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Re: [Openvpn-users] encrypted packets on en0 vs tun0?

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] encrypted packets on en0 vs tun0?
  • From: Charles Duffy <cduffy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2006 08:05:42 -0500

Jerry Blanton wrote:
> If I were at a public hotspot, would only the traffic coming off of
> en0 be visible to WiFi snoops?

Yes, this is the case.

tun0 shows traffic going between OpenVPN and the rest of your computer. 
That traffic is then fed into the OpenVPN daemon and comes back out on 
en0 encrypted, which is how it actually gets to the outside world.

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