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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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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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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IGMP V3 support in Linux-2.6.35

I am trying to start a bridge connection and force it to use IGMPV3. The following command will explain my issue better : The below is the output of force_igmp_version before issuing brctl commands ...
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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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Random temporary network freeze on kvm guest machines

I'm running two guest machines under KVM. The host is running Arch Linux (kernel version 2.6.38.2), the guests are both CentOS 5.5 (kernel version 2.6.18). I have the networking set up as a bridge, ...
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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 ...
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openwrt uses a single interface bridge?

My understanding of bridging is that it ties together two interfaces at layer 2. I am looking at a Ubiquiti Nanostation2 running OpenWRT that has an ethernet port 'eth0' and a wifi port 'ath0'. The ...
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Linux: Bridge doesn't forward if interface is WiFi?

I have an Edimax EW-7318USg which comes with an Ralink rt73 and its USB. When trying to bridge (to share internet for example) it doesn't work. But today I tried to do the same with a wired ...
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Proxmox with an Openvswitch bridge

All, I'm trying create a way for me to be able to use the local network within my Proxmox infrastructure. Currently, everything is running off of NAT from wlan0 and all internal machines have the ...
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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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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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LXC container can only access host via bridge

I have an LXC container with i686 Ubuntu 12.04 running on a x86_64 Ubuntu 12.04 host. I've set up a bridge using instructions here. However the ping from the container only goes through to the host ...
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Filter broadcast traffic in a bridge port

I have a linux bridge with three interfaces, e.g. tap0, tap1 and tap2. What I would like to do is to modify the standard bridge behavior in the following way: If a L2 broadcast is originated from ...
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Bridging eth0 to wlan0

I'm trying to create the followig setup: +----------+ | Wi-Fi | +----------+ ...
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KVM is NOT seeing multiple bridges (only macvtap devices)

I am in the process of doing some thesis research about using ebtables and iptables on a KVM host to perform on-the-fly firewall restrictions to KVM guest VM's. Here is the problem: I have a bridge ...
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Access to WAN from one VLAN

i want to create a VLAN for 3 guest VMs. I already have it and every VM can ping each other, but the problem is that any guest CAN NOT have access to Internet Network configuration in Host machine # ...
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bridging real and virtual wireless network interfaces

I have 2 wireless interfaces, one real (eth1) and one virtual (vt0), running on top of the same physical wireless adapter. Both have separate IP address spaces. eth1 is connected to a laptop, and vt0 ...
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how to block access from bridge mode vpn nodes to my wan gateway

We have a tap bridge between 2 local networks. It work great except that clients from the 'other' network can use dhcp server and most important can use wan gateway of the second network which is bad. ...
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Centos/OVH: public IP on KVM virtual machine

Since a few days, I'm trying to configure my KVM vm to have a public IP address, without any success. First, I'm on OVH, and you need to know they don't allow networking from different mac addresses. ...
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Cannot access LAN Printer

Environment: I have a Brother 7360N Network Printer connected to a TPLINK Router over an Ethernet cable. My desktop, running Windows 8 is connected to the TPLINK Router over an Ethernet cable. A ...
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xen and libvirt bridge configuration

I have a Centos 5.5 server with Xen 3.2 and libvirt for virt-manager installed. Before installed libvirt I have the bridge configuration just like the documentation on Xen says: xenbr0, eth0 and ...
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Assistance with bonding vlans and bridges on Ubuntu 12.04

We're trying to set up four nics in bond0 with 3 tagged vlan's and three bridges for KVM VM's on Ubuntu 12.04. Using the interfaces file below I can manually start and stop networking and get the ...
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Accessing WRT54G admin through WET610N bridge

I am using a WRT54G router to host a few computers and servers. I have another computer that is wired to a wireless bridge, which is a WET610N. How do I access the admin page of my WRT54G through my ...
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firehol (firewall) with bridge: how to filter

I have two interfaces: eth0 (public address) and lxcbr0 with 10.0.3.1. I have a LXC guest running with ip 10.0.3.10 This is my firehol config: version 5 trusted_ips=`/usr/local/bin/strip_comments ...
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NFS and KVM. Slow Speed

I have a KVM virtualization in Debian with 2 guests (Debian and Windows 2008). I want to have a 'mount point' shared that can be accessed by the 3 system (host and 2 guests) at the same time. So the ...
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After configuring OpenVPN in bridge mode my serve becomes unreachable from an outside network

I have configured a Debian server with OpenVPN in bridge mode according to OpenVPN's ethernet bridging guide. As part of the guide I ran the bridge-start script which creates a bridge and tap ...
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Can I bridge IPv4 while routing IPv6 on the same two interfaces?

Is it possible to bridge aliased interfaces? And use their standard "parent" interfaces independently with full functionality? Here's the scenario: I have a Linux based firewall and router with two ...
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Centos KVM Host OS not passing all network traffic Guest OS

I'm running KVM on Centos 5. I have a guest OS, ubuntu 10.04, that has Snort 2.9 installed on it. The guest OS has (2) nic's, eth0 and eth1. One nic, eth0, is configured with an IP and can be ...
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Can ufw on a kvm host restrict traffic to guests?

I've set up a number of guests running on kvm on Ubuntu. Network access for the guests is via network bridge with br0 sitting on top of eth0. I have ufw running on the host machine and this is ...
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trying to figure out how to bridge two virtual networks together and in turn bridge that to the internet for a virtual inline IDS/IPS system

I'm trying to figure out how to bridge two vmware (server or workstation, workstation) or virtualbox networks together with a linux IDS/IPS system transparently inline between both the virtual ...
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router advertisements do not go through wired/wireless bridge

The full setup: A Netgear CVBG834G cable modem+router (4*Ethernet+WiFi) configured in bridge mode (and WiFi shut down) whose sole role is to serve a public IPv4 address on its LAN port to... an ...
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Proper network configuration for a KVM guest to be on the same networks at the host

I am running a Debian Linux server on Lenny. Within it, I am running another Lenny instance using KVM. Both servers are externally available, with public IPs, as well as a second interface with ...
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No ARP reply on tap0 (KVM bridged networking)

I wanted to assign an external IP address to my KVM guest and went the bridged networking way. Unfortunately the guest has no network connectivity and I don't know why. After investigating it seems ...
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Bridged NIC's but only one active

I've "Bridged" the NIC's in my Server 2003 box but when I do a large file transfer, I see that only one is active at a time. What do I need to do to spread the love across both NIC's? I'm hoping to ...
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How to share internet connection on Mac OS X to Virtualbox vm’s using Host-only

In one line : is the following possible : Airport <- "OS X bridge" -> vbox-Host-only -> vm's Virtualbox (3.1.4) setup : Host : Mac OS X 10.5 Guest : Ubuntu Linux adapter1 - Bridged (en1: ...
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Issue with multiple bridging for KVM hosts

I'm using KVM and libvirt on my host (Debian lenny) + 2 bridges per guest (one for mgmt, one for public traffic). That setup isn't stable at all, sometimes I can do pings to a management ip, sometimes ...
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Linux software bridge

I have following setup: I want to send files from 10.1.1.7 to 10.1.1.3 with the caveat that if link AB goes down, then file transfer should switch to link AC and CB. However, problem is that the ...
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Constantly varying download rate with a complex xen networking setup, why?

The network configuration in my Xen setup is the following: the dom0 has 3 network cards (eth0, eth1, eth2), 3 brigdes (xenbrE, xenbrI, xenbrD) and each brigde integrates the corresponding network ...
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Windows network bridge: STP parameters [on hold]

I recently discovered Windows 7 does support STP upon it's own Ethernet bridges. https://reggle.wordpress.com/2011/09/03/hidden-feature-in-windows-7-spanning-tree/ Although the feature is barely ...
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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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cannot ping linux network namespace within the same subnet

Here is a quick summary of the issue. I cannot communicate with a linux network namespace within the same subnet. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on a headless server. I have been troubleshooting this ...
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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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access tap interface in network namespace across machines

I want to be able to access services running on a TAP interface within a namespace from outside the machine where it is running. I have setup that looks like this - VM1/Machine1 +eth0 : Public ...
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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 ...