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urndisUSB Remote NDIS Ethernet device

urndis* at uhub?

The urndis driver provides Ethernet access over Remote NDIS (RNDIS), allowing mobile devices such as phones and tablets to provide network access. It is often referred to as USB tethering, and in most cases must be explicitly enabled on the device.

urndis should work with any USB RNDIS devices, such as those commonly found on Android devices. It does not support different media types or options. For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).

arp(4), intro(4), netintro(4), usb(4), hostname.if(5), ifconfig(8)

The urndis device driver first appeared in OpenBSD 4.7.

The urndis driver was written by Jonathan Armani <>, Michael Knudsen <>, and Fabien Romano <>.

July 16, 2013 OpenBSD-6.3