What is TUN/TAP? How to enable it in OpenVZ?

Posted at October 28, 2016 at 4:24 pm by Jithin

TUN/TAP is used to provide packet reception and transmission for user space programs. TUN stands for network TUNnel) is a network layer device and TAP stands for network TAP and it is a link layer device and both of them are virtual network kernel devices. TUN/TAP kernel module is needed to be enabled in VPS for VPN configuration because TUN is used with routing and TAP is used for creating a network bridge. TUN/TAP can be viewed as a simple Point-to-Point or Ethernet device. It sent and receive   [...]

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Everything about Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Posted at August 22, 2016 at 11:01 am by Jithin

You would have been heard at least once the term VPN. The VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. We can see about VPNs in detail here. As we know, VPNs belongs to networking. Before starting VPN, let us learn more about computer networks.   What is a Computer Network? Simply, a computer network is a set of computers connected together for communication. The primary purpose of this type of communication is sharing resources. There are many resources the networks share such as a file se   [...]

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