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Re: [Openvpn-users] access tun/tap device without admin privileges on Linux


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] access tun/tap device without admin privileges on Linux
  • From: Ralf Hildebrandt <Ralf.Hildebrandt@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 18:13:21 +0200

* Xavier Grehant <xavier.grehant@xxxxxxxxx>:

> I want to open a vpn between Linux machines without root privileges
> and without talking to the admin. Indeed I need to repetitively link
> via a vpn a number of machines where I'm not root, and that belong
> different admins.
> It seems that openvpn always needs to access the tun/tap device, which
> requires admin privileges. Is there any workaround?

sudo?
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