Bridging is a forwarding technique used in packet-switched computer networks. Unlike routing, bridging makes no assumptions about where in a network a particular address is located.

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BROUTING's target “redirect” in ebtables behaving in a strange way

Situation (host A)-------(bridge B)------(host C) where: A has MAC A on it's interface C has MAC C on it's interface B has MAC BA and MAC BC on it's two interfaces (depending on who it's facing) ...
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Netconf + KVM - Bridge [on hold]

I just installed a Windows KVM on my Linux-Kernel. I want that the KVM gets it own IP-adress which I just bought from my provider. Does anyone know how this works? Would be very nice. You can also ...
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How to set an ethernet bridge that allows only IPv6? [on hold]

I need to bridge IPv6 WAN to a LAN with local IPv4 address. Like this: client(s) --> | <-----DHCP:192.168----> (eth2) IPv4 NAT router (eth3) <----one global IPv4----> |WAN with DHCPv4 ...
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How does ssh work when client and host are on the same machine?

I illustrate my question with the help of docker containers but this example is orthogonal to the rest of the problem. In fact any program that allows the use of bridge interfaces and ssh would do. I ...
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Bridge in Debian Linux (Wheezy) cannot access WAN hosts by name

I'm having the same problem as this poster: bridging two network interfaces in ubuntu linux 12.10 AND being able to access it from that machine and would be grateful for any help on how to debug it. ...
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Linux virtual bridge not transparent

I'm attempting to set up the Openstack tutorial demo using libvirt VMs on my desktop but I'm having some problems with the virtual bridge on the host desktop. While debugging this, I noticed that the ...
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Launch an openstack instance with single NIC

I'm totally new to openstack and without much resources I built a cloud with my pc as controller containing a wifi for internet and ethernet for internal connection also with my laptop again with a ...
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Linux router share internet between eth2 to eth3 [closed]

I am not a networking guy, so apologies in advance. I have a small Linux (Ubuntu) box with 2 ethernet ports. eth2 is connected to a cable modem that gives it a 192.168.1.x address + internet ...
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Is it ok to attach 1 interface to 2 bridges at the same time?

Let's say I have network interfaces eth0, eth1, eth2 and eth3. eth0 and eth1 are attached to bridge br0. eth2 and eth3 are attached to bridge br1. Let's say under some special condition, I would ...
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CoreOS, Docker networking, more than one bridge?

I have a server with 4 ethernet-cards. With the switching hardware I put all 4 cards in different VLANs. With the default networking on CoreOS I get single bridge for the containers, with a private IP ...
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No IPv6 traffic in bridge mode

Hello happy people o/~ yesterday I had the audacity to reboot a remote Linux server. This Ubuntu 64, 12.04 installation went from kernel 3.11.0-19-generic to 3.13.0-32-generic and also from being ...
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cant connect to internet in ubuntu using bridge adapter [migrated]

My host OS is windows XP(SP3), guest OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and virtualBox is 4.3 I want XP and Ubuntu to talk to each other, so I choose to use bridge adapter network. XP: Windows IP Configuration ...
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How can I bridge a VM to a remote network?

I have a system running QEMU/KVM (via libvirt). One of its VMs needs to have a presence on a subnet that is not local to the VM host. I have a Linux system on the remote subnet. Is there a way to ...
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Directed ARP requests do not arrive at bridge interface

I'm baffled by the following weird bridge/arp behavior under Linux. It somehow seems to filter directed ARP requests, whereas it should forward them to the other end of the bridge. To test, I run the ...
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xen project - bridged interface shows 2 MACs

I have a simple xen project 4.1 setup running on debian wheezy dom0. I have noticed during a network scan that a domU gateway returned 2 mac addresses for the same IP. One MAC being the expected, ...
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Linux bridging for KVM

I have a Debian Wheezy machine on which I tried to setup KVM with bridged networking. Unfortunately, the bridge does not appear to forward traffic correctly. My setup is the following: The physical ...
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KVM virtualization with two bridges, want routing to use each bridge as mapped in KVM

I can't seem to find an existing question like my scenario. I'm using 2 public bridges for 4 VMs. Two VMs per bridge device. Interface stats show there is use of the assigned bridge for the VM on ...
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KVM Networking guest issue due a provider networking limit

I have a KVM setup on Centos 6.4 64 Bits. My server provider assign us a Main IP to the Host with a gateway and netmask. Also our provider assign us additionals IP ( not in the same block as the Main ...
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LXC Container Networking

I just started to experiment with LXC containers. I was able to create a container and start it up but I cannot get dhcp to assign the container an IP address. If I assign a static address the ...
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WP forwarding remote discrete servers?

I need some help with a really odd server configuration: I have a server which is wired (eth0) and it will be serving a series of WP web pages. From this web page, using a forwarding product, I ...
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Understanding an OpenVPN bridge from iptable's point of view

In my scenario, there is a machine which acts as both an iptables-based firewall and an OpenVPN-server at the same time. It has two network interfaces - eth1 is connected to the internet whereas eth0 ...
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openvpn server for mobile access routing/bridging

I'm running a web server on an IPC and want to get access to the network with VPN, because the customer doesn't want to host his data directly on the internet. This web server runs a webapp, which ...
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KVM bridging for virtual machines is not working

After restarting the server, I can not ping and reach my virtual machines from the net and vice versa [root@pc1(192.168.0.114) ~]# ping 192.168.0.63 PING 192.168.0.63 (192.168.0.63) 56(84) bytes ...
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Iptables: Matching packets for bridged interface

I'm building a firewall configuration tool based on iptables, and trying to get a "bump in the wire" scenario working. Given a setup with eth0 and eth1 in a bridge br0 and a third interface eth2: ...
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How am I able to assign an IP to a bridge interface

From what I read, bridging happens below IP layer, yet how am I able to assign an IP to a bridge interface ? brctl addbr br0 ifconfig br0 IP promisc up What does the OS do ? it sounds like it ...
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NIDS on bridged firewall

I have a firewall (Debian Stable 7.5) which works in bridged mode. The interfaces eth0 (WAN) and eth1 (LAN) are linked with the bridge interface br0. Can I deploy a NIDS (eg. Snort) on this server? ...
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Failing to setup OpenVPN Client (tap) on Ubuntu 14.04 - Viscosity works with same Server

I'm kind of desperate for help here... So I'm trying to setup a Client Machine to make a VPN Connection accessible to my whole local network. When I connect directly from a Computer in the local ...
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All connections to a bridged domU originate from the dom0 public IP instead of real IP

I have a Dom0 with a mixed configuration: bridged networking and NAT is set up. There is one NIC connected to the internet (& 3 more that are unused). This is my interfaces file: # The primary ...
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Bridged Networking with bhyve and FreeBSD Guests does not work

I have a FreeBSD10 host with bhyve and the following IP-configuration in rc.conf: ifconfig_igb0="inet X.X.X.146 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast X.X.X.255" defaultrouter="X.X.X.254" ...
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Booting a diskless Debian system using bonding, bridging, and iSCSI

I'm trying to build my personal holy grail: booting my Debian Wheezy KVM server diskless from a iSCSI target and the only configuration needed on the diskless server is the iSCSI parameters in the NIC ...
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arp problems with transparent bridge on linux

I've been trying to secure my virtual machines on my esx server by putting them behind a transparent bridge with 2 interfaces, one in front, one at the back. My intention is to put all the firewall ...
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Proxmox Host on OVM Hardware - Guest VM's cannot reach Internet hosts by name

I have setup a Proxmox Host on OVM Hardware and am giving the guest VM's Internet access using the Bridged setup. However, as this requires editing configuration files on the Guest to work correctly, ...
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LXC not respecting netmask on Ubuntu 14

I have a LXC machine configured with bridging so that it has its own public IP address and is accessible over the internet. Even though it's working, the netmask address set in the VMs ...
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Bridged Connection weird IP release in the NAT router

I use Vmware Player 6.0.2 to run linux on my linux machine with no vmware tools. Both linuxes are Slackware 14.1. In my guest system I have a web-server with bridged connection. Both, host and guest, ...
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Linux Transparent Bridge with trunk VLAN

I want to ask if this scenario is possible with Linux version 3.10 stock standard kernel to manage traffic in a transparent bridge mode. I have a connection now between the LAN switch to the one ...
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How accessing a NATed, virtualized (LXC) server over public IP from client itself on a bridged network?

Setup ____________________________ ____________________________ | Host | | Client | | Public IP: 66.66.66.66 | ...
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xen creating a new virtual machine with bridge networking

I am using CentOS 6.5 64 use this tutorial to setup Bridge [root@CentOS ~]# brctl show bridge name bridge id STP enabled interfaces xenbr0 8000.08002754b3fa yes ...
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Ping (DUP) with Linux bridges and tap devices

http://imgur.com/qPoy2QJ I have two Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) VM (running on KVM) that networked together using two Linux bridges as shown above. The network interfaces are Linux TAP devices. The problem ...
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Force all traffic from servers on the same bridge to pass through router interface

I have a bridge with all hosts from the 192.168.5.0/24 network connected to it.They all connect to this bridge via a secondary interface eth1. I have a router which connects this bridge to others on ...
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bond interface without link on boot

After a server reboot, bond0 has not been started since one of its slave ethernets (eth2) had no link, I had to manually set it with: ip link set dev eth2 up Server has one bond to the LAN (with ...
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Linux Bridges - Tags on interface vs. on bridge

What is the difference between tagging on the bridge vs a physical interface then adding that tagged interface onto the bridge? I'm assuming if I want two total VLANs segmenting network traffic to ...
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How do I configure bridged networking for VMs

I'm setting up a KVM virtualization server in CentOS 6. How do I configure bridged networking? (I think I need network interface eth0 to be accessible to VMs) I have tried to follow this guide: How ...
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iptables configuration for squid proxy in bridged mode

I recently set up a squid proxy in bridged mode. But Squid is not caching due to some firewall issues I guess. Manual caching is perfectly ok. Here is what I have set up in /etc/rc.local ifconfig ...
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Multicasting on server with bridged interfaces

Network: 10.1.1.2 and 10.1.1.3 in same network. 10.1.1.2 has VPN server running in bridged mode. 10.1.1.4 - ip address of VPN client. All machines have Debian 6 installed. I'm trying to test ...
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If one subnet can see another does that mean that there is a bridge between two interfaces?

This might seem like kind of a dumb question, but...say for example... I have a router running OpenWRT or some Linux distro and that router or box has two interfaces (lets say for sake of example a ...
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brctl bridge forwarding packets to promiscuous interfaces

I have two promiscuous sniffing interfaces on my linux box: eth0 is connected to an external vlan bridge eth1 is connected to an internal vlan bridge with eth0 I can sniff all traffic on my ...
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How can i prevent TINC from relaying DHCP

I am running tinc in several NAT routers running Debian 7 Wheezy, the VPN works fine for months, except because i've set it up in switch mode it relays DHCP requests and answers over all the VPN. The ...
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Access KVM guest via hostname on private virtual network

KVM on CentOS 6.5. Setup one bridge connected to internet. And one virtual network on subnet 192.168.100.0/24 DHCP start: 192.168.100.128 DHCP end: 192.168.100.254 How to ...
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Forward connecting IP address to KVM guests

I'm running kvm with iptables configured to use DNAT and masquerading. However the guest machines are logging the host bridge ip not the connecting client IP address. Is there a way to configure ...
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Ubuntu/KVM Bridge Interface IP Assignment

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine running KVM/libvirt. It has two physical ethernet interfaces. I have dedicated eth0 as the primary interface and configured bridging on eth1 for my VMs. The KVM host ...