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     1= What is the difference between a TUN device and a TAP device? =
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     3{{{
     4#!html
     5<p>A TAP device is a virtual ethernet adapter, while a TUN device is a virtual point-to-point IP link.</p>
     6<p>You cannot mix <strong>--dev tun</strong> and <strong>--dev tap</strong> on different ends of the connection. Use one or the other consistently.</p>
     7}}}
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     9[wiki:FAQ Return to FAQ]