Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of ManagingWindowsTAPDrivers


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04/11/13 14:19:04 (9 years ago)
Author:
Samuli Seppänen
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Merged content from http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/documentation/install.html

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  • ManagingWindowsTAPDrivers

    v7 v8  
    1818= Installing and uninstalling TAP-drivers =
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    20 Occasionally you may need play with different TAP-driver versions. In this case you can use ''devcon.exe'' from the Windows command-prompt. Below are some common commands; <id> refers to the driver identifier which is ''tap0901'' for OpenVPN 2.2+. This identified may be different in older/newer versions. To view information about an installed driver use
     20Occasionally you may need play with different TAP-driver versions. In this case you can use ''devcon.exe'' from the Windows command-prompt. Below are some common commands:
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     22To view information about an installed driver use
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     40To update a TAP-driver use
     41
     42{{{
     43$ devcon.exe update <something.inf> <id>
     44}}}
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     46Notes:
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     48*  ''<id>'' refers to the driver identifier which is ''tap0901'' for OpenVPN 2.2+, but may be different in older/newer OpenVPN versions.
     49* ''<something.inf>'' is typically ''OemWin2k.inf''.
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     52By installing multiple times, you will create additional TAP-Windows adapter instances, which can be used for multiple concurrent VPN tunnels. It is also possible to install using ''Control Panel -> Add New Hardware'', and it is possible to uninstall using ''Control Panel -> System -> Hardware -> Device Manager''.
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    3854= Extracting TAP-drivers from OpenVPN installers =
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