Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of GettingTapWindows


Ignore:
Timestamp:
01/03/17 14:02:52 (13 months ago)
Author:
samuli
Comment:

--

Legend:

Unmodified
Added
Removed
Modified
  • GettingTapWindows

    v4 v5  
    33= Introduction =
    44
    5 OpenVPN [wiki:ChangesInOpenvpn23 was split] into several subprojects between 2.3-alpha1 -> 2.3-alpha2 releases. [https://github.com/OpenVPN/tap-windows Tap-windows] is an NDIS 5 driver which provides tap adapter capabilities on Windows. Support for NDIS 5 will be dropped in future Windows versions, which is why tap-windows is being outphased by [https://github.com/OpenVPN/tap-windows6 tap-windows6] built for NDIS 6 instead.
     5OpenVPN [wiki:ChangesInOpenvpn23 was split] into several subprojects between 2.3-alpha1 -> 2.3-alpha2 releases. [https://github.com/OpenVPN/tap-windows Tap-windows] is an NDIS 5 driver which provides tap adapter capabilities on Windows. Support for NDIS 5 will be dropped in future Windows versions, which is why tap-windows has been deprecated by [https://github.com/OpenVPN/tap-windows6 tap-windows6] that uses NDIS 6 instead. Here's a table that shows the relation between the driver versions:
     6
     7||'''Installer name'''||'''Project name'''||'''NDIS version'''||'''Operating system'''||
     8||tap-windows-9.21.2  ||tap-windows6      ||6||Windows Vista and above||
     9||tap-windows-9.9.2_3 ||tap-windows       ||5||Windows XP||
    610
    711= Fetching tap-windows source code =