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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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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ddwrt - multiple wlan each on own vlan - confused

I have a WRT610n running DDWRT v24-sp2. My goal is to setup: Single connection from switch to WRT610n, and switch passes tagged VLAN 50/40 and 1 (untagged) On WRT610n the 3 LAN ports (eth1/2/3) and ...
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How to bridge a range of public IPs to KVM virtual machines on Debian/Ubuntu

I've been trying for weeks to figure out the right network configurtion for sharing a range of public IPs with KVM virtual machines running on my server, but so far with little luck and with the help ...
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How do I keep a bridge enabled on a bonded interface?

I'm working on setting up a pair of CentOS 6.3 servers that will run a couple of KVM vms and have come across a problem setting up a bridge on a bond. I am using Mode 4 (802.3ad) bonding on a pair ...
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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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kvm bridge network not working

I have several KVMs and using public bridge mode. VMs can talk to each other but VMs can't access real network and the host can't reach VMs. One weird thing is that it used to work before and it ...
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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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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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Routing Traffic on Ubuntu to give Raspberry PI Internet Access [closed]

I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction for setting up my Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) box to route traffic from eth0 to wlan0. I'll try and explain the problem I am trying to solve: I ...
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need advice on data center move, communication with both facilities during transition

We are beginning the process of moving to a new facility. Office and warehouse operations will both be moving, and we must get shipping operations up and running at the new location while continuing ...
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Adding vifs to bridge under Xen suddenly stops working

We have a setup here with around 30 Dom0s running Xen 4.0.3 with a Dom0 Kernel of 2.6.32.57 x86_64. (We have seen the same behaviour with Xen 4.0.1 and kernel 2.6.32.2X earlier) Sometimes all of a ...
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Xen HVM Windows 2008 network bridge

I have a problem with the Windows Server 2008 guest (hvm). I can't get a network interface running for him. I also have a Debian guest and it's working ok, but I can't do it with the Win2k8 guest. ...
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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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Virtual bridge/switch for Windows server&client? [closed]

I can't find a very simple application, with litle to zero configuration on both client and server side which would help one computer to bring other computers on an existing private LAN. OpenVPN ...
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Bridge and OpenVPN with shorewall

I have this scenario and everything it's working OK, but I want to configure my Shorewall and I can't do it. My interfaces are: br0 (bridge of eth0) tun0 (OpenVPN) vnet* (each one of bridged ...
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Two network interface bridges - one LAN

I have little bit lack of linux networking understanding, so there is my question: We have 2 computers (SRV1, SRV2). Each of it has 1 NIC and both are connected by OpenVPN bridge Configuration: ...
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multicast network based on bridges between two hardware servers

+------------------------+ Internet +----------------------+ | Server_1 | | | Server_2 | | VPS1 ---- br0 __ | (router) | __ VPS4| ...
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Bringing an IPsec tunnel on the hardware node to the OpenVZ containers

I have a server hosting OpenVZ containers. An IPsec tunnel is configured on the hardware node (HN) and I'd like to make the remote network available in the containers (CT). How can I do this? The ...
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How to change IP address on Ubuntu KVM

I have one physical server running kvm with 4 vms on it. For each vm i used an own IP address. Now my colocation provider is changing all IPs. What is the update strategy? Log in on each vm and ...
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NATing IPv4 while routing IPv6

I've the following setup: client(s) <---> (eth0) router (eth1) <---> wan I have a static IPv4 address and a /48 IPv6 address block. I need to connect all the clients to (wan). Each ...
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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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What is the difference between flow control and congestion control at layer 2 and 3? [closed]

Is there a difference between flow control and congestion control at the following layers? layer 2(data link layer) layer 3(network layer) If they are not same, then how is each handled at the ...
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When I restart my LXC environment, the container does not re-bind to the IP address

The IP does no longer respond to a remote ping With restart I mean: lxc-stop -n vm3 lxc-start -n vm3 -f /etc/lxc/vm3.conf -d -- /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback up route ...
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Can I make Windows behave like an ethernet hub?

I have two machines A and C mutually connected to NICs on a third machine, B, as follows: A-B-C B is a Windows 7 machine configured with a bridge containing the A-B and B-C NICs, so that A and C can ...
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Can't ping Ip over bridge

I'm unable to ping another host over a bridge I created, I can't see the error -.- It's a remote machine running debian stable with some backports for which I want to set up DHCP on the new Subnet ...
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Bridging with aliased Ethernet card for Virtualizing with single Ethernet card

We are having a server with good CPU and RAM,so we are planning to do XEN virtualization on ubuntu 12.04 server to handle high traffic. The plan is to keep the host machine only to manage VMs(no NAT ...
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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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OpenVPN up directive not working

I'm having trouble setting up OpenVPN on my server running CentOS 6.2. I have used OpenVPN on this server before and it worked (although that was with Ubuntu, now I'm using CentOS). I just reformatted ...
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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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basic help for Nat configuration needed

I have a server with a IP 1.0.0.5/24. This is the main IP address of the server, and now I have two other IP addresses for the server, they are 1.0.2.30/24 and 1.0.2.31/24. I want to make a VirtualBox ...
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Is this one network or two networks?

I have this simple question and really don't know the answer. Does the drawing below show one network or two networks? This is a question about the definition of a network from the OSI / TCP/IP model ...
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Proper way to expose VirtualBox' machine to network via “one MAC” security locked switch port

Say, we need to expose LXC container (LXC) or Virtualbox VM (VBM) to public network with its own IP-adress (within additionaly assigned network — ADD-net) which is to be routed through main host. When ...
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Bridge ppp0 and eth0

I have seen many posts explaining bridging eth and wlan interfaces. I would like to know if it is possible to bridge ppp0 interface (a USB modem) and eth0. I have a working internet connection through ...
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dsl router for bridging two lans

I have two office locations that each have DSL service. I have the routers set up so that the two subnets, 10.0.1.x and 10.0.2.x, correctly keep data on each subnet and or pass across to the other ...
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Bridging: OpenBSD vs Linux [closed]

The bridge interface under Linux is quite dumb. In the end, it's just very inconvenient to use: you have to delete all IP configurations from the attached interfaces and somehow migrate the ...
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Virtual Box: Bridging to Virtual Interface (eth0:1)

I have four IP addresses on my Debian machine: 1 main (eth0) + 3 extra (eth0:0, eth0:1, eth0:2). I want to assign the eth0:1 as bridged network to my VM. Who do I need to add in the ...
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Creating a private network for two VMs

I am trying to create two VMs which are both connected to the same private network. I'm using Linux with qemu-kvm 1.0. My plan of attack has been this: brctl addbr bridge ifconfig bridge up tunctl ...
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DELL switch CAM table don't show MAC from different network

I'm solving problem with slow DHCP request/respons about 45 secs...toplogy is [L2] DELL 6248 -> [L2->L3] router (cisco) -> firewall Debian server with DHCP -> gateway to internet I think that problem ...
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bridge network between two linux servers

I need to set up following network architecture : Internet ^ +-----------------+ | +------------------+ | Centos6-1 | | ...
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Bridge Intrusion Prevention Vyatta

I am trying to create a bridge with ThreatStop, IPS and block a few ports. This bridge will sit in front of my servers. All is working apart from the IPS. I have read the documentation on configuring ...
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VMWare Player guest does not re-aquire IP on bridged interface after host loses and re-acquires network connectivity

I am running a Ubuntu Linux image in VMWare Player on my laptop. The host is Windows XP. There are two network adapters configured in VMWare Player - one is host-only and the other is bridged. ...
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How to bridge multiple wireless access points (and internet entry points) into one network

I have two DSL lines coming in to wireless access points and then running to a RV082 Gateway/Bridge. The gateway then runs to a switch, which runs to multiple PCs and a Printer (See picture below). ...
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Can I set up two NICs bridged together and still SSH into the bridging machine?

I have a ubuntu box setup with two NICs. I can bridge them together just fine, but I haven't been able to setup a way to SSH into the box once the connections are bridged together. Here's my ...
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setting up bridged adapter for VPN server

I have an Ubuntu linux Linode server that I am trying to install OpenVPN on. I'm following the tutorials (which, it turns out, are quite incomplete). auto br0 iface br0 inet static address ...
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Secure tunnelling networks with linux

I would like to build some kind of "virtual network" between two companies located in two different countries. This way, an LAN machine (192.168.x.x) located in the A company could ping directly a LAN ...
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Best way to bridge two networks protected by Endian firewalls

We are being forced to move our servers from one rack in the data center to another - and will have access to our Internet IP block live in both racks. I want to be able to power down a server, move ...
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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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Can't ping from VM to node on host network, but can arping

I have a KVM instance running inside of an Ubuntu host. I'm not able to ping/connect from the VM to the private interface of a physical node on the same private network of the host, although I can ...
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Use MikroTik Bridge as a Public IP Firewall for Public Hosted Servers

We want to do this: Internet<->MikroTik in Bridge Mode with Firewall Filter<->Hosted Server The primary objective is to allow RDP and FTP in from the outside but block everything else from ...
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Install KVM on VPS how to configure network bridge

I want to install KVM on my VPS server, but I don't know much about setting up network bridges unter Linux (Debian Squeeze). In /etc/network/interfaces I have no eth0 controller, there is only # ...