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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No IPv4 address assigned to KVM VM

I'm having trouble setting up KVM w. bridged networking in Ubuntu 10.10. I'm starting my VM through virsh, after this I can see the kvm process and vnet device on the host machine, but the new ...
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KVM network bridge with public static IP for both host and guests

I have a Ubuntu 10.04 server with 2 public static addresses. There is a KVM guest (also Ubuntu) installed and running. What i want is to give the guest an IP of the host, so that both machines have ...
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eth0 on lxc does not work

I am facing some problems that the eth0 on lxc container does not work. I already tried Bridging LXC containers to host eth0 so they can have a public IP, but it does not help. On my host (Ubuntu on ...
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Network Bridge in dom0 can not ping domU's

I am using Debian wheezy with XEN 4.1. I have two network bridges xenbr0 and xenbr1. xenbr0 is linked to the real-eth0-nic so the domU's can talk to the outside world, which worked fine. xenbr1 was ...
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Create a bridged network connection using only the command line

I want to bridge two network connections on a Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. As I'm essentially using a "Server Core", GUI is not available, so I can't use the usual way. (Right click the network ...
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Any way to make a virtual bridged network adapter in windows? Like VMware has?

is there any way to make a virtual network adapter in windows (that has its own mac address, and lets me bridge it to another connection? So in the end, it'll be like another physical connection ...
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KVM work with bridge network problems

I try to configure bridge network for KVM(refer to http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Networking), and it worked for Guest OS, but I have two problems with my Fedora host OS: 1、I can not access internet ...
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Configuring Container with bridges and vlans (server only?)

I have two groups of lxc contianers on a server and want to isolate their network traffic for security reasons. I will be using port forwarding so the containers much each have separate IP's. I know I ...
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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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Disable IP on bridge

OK, I'm running libvirt on my server, I have only one interface. In order to use the public IP in my VM I need to set up a bridge, everything OK so far.. But I don't want to setup an IP address on the ...
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Differences between bridged and NAT networking

I don't fully understand the differences between NAT and a bridged connection over an virtual machine. As far as I've found, machines which are on the same network with our host machine can access our ...
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KVM bridge trouble in Ubuntu (server 9.04)

I make virtual environment with Ubuntu+KVM. It is the following constitution, but it is lent IP (192.168.1.2) ubuntu02 by DHCPD, and the same IP seems to be lent to ubuntu03 router/dhcpd - ...
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Is there a way to determine which virtual interface belongs to a virtual machine in a kvm host?

I'm using qemu/kvm whith bridged networking. In the host machine there are several "vnetX" network interfaces without IP. I'm looking for a way to know which vnetX belong to a virtual machine. I ...
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Why are eth0 and vmbr0 (bridge) having the same MAC addresses?

I configured my Debian (with KVM on board) as following: /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet manual auto vmbr0 iface vmbr0 inet static address ...
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KVM/Libvirt bridged/routed networking not working on newer guest kernels

I have a dedicated server running Debian 6, with Libvirt (0.9.11.3) and Qemu-KVM (qemu-kvm-1.0+dfsg-11, Debian). I am having a problem getting bridged/routed networking to work in KVM guests with ...
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Bridging Network Devices with Multiple IPs

I have a small server with a single NIC that I am trying to get a bridge functioning on so that I can run KVM. On this NIC I have a couple IPs statically assigned to it: eth0 = 192.168.1.1 eth0:1 = ...
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Questions about bridging VLANs

If, across the same building, I have two physically separate networks to connect devices together via simple switches, my understanding is that I could save myself some hardware-complexity if I were ...
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How do I bridge multiple physical ports in ESXi 5.x?

As the title says, is there a way to bridge multiple physical ports in ESXi 5.x such that they are not load balanced? I essentially want each physical port to be "plugged" into two separate ports on ...
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DHCP not working through long bridged network

I have setup a hotspot at my local harbor. I have encountered a problem with my setup. The accespoint that creates the hotspot connection is a out door long range antenna from UBNT. The distance from ...
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Same or separate subnets when connecting two buildings via a wireless bridge

We have two buildings about 200 feet apart connected via SMC's outdoor wireless bridge. Currently, both buildings are on the same subnet with one DHCP server in the main building. This seemed to be ...
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KVM second private network (bridged), how to get working?

this seems to be a hard problem. I would therefore be very thankfull for your advice. I spend two days trying to get this running, but with no success. (The Public IP Stuff is working, but not the ...
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Linux bridge responding to arp on wrong interface?

I'm trying to build a silent bridge for monitoring purpose. My computer is running linux 2.6, brctl 1.4 and has 3 NIC: eth0, with an assigned IP, used for SSH maintenance eth1, and eth2 , the 2 ...
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Debian network bridge configuration - /etc/network/interfaces

I'm running a Lenny Xen dom0 hosting multiple virtual machines in a routed IP setup. To get an additional private subnet, I created the bridge xenbr0 in the dom0 with the following commands: brctl ...
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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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Is it secure to expose LAN to bridged DSL modem?

I connected my router and DSL Router (in bridged mode) together like this: (click for full image) Strange setup, I know. :) The reason was I wanted my DSL router to continue to work as a switch and ...
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IP Bridge for KVM with multiple subnets

I have a machine set up running KVM and a bridge on eth0 with the ip address for the machine. The machine has an IP address in a range with no more ip adresses free. I am trying to make a second ...
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Create and bridge virtual network interfaces in Linux

I have a tool that replays traffic from a .pcap file and another tool that interprets that traffic. For testing purposes, I need to play traffic out one interface and have it come in another. ...
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Bonding/Teaming 2 NIC cards : pro and cons

I want to get your idea on bonding two NICS on a server that is connected to a single subnet with only one IP address in a Gigabit LAN enviroment. What is the pros and cons of having two teamed ...
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Using OpenVPN on Two Linux Machines *not on the gateways* to link the networks over the internet

I am running OpenVPN linking two linux machines on two networks. These machines are not the networks' gateways. There are also separate DD-WRT routers which are acting as the gateways on both ...
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Configure iptables with a bridge and static IPs

I have my server set up with several public IP addresses, with a network configuration as follows (with example IPs): eth0 \- br0 - 1.1.1.2 |- [VM 1's eth0] | |- 1.1.1.3 | \- ...
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Question about working of bridge in Ethernet (CSMA/CD) Network

Bridges and CSMA/CD Networks Suppose two LAN segments A and B connected to each other by a bridge. In the steady state (when bridge has learned the locations of the computers on both segments) the ...
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Bridged virtual interface is not available or visible to ifconfig

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04, kernel 2.6.28-18, and vmware-server 2.0.1. I'm attempting to setup a virtual linux machine to use a bridged interface rather than NAT or host-only. Both NAT and host-only ...
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debian lenny xen bridge networking problem

DomU isn't talking to the world, but it talks to Dom0. Here are the tests that I made: Dom0 (external networking is working): ping 188.40.96.238 #Which is Domu's ip PING 188.40.96.238 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Multiple, different VLAN trunks to KVM guests (Linux)

I've hit a roadblock of sorts with an architectural challenge. I've got a server running KVM - which will feature a number of guests, some running virtualised firewalls and others, just plain web ...
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Bridged network connection not working on Ubuntu VM

I am in a corporate environment and there is 802.1x authentication set up which is using my windows credentials + domain to authenticate. Setting up that information for my connection in the VM only ...
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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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Bridge to a used eth1 card without losing connection via that card

How can I set bridge between a real eth card on a remote machine without losing my ssh connection to that machine. I ssh into a machine via its eth1 iinterface. 172.168.40.2 255.255.255.0. I ...
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Bridge NICs with automatic pass-through

I am looking at using a computer with a dual-NIC card (one with two NIC ports) as an in-line traffic shaper / URL filter / traffic analyzer, etc. (probably using pfSense), but I am concerned that if ...
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Remotely connect to isolated network

i have a network which is isolated from the Internet and I need to remotely connect to it from time to time for maintentance purposes. Please note that i do not need to connect to a specific computer ...
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KVM-Guests can't get past bridge - no internet connection

I'm running a backported KVM on a Debian Squeeze. ATM the KVM-Guest can't connect to the internet through the bridge I have set up. The guests can reach each other, the host but nothing outside. I can ...
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Linux bridge (brctl) is dropping packets

I have been researching this problem for a few days and have not found an answer yet. Your help will be really appreciated! I have a few VMs (Virtual Machines) running on a physical server. The ...
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Trouble with NATing

I'm a networking noob, so sorry for the very generic title. I have the network setup in the following way: A few details about the network: eth0 on all the devices have an in IP in 10.10.10.0 ...
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snmpd configuration to enable BRIDGE-MIB or Q-BRIDGE-MIB

All the Ethernet switches and access points on my network provide snmp access to the bridge learn table except for my linux-based bridge. Does net-snmp support exporting the bridge forwarding ...
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ubuntu 10.04; kvm bridged networking not working with public ip addresses

I have a dedicated hosted server box with ubuntu 10.04 64 bit installed. I would like to run kvm with ubuntu 8.04 installed for some php 5.2 compatible apps(they don't work right with php 5.3, the ...
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MAC address for DHCP when using bridge with 2 NICs?

I have a Ubuntu system with 2 NICs where I want to create a bridge br0 and bind both NICs to that bridge using the bridge_ports eth0 eth1 option. I also want to configure the bridge to get an IP ...
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pfSense with a bridge as a LAN interface : traffic blocked between interfaces

I have a pfSense 2.0-BETA3 box as a home router. The box has 3 wired ETH ports and a wireless interface. It is configured as follow : WAN : vr0 LAN : BRIDGE0 OPT1 : vr1 OPT2 : vr2 OPT3 : ath0 ...