Vyatta NOS documentation

Learn how to install, configure, and operate Vyatta Network Operating System (Vyatta NOS), which helps to drive our virtual networking and physical platforms portfolio.

Client and server configuration

To configure an OpenVPN client or server as a tap device, use the configuration shown in the following example.

Configuration options related to tap devices for client and server interfaces

interfaces {
    openvpn if_name{
  • device-type tap: This argument tells OpenVPN that the tunnel is to be used as a tap device and operate on Layer 2 traffic. This configuration is required on both ends of the OpenVPN tunnel.