[vbox-dev] Does VirtualBox use TUN/TAP interface?

Michael Thayer Michael.Thayer at Sun.COM
Mon Mar 17 07:02:48 GMT 2008

Hello Pavel,

VirtualBox uses TUN/TAP for host interface networking (see the user
manual for details).



Pavel Muller wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to ask if VirtualBox use TUP/TAP interfaces or use other interface? I
> know that linux uses these interfaces and I suppose that most of virtual
> machine too, because  they are  based on  linux architecture, isn't true?
> Thanks for your advise.
> Regards Pavel

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