Linux delete unused tap devices automatically

This will find all tap devices and try deleting all of them.  Of course don't run this if there is a chance an unused tap device is necessary and would not be created by the script ro application using it.

 

for tap in `ifconfig -a|grep tap[0-255]|awk '{print $1}'`; do

tunctl -d $tap

done


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