Add tun device to LXC Proxmox


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    Add tun device to LXC

    Shutdown container:

    Where 100 is the container ID

    pct shutdown 100
    

    Move into your container config file:

    vi /etc/pve/lxc/100.conf
    

    Add the following to the end of the file:

    Type lthe letter i to edit in vi

    i
    

    Add the following into the file:

    lxc.hook.autodev: /var/lib/lxc/100/tuntap
    lxc.cgroup.devices.allow = c 10:200 rwm
    

    Save changes and exit:

    Tap esc key to leave edit mode:

    Then,Write andQuit saving the changes

    :wq
    

    Create the tun device:

    vi /var/lib/lxc/100/tuntap
    

    Enter the following into the new file:

    #!/bin/bash
    cd ${LXC_ROOTFS_MOUNT}/dev
    mkdir net
    mknod net/tun c 10 200
    chmod 0666 net/tun
    

    Save and quit


    You are good to restart the container.

    Type :

    ip a
    

    To view the devices, remembering the tun device will not be available until you start a script such as openvpn. Or manually start the device for whatever reason.


 



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