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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: "Xavier Grehant" <xavier.grehant@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 21:40:25 +0200

But editing the sudoers file requires admin privileges or talking to the admin..
Xavier

On 6/28/07, Ralf Hildebrandt <Ralf.Hildebrandt@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> * 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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