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configuring tunnel interface, tun0, redhat 9 - how?!?

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Hi,

im trying to configure a virtual point to point link using the tunnel interface in linux.  Im having a bit of difficultly putting it all together and have not found a definitive guide anywhere on the web.  All i see is links to VTUN.

How do i do it?  I have /dev/net/tun on my system.  How does that translate into tun0?

Im confused.

Any help is appreciated,

David.
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u have /dev/net/tun it means that TUN's rpms are there.
1. u have to create nodes for /dev/net/tun
mknod /dev/net/tun c 10 200

for start stuff look at this site too.
http://www.conmicro.cx/hercules/herctcp.html
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Use iproute2 and modules ipip and ip_gre

http://www.lartc.org/lartc.html#LARTC.TUNNEL

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