Cannot allocate TUN/TAP dev dynamically - FreeBSD/OpenBSD OpenVPN Client error Solution -

Cannot allocate TUN/TAP dev dynamically - FreeBSD/OpenBSD OpenVPN Client error Solution

I have never had this error on Linux and this is running FreeBSD as root:


Wed Aug  9 04:29:34 2017 us=329050 Cannot allocate TUN/TAP dev dynamically
Wed Aug  9 04:29:34 2017 us=329832 Exiting due to fatal error


The Solution

You need a kernel module that is for some reason not automatically loaded like Linux:

kldload if_tap


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