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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One way network bridge

I have two networks, with a single machine sitting on both (two NICs) shown below. That machine is Linux. I was hoping to set up a bridge of some sort so that work stations on the 192.168.1.x ...
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failed to start domain on RHEL 7.1 using KVM

I want to create a domain(guest machine) on my RHEL 7.1 using KVM. The domain is getting defined but when I start it, it shows the following error: virsh # start vm-1 error: Failed to start domain ...
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Transparent Bridging of Internal Network in KVM

I am deploying a following topology of virtual Honeynet in KVM.Topology of Honeynet I have two network interfaces eth0 and eth1 ony my System. Problem I am facing is to implement transparent bridge ...
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Possible for linux bridge to intercept traffic?

I have a linux machine setup as a bridge between a client and a server; brctl addbr0 brctl addif br0 eth1 brctl addif br0 eth2 ifconfig eth1 0.0.0.0 ifconfig eth2 0.0.0.0 ip link set br0 up I also ...
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policy routing to guests on other server

After long searching I've found the answer to my challenge, but the last step fails. I have two identical servers that both serve multiple guests. The servers have two interfaces: one for the ...
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bridged LXC: container's mac address learned on wrong interface

Ubuntu host has p2p1.17 physical interface attached to bri17 bridge. LXC container FOO has following net config: lxc.network.type = veth lxc.network.link = bri17 lxc.network.hwaddr = ...
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Xen Vif creation xl vs xm

Hi everyone, I switch my server from a xend/xm Xen install to a 4.1 xl Xen install. Therefore Xen does not create vif network interface when I launch xl create /etc/xen/my_server.cfg but does create ...
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Kvm virtualization packet loss on guest machine

In Ubuntu 14.04(64-bit) by using KVM virtualization and bridging network I have about 10% packet loss in my guest machine and I have no packet loss on host machine. server1@xxxx:~$ uname -a Linux ir1 ...
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Routing from docker containers using a different physical network interface and default gateway

Background Information I have a server with two network interfaces that is running Docker. Docker, like some virtualization tools, creates a Linux bridge interface called docker0. This interface is ...
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How to isolate two containers connected to the same bridge?

I have several LXD containers which are bound to a single bridge (the default lxdbr0 or another one, it does not matter). The host itself has another two interfaces, one ultimately connecting it to ...
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pfsense bridge of vlan interfaces

Hardware Setup AMD E1-2100 Mini-ITX Motherboard with Onboard Gigabit (re0) Intel PCI Express (x4) 4-port Gigabit Adapter (igb[0123]) Software Setup pfSense v2.3 I'm trying to replicate my ...
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Bridge networks via Wi-FI

I've bridged networks before using wired bridges but just want to check that this is also possible via Wi-Fi. In the attached diagram on the left there is the pretty common laptop connected via Wi-Fi ...
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How to setup IP alias on bridged interface in Ubuntu

How do I setup an IP alias on a bridge (br0) device on Ubuntu ? If I wait for br0 to come up and then do /sbin/ifconfig br0:0 192.168.10.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 then it works fine. If however ...
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Guest networking not working on Debian Jessie Host server KVM with br0 bridged network

GUESTS networking not working at all. In other words guest can not ping host or lan gateway. I have br0 bridge already created, also brctl show that vnet0 was properly added by KVM to br0 on guest ...
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Bridging of Internal Network in KVM

I am working on a project regarding deployment of VMs as internal network, which should be accessible from external LAN, in KVM. I am stuck in bridging these virtual machines. My setup consists of ...
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How do I assign a Public IP to a Container in PROXMOX

I initially created vmbr1 and did not assign it an IP. Used it as a bridge for container that had the public IP assigned to it. It did not work. I don't understand what else needs to be done. auto ...
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Blocking STP Traffic

I am using Xen virtualization with a bridged mode netwrk. I noticed that there is a lot of spanning tree (as understand) traffic coming from a network. Such as: STP 802.1d, Config, Flags [none], ...
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How can I block all traffic to/from an bridged interface while allowing DHCP?

I have a PC (running Fedora 20) that is being used as a "software switch" to control the network connectivity of some external devices. There are eight such devices; the PC has two 4-port Ethernet ...
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Xen VM won't come up: could not find bridge device xenbr0 (configured to use routed)

I am using xen 4.4.1 on an Ubuntu 14.04 server, my DomU is running Ubuntu 14.04 Server as well. I've run this DomU in bridge-mode previously no problems. However I want to switch to a routed setup. I ...
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pfSense bridging Wi-Fi and LAN: allow access between Wi-Fi and LAN

EDIT: Why would I want to do such a thing? This is a test, and there is 1 machine behind pfSense that I wish to manage, and Wi-Fi makes that easy. Carrying on: The auto-suggessted topics by Server ...
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Intermitent connection issues inside LXC

I am experiencing connection issues inside a LXC that are driving me mad. They are intermitent. They appear during some time, and they suddenly disapear. Scenario A lxc inside a host. Both are ...
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tap interfaces always disabled in linux bridge

I have a physical interface eth0, and I want to create two virtual interfaces and bridge them with eth0. For this purpose I do: #Create the virtual interfaces tunctl -t tap0 tunctl -t tap1 ifconfig ...
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linux bridge with vlans

I have a couple servers that I need to use lacp on that would hook in to the bridge for kvm to tap off of. I need to split out several vlans from there. my cisco switch has 2 ports set to trunk ...
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IP aliasing to a bridge interface under systemd

With Debian 8.1, how does one add a second IP address to a bridge interface under systems? Like in "IP Aliasing"? I tried it this way... In /etc/systemd/network subdirectory: File 40-br0.netdev ...
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ubuntu 14: how to configure bridge for bonded interface?

We have a server connected to 2 switches via two NICs. On each NIC are 2 VLANs, management and production. Right now we only have one switch connected, so haven't setup the spanning tree etc. We ...
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How to correctly set up a bridge interface in GCE

I'm trying to set up a bridge interface as described in many docs, for instance: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenVPN My setup in identical to that one, except obviously I used my GCE internal ...
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Assigning multiple IPs to the same machine with one interface

I have a server with a single physical interface eth0. I intend on running VMs on this server. To that end I have an IPv4 block which is routed to said server. What I'm trying to achieve is to spin-up ...
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Minimal requirements to firewall rules for running dhcpd server in linux container

I want to run isc dhcpd server in lxd (lxc) container. But it does not recive clients requests (DHCPDISCOVER, DHCPREQUEST) from clients without this rule: iptables -I FORWARD -m physdev ...
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Without tcpdump running, Linux bridge works selectively

Architecture: Ubuntu 14.04 as a libvirt/KVM host with one VM. There is bridge bri17 on the host, with two interfaces: eth2.17 (uplink to the Internet) and vnet0 (to the VM). Symptoms: all tests ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Issue with routing between ethernet and bond/bridge

I have a device which has 3 Ethernet devices and one WiFi-device on board. I'm using eth0 for an internal network (192.168.1.0/24) and eth1, eth2 and wlan0 to connect to an external network ...
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What's the FreeBSD equivalent for the Linux pointopoint

What's the BSD (FreeBSD) equivalent of pointopoint used in /etc/network/interfaces on Linux (Debian)? I'm following this (Network configuration host system KVM/Routed) guide for how to use Hetzner's ...
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Two(one OpenVPN) Networks Routed to Two Seperate Interfaces

I currently have a working network configuration. It is setup so that my Debian router connects to my modem, grabs an IP from DHCP using the physical eth0 interface connected to the WAN port on my ...
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VirtualBox bridged adapter can ping but can't curl

There is a delicate server running Ubuntu Server 12.04.2. There are 4 useable IPs for this server: A, B, C, D. The server itself takes A. The server is now running two VirtualBox guests, both with ...
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network configuration (bridging) proxmox

I bought yesterday an proxmox license. All works fine only the network configuration is very complicated. My network configuration: 84.200.50.186 -> hostsystem ip 84.200.50.186 -> VM ip ...
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Proxmox VMs with single IP

so I don't know much about the bridges and all, but I looked around and tried to get it still working. I've got one IP for the server itself and I thought to use second IP on the VMs. I thought I did ...
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Bridging VirtualBox over OpenVPN TAP adapter on Windows

I'm trying to configure a virtual machine (VirtualBox guest running Backtrack 4) with a bridged adapter over a VPN connection. The VPN is is hosted by the cybersecurity club at my university, and ...
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LXC bridge with several IP addresses

While trying to setup a small server with LXC containers, I encountered a problem: I want to assign 4 different IP addresses: 1 address for the host and 3 addresses in a different net for the ...
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openvpn multiple bridged connections

Have problem connecting several physical network segments using openvpn, please help. Have 172.16.0.0/16 network that consists of 3 segments: First one: 172.16.2 with 172.16.2.1 linux router that has ...
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Ubuntu + bridge +qemu + tap + virtio dropping packets

I've got what I think is the standard qemu bridge/ubuntu tap interfaces set up running variety of VMs on my Ubuntu host. All the VMs I'm having trouble with are Windows images. I have researched this ...
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ARP cache getting null mac over a bridge

I have an interface eno1 and a bridge br0 $ ifconfig br0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 inet 192.168.250.53 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.250.255 ...
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Setting up bridge for domU to be accessed from external network(internet)

I am trying to setup virtual guests(PV) using xen 4.4 (xen-tools) on debian 8.3. Problem is that I fail to configure bridge properly I guess ^^. I have setup an interface xenbr0 that uses same IP ad ...
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CentOS7 Network Bridge Fails on boot until cable unplugged and plugged back in

I have a problem with a brand new CentOS 7 server I am trying to set-up. I have set-up a network bridge as per instructions on the redhat documentation website and it all works great until I reboot. ...
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OpenVPN TAP interface security

Background: I am very naive about how bridging works. I wanted to know bridging interfaces exposes devices on both ends of the bridge to communicate? Question: How secure is the openvpn tap ...
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How to configure netflow on linux bridges(“docker0” Bridge)

I have Openstack setup which one of the compute node has docker and if I want to monitor the traffic, how to configure netflow on "docker0" bridge/Linux Bridge. I can see the bridge name and ID with ...
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Packets in bridge get up to the user space without being redirected there

I set up a bridge interface (br0) on PC-A (Linux Ubunutu 14.04) In addition I created an application with a TCP Listener on port 80 in the user-space on PC-A As what I understood from the ...
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OpenVPN Access Server Site-to-Site Layer 2 Bridging. DHCP Issues

First of all sorry, my english is a bit sucky or broken at parts. I'm having a little issue with OpenVPN S2S Layer-2 Bridging and DHCP over the bridge. First of all, all clients no matter on which ...
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docker0 bridge status toggles between enabled/disabled, what could be causing that?

I have some CoreOS bare metal instances that are displaying unusual behaviour on the docker0 bridge device. On one of the instances where this has been occurring, I'm running couchbase server and it ...
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Linux: NAT from lan to a bridge results in erroneous nat between bridge components. How to fix?

Consider a machine with 3 NIC's. Two bridges are active; from eth1 to a vlan on eth0 and from eth3 to another vlan on eth0. Interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 allow-hotplug eth0 ...
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how to associate a Docker network interface to a Linux network interface (eth5) on Linux host?

My Linux host has 8 Ethernet interfaces, eth0 - eth7. I'm running three Docker 1.9 containers on this Linux host. How can I associate a network interface inside one Docker container to a specific ...
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Xen networking - dom0 receives ARP requests but no reachability

Both dom0 and domU are Debian 8. Dom0 network configuration is: auto xenbr0 iface xenbr0 inet manual bridge_ports eth1 bridge_stp off bridge_waitport 0 bridge_fd 0 auto xenbr0.4 ...