I have an OpenVZ server but can't seem to get the tun/tap module to load.

I ran modprode tun on the hostnode but when I go under the VM I get:

Tue Sep 24 03:08:36 2013 Note: Cannot open TUN/TAP dev /dev/net/tun: Operation not permitted (errno=1)
Tue Sep 24 03:08:36 2013 /sbin/ip link set dev  up mtu 1500


2.6.32-042stab079.4 #1 SMP Thu Jul 18 18:57:29 MSK 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
  • Do you have /dev/net/tun on the "host" system? You can also try to create that special file with mknod - it is a character device, maj 10, min 200.
    – peterph
    Sep 25 '13 at 20:38
  • Yep. It is there. I tried to create it but it was there.
    – Jason
    Sep 25 '13 at 20:38
  • What are the access permissions?
    – peterph
    Sep 25 '13 at 20:42

Did you try following

https://openvz.org/VPN_via_the_TUN/TAP_device ?

Meanwhile I'd close this question, cause it clearly shows lack of efforts to resolve the problem before asking question.

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