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RE: [Openvpn-users] Windows NT4


  • Subject: RE: [Openvpn-users] Windows NT4
  • From: James Yonan <jim@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 09:55:23 -0700 (MST)

On Thu, 2 Dec 2004, Andreas Iwanowski wrote:

> Would there be an old version of the TAP driver available that does?

No.

> Or is it possible to use the CIPE driver?

The TAP driver was originally derived from the CIPE driver, but a lot of 
changes have been made since then and the driver has been upgraded to NDIS 
5.  The CIPE driver as-is will not work with OpenVPN.  OpenVPN requires a 
TUN/TAP driver which is protocol-compatible with the TUN/TAP drivers on 
all the other OSes which OpenVPN supports.

> What exact changes would have to be made to the TAP driver?

You would need to strip out the NDIS 5 stuff, such as the power management
handling code.

James


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