HOW TO: Enable TUN/TAP or PPP

  1. 1. Login to SolusVM.
  2. 2. Click on the "Manage" button to the right of your OpenVZ server you wish to use.
  3. 3. In the "Controls" window on the bottom, switch to the "Settings" tab and click on the button for which service you wish to enable. Click "Yes" to accept the change if you are sure you wish to continue. (A reboot may occur.)
  4. 4. You should receive a success message.


To confirm TUN/TAP is enabled type "cat /dev/net/tun". If you receive the message "cat: /dev/net/tun: File descriptor in bad state" it has been enabled successfully. If not, you may need to reboot your VPS in SolusVM and then disable and enable TUN/TAP again.

To confirm PPP is enabled type "cat /dev/ppp". If you receive the message "cat: /dev/ppp: No such device or address" it has been enabled successfully. If not, you may need to reboot your VPS in SolusVM and then disable and enable PPP again.

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