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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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 --physdev-is-...
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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 (192.168.0....
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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 255.255....
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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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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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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 ...
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Not able to ping ips created inside docker container using namespace in centos7

I have a docker container running inside centOS7. Now docker creates a bridge by default named as docker0 in host system. Inside the docker container, we have created another bridge named as eth2 ...
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Bridged network tap unable to communicate with client

User has a workstation on OSX that needs to be able to test a variety of VoIP devices by reading all packets sent and received by the test device. Workstation has two ethernet adapters running on a ...
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Routing Traffic Through from VPN Client to Switch Network

Network Diagram I have two computers, Foo and Bar, connected to an OpenVPN server on Amazon EC2. Both the computers are connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi. The VPN IP addresses are on 13.8.0.*. ...
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KVM guest cannot connect to host, but works vice versa

I have debian 7 on my host machine and I run a KVM vm on it. My hosts network configuration is this (the relevant parts): br0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 68:b5:99:ae:8f:11 inet ...
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KVM Guest in vlan + bridge not working

I'm trying to set up a few KVM Guest on a machine with bridged interfaces and vlans. The whole configuration is done in a host with Debian, to be more specific in Kali 2.0 and it has DHCP. Im doing ...
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Dell Switches and Spanning-Tree Route ID Configuration

I am analyzing a network for a colleague. It's a fairly simple topology and all the switches have converged on a common root-bridge, however two of the non-root bridges have identified the root as the ...
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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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OpenVPN bridged mode, cant access private network

I am struggling with this problem and I just can't figure it out. I am using cloud servers and I got a private network from them with ip's 10.99.x.x and netmask 255.255.0.0 I have 2 servers: ...
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Trying to create one ip subnet in two vlans bridged

The question is am i missing something while creating the bridge between two parts of the same ip subnet? What I am trying to do is to limit local services(by firewall) available to one of ssid's of ...
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Running two Ubuntu KVM virtual machines with bridged (tapped?) networking

I have a server that's running Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to run two virtual machines with bridged networking at the same time. The networking of the first VM works, but the second one has no ...
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How can I connect my switch to my fibre connection?

Question We just got our ADSL line replaced with a Fibre optic line. Part of the Fibre-install included a Fibre panel (terminator?) and a Huawei switch. I'm not sure how to connect our existing ...
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KVM/libvirt: Guest monopolizes bridge

I'm having a problem in which the first guest started on a VM host can send traffic through both of its assigned interfaces, but subsequent guests can only send traffic through one interface. My VM ...
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Multiple IP's on the same bridge

I'm setting up a Ubuntu host machine for a couple of kvm virtual machines. Here is my interface config file: # config block 0 auto lo vmbr0 iface lo inet loopback iface vmbr0 inet static address ...
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Does the name eth0 matter?

I'm running Debian as the host and have a bridge for the kvm virtual machines. The bridge setup looks something like this: auto vmbr0 iface vmbr0 inet static address 192.168.0.100 netmask 255....
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how to bring up network-interfaces and bridges in specific order at boot time

Currently, my setup is having many nodes, each having RHEL 7 installed, with each node having only one single interface. I am using ovs-bridge and a vlan-tagged interface within the host. I use vlan-...
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Debian KVM network setup

I have a server with 4 ethernet ports. I want to use two ports for link aggregation to be used for KVM (virtual guests). How can I go about setting this up properly? Create the link agg first then ...
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Debian Linux routing additional IP to LXC

I'm trying to route an additional IP of my server from Hetzner to a LXC instance (on Debian Jessie). I've found this guide http://www.jotschi.de/technik/2012/04/18/hetzner-lxc-linux-subnet-...
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Adding multiple vlan interfaces into bridge (ovs)

I am adding multiple vlan interfaces (eth3.409, eth3.410, ...) to a bridge, furthermore I also add the eth2 interface (local network) to the bridge. eth3 is a trunk with 13 different vlans. The ...
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How to create bridged network interface for Xen?

I'm trying to use Xen on an Ubuntu server for the first time and have a really basic question. I'm following the guide in the Ubuntu docs and under the Network Configuration->Using bridge-utils ...
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CentOS, KVM, VLANs and bridging

I need help designing networking for virtualized guests using KVM. My machine is running CentOS 7 and has 2 NICs. I'd like to achieve the following One physical interface (em1) shall be used for ...
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Create 3 virtual interfaces that can ping6 each other

In Linux, how can you create 3 virtual interfaces that are bridged together through a virtual switch so that they can ping6 each other? What I did: tunctl -t tap1i tunctl -t tap2i tunctl -t tap3i ip ...
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wget only works when tcpdump is listening

I am running two Virtual Machines over the XEN hypervisor both with Ubuntu trusty (Linaro-Developer version) with the following simple bridge networking setup: Backend domain (dom0): br0 ...
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VPN with VMware Player [closed]

I have 2 domains, prod and dev. Dev has a 1 way trust from prod (dev trusts prod, but prod does not trust dev). My host computer (laptop, win7 sp1) is a member of the prod domain and can VPN in for ...
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Ipv6 over bridged network stops working after some time (Ubuntu LXC)

i hope you can help me. I am running several Linux Containers on a bare metal server which is provided with an Global Ipv6 address as well as an 64-bit network by my provider. I have configured IPv6 ...
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NIC bonding over bridged GRE-TAP: not getting replies… unless I run “tcpdump”?

I'm trying to get Linux bonding working over a VPN (GRE-TAP). The funny thing is, that it only works when I have tcpdump running on both hosts, but more on that later... There are two machines, ...