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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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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Scanning tagged traffic over bridge through iptables

I am working on bridge on linux box using brctl. Now I have to scan and monitor bridge traffic through iptables. So for the same I changed: net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables = 0 to ...
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Setting up bridged LXC containers with static IPs

I'm trying to setup multiple LXC containers on a host, each with public static IPs of their own. My host is running the latest Ubuntu. It has a single network interface named eth0. The static IPs ...
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How to use the same IP for dom0 and one domU in XEN

I have currently a Xen on a debian wheezy dom0. I have 6 (public) ips and I would like to setup 6 VMs (each using one IP). To keep access to dom0, I'd like dom0 ssh to bind on one IP port (lets say ...
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assign public IPs to vm guests

I have a set of public IPs for virtual machines. Each unique public IP is to be assigned to a unique guest. With bridged networking I share eth0 with KVM machines. The ifcfg-eth0 file has ...
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How to assign multiple public IP address for 3 KVM guest using a single NIC [closed]

i've a CentOS 6.5 KVM Host with 3 KVM-Guest CentOS 6.5. Now I want to assign a public IP for the host and one public IP for each guest using a single network interface. My IPs (assigned by network ...
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Bridging Adapter in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for KVM

Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with libvert/KVM installed. I have 2 virtual machines that I need need to be on the same LAN as the host. The host has two physical interfaces eth0 and eth1. eth1 is ...
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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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Cross-VLAN sharing and auto-discovery of selective resources

I have a network with several VLANs that each contain resources or clients with different access rights. For simplicity, let's say I have 3 VLANs: ID 10: Contains privileged clients and private ...
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brctl addbr and bonding not working for CentOS6 if IPv6 is disabled

I set up a CentOS6-XEN4-Server according to these instructions. Now I want to set up bridges - first manually: brctl addbr test - but this fails with: "add Bridge failed: Package not installed" ...
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My KVM machine can't get the network

I'm setting up a virtualization server for my company based on Fedora 19 and KVM. Our goal is to being able to convert and run a bunch of VirtualBox VMs. So I setup my F19 server, and created a br0 ...
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Make a bridge with two ports behave like a veth pair

I have a linux bridge with two ports, namely p0 and p1, and I would like to modify the bridge behavior so that every frame showing up in one port is relayed to the other port and viceversa, i.e. the ...
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Ethernet Bridging With USB-to-Ethernet Adapter

I have a USB-to-ETHERNET adapter (CP-USB-RJ45M) with which I am trying to create an ethernet bridge in CentOS Linux for ip-forwarding within a private LAN test network. I modified my /etc/rc.local ...
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bridging multiple openvpn networks

Is it possible two bridge multiple openvpn networks like following - root | ---------------------------------- S1 C1 C2 ...
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Assign ipv6 address to KVM guests on bridge mode

System: CentOS 6.5 Network: Bridge on br0 IPv6: ISP Native /64 block. IPv4: ISP address (not internal LAN) Purpose: To assign IPv6 only to guests (manually), I don't want ipv4 address to be ...
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bridge, vlan and internet access. How?

I'm trying to setup a working connection between my local network and the internet. First I setup a bridge (br0, has an IP address where the other interfaces don't) between eth0 (LAN) and eth1 ...
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How to configure the bridge over bonding in RHEL 6.4 Server?

Has installed a system (rhel-server-6.4-x86_64-dvd.iso). KVM over which set. The host machine and the guest-machine assigned its own IP-address, configured for this bridge br0. Everything works. Now ...
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ARP response is not present on the other port of linux bridge based on ubuntu 13.10

I recently build linux based bridge for packet monitoring purpose, but there is BIG problem. the environment is, overall env. target of monitoring is VMs on vSphere. two vSwitches are configured ...
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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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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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Prevent hijacking IPs in a bridged network (KVM/libvirt)

Is there a solution to prevent a VM user assign/use IP addresses he doesn't own but are routed over the same bridge like his own addresses? The current setup looks like this with libvirt and KVM: ...
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Transfer VLAN tagged packets over WLAN? [closed]

I have the following composition of devices: [selfmade router] - ethernet - [WLAN router 1] ----- wlan ------ [WLAN router 2] WLAN router 2 has 5 ethernet ports, each as an own VLAN, so 5 VLANs. I ...
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Make access to VPN via another host in local network

My network structure: -------------- -------------- | WINDOWS | | LINUX | | VPN ACCESS | | NO VPN | -------------- -------------- | ...
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Setup IPv4 local on IPv6 VPS

I have a dedicated server running multiple IPv6 only OpenVZ containers. I want them to be able to communicate with the IPv4 internet, but I realized that isn't going to be possible with IPv6 only. So ...
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OpenVPN: Single certificate authority, multiple VPNs

The company in which I work has a single site (I'll refer it as "Site A"). There are several private networks within site A. We have a running instance of OpenVPN which allows some employees to ...
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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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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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Xen dom0 bridge interface drops a lot of RX packets?

I'm running Gentoo Hardened as Dom0. It also acts as a router/NAT. There's a bridge interface called br0 which contains a pci-e wlan card, ethernet nic & domU. bridge name bridge id ...
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Mirror network packets from WiFi to Ethernet in an ASUS Router RT N53

I have an ASUS RT N53 router, running the default firmware (Linux 2.6.22 with busybox and uclibc). I need to capture data packets from some Wi-Fi devices I have connected to that router (iPad and some ...
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How to capture arp table when using network bridging?

I have a computer with 2 NICS that are bridged and I need a means of distinguishing between machines connected to eth0 from machines connected to eth1. I was hoping to use something like the "arp -a" ...
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Setting Up Xen and Network Bridge on Debian 7

Setting up Xen and Network Bridges on Debian 7 Hi there. So i am finally going to try out some virtualisation on my new dedicated machine, however i am having some problems / confusion on setting it ...
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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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IP Alias and port bridging

The situation is that I have an Ubuntu box with multiple ethernet ports, which I'd like to behave as if connected to the computer through a switch. I can achieve this easily with a bridge. In ...
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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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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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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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libvirtd - Getting vps to use existing bridge

I've been working on getting KVM running on CentOS 6.4 and ran into a snag. After pouring through several online docs about setting up a bridge for the vps to connect to, and manually attempting to ...
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Networking with lxc containers with local dhcp and external ipv6 double bridge problems

I want to use both ipv6 externally on all my containers, and ipv4 external only on the hosts. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. For ipv4 on the container I use the DHCP that came with the lxc ...
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Bridge (?) that is doubly-connected to a network [duplicate]

Note: I think my question has a poor title but I am not sure how to fix it, so please correct if you think of something better. In my office our phones are equipped with a "daisy-chain" port so that ...
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bridge networking KVM

i am having a problem connecting VMs to the bridge interface. My VMs cannot connect to the host and LAN outside the host, when i ping it just say destination host unreachable. it seems that my VM is ...
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Xen dom0 not forwarding to domU over bridge

My setup is about as basic as you can get. I have 2 interfaces on dom0 (Debian Squeeze), eth0 and eth1. I created a bridge for eth1 to forward packets to domU that has a public IP address. I can ...
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Spanning Tree Operation when Bridging Networks on Windows Server 2008

I am connecting two cables from two switches to my Windows Server 2008 machine. The ports are configured as access ports on the switch ports and are in the same VLAN. I want to setup basic redundancy ...
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Network-Manager with bridge interface and OpenVPN

I'm running Debian Wheezy with Gnome-Shell. My current network interface configuration is this: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: KVM and assigning public IPs to VMs

I'm setting up an environment where I have a VM host running behind a NAT firewall and plan to install VMs with public IPs so that they can be directly accessed over the internet like in the following ...
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How to bridge Network interfaces on Debian/kFreeBSD

I have had problems finding a way to bridge network interfaces on Debian/kFreeBSD. My primary goal is to create 2 - 4 tap interfaces and bridge them with two physical Interfaces. The Syntax in ...
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how to make bridge networking with KVM work in Fedora19

I'm attempting to get several virtual machines setup on a Fedora-19 host system, with the traditional bridge network devices (br0, br1, etc). I've done this many times before with older versions of ...
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Layer 2 bridged networking issue with QEmu

I am having a problem with a layer 2 bridged network configuration using Linux, QEmu, and VMware ESX. The configuration works fine on a small isolated network, but once introduced into our large ...
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New KVM guests cannot access outside LAN

I have a KVM host (at 192.168.0.10) that currently has one working KVM guest (at 192.168.0.12). On attempting to install a new KVM guest today, I reached a problem where the network on the new guest ...
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Why VM cannot get the public IP I have from provider?

I have a KVM-Host (on Debian) with root@kvm-host:/# cat /etc/network/interfaces auto eth0 iface eth0 inet manual auto vmbr0 iface vmbr0 inet static address 176.x.y.133 netmask 255.255.255.224 ...
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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 ...