openvpn server in a jail

Bill Moran wmoran at
Mon Apr 21 16:45:06 UTC 2008

In response to Rek Jed <rekjed at>:

> Hi,
> Is it possible to run an openvpn server inside of a FreeBSD jail?

I couldn't get it to work.  The primary problem being that OpenVPN needs
to create a tun device, and you can't do that inside a jail.

Someone more clever than I may have figured out a way to pull it off ...
I'd be interested to know about it.

Bill Moran

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