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       vde_tunctl — create and manage persistent TUN/TAP interfaces


       vde_tunctl [-f tun-clone-device]  [-u owner]  [-t device-name]

       vde_tunctl [-f tun-clone-device] -d device-name


       vde_tunctl  allows  the  host sysadmin to preconfigure a TUN/TAP device
       for use by a particular user.  That user may open and use  the  device,
       but may not change any aspects of the host side of the interface.

       vde_tunctl is a simple copy of tunctl done for practical purposes.


       To  create  an  interface  for  use by a particular user, invoke tunctl
       without the -d option:

       # vde_tunctl -u someuser
       Set ’tap0’ persistent and owned by uid 500

       Then, configure the interface as normal:

       # ifconfig tap0 up
       # route add -host dev tap0
       # bash -cecho 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/tap0/proxy_arp’
       # arp -Ds eth0 pub

       To delete the interface, use the -d option:

       # vde_tunctl -d tap0
       Set ’tap0’ nonpersistent


       vde_switch(1) vde_plug2tap(1)


       tunctl was written by Jeff Dike

       This manual page is  based  on  tunctl  manual  page  written  by  Matt
       Zimmerman for the Debian GNU/Linux system.