253 dev tap0
# bash -c echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/tap0/proxy_arp
# arp -Ds 192.168.0.253 eth0 pub
To delete the interface, use the -d option:
# vde_tunctl -d tap0
Set tap0 nonpersistent
tunctl was written by Jeff Dike firstname.lastname@example.org
This manual page is based on tunctl manual page written by Matt Zimmerman email@example.com for
the Debian GNU/Linux system.
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