Enable the Kernel TUN/TAP support
OpenVZ supports VPN inside a container via kernel TUN/TAP module and device. To allow container to use the TUN/TAP device the following should be done:
Make sure the tun module has been already loaded on the hardware node:
lsmod | grep tun
If it is not there, use the following command to load tun module:
To make sure that tun module will be automatically loaded on every reboot you can also add it or into
/etc/modules.conf (on RHEL see
Enabling the TUN/TAP from the container using Virtualizor Admin panel
While creating or editing the VPS expand the Advance option menu by clicking on it as shown in the figure . Check the TUN/TAP check box .Then just create/edit the vps the tun tap module will be enabled for the container.
To check TUN/TAP is enabled or not
[root@Node /]# vzctl enter CTID Inside the VPS: # cat /dev/net/tun: File descriptor in bad state # It means the TUN/TAP is enabled on your VPS.
cat: /dev/net/tun: No such device # If you receive like this, then the TUN/TAP has not enabled on your VPS . Try to enable TUN/TAP again and check.