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Speaker Name Sharat Chandra
Talk Title TUN/TAP Devices - Virtual Network Interfaces
Track /dev/system
Class Introductory
Scope Technical
Synopsis TUN/TAP devices can be used to simulate network interfaces. They allow us to bypass the kernel protocol stacks and also allows us to implement our own stacks without putting them in the kernel
Points * What are TUN/TAP devices ? * How to use them. * Various examples and applications
Speaker Profile Just finished Engg. (College: BMS, Disc: Comp. Sci.) Wrote TCP/IP stack for final year project. Used TAP devices to test stack.
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