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 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 /etc/...
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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 allow-...
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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 /etc/...
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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 176....
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How to configure a network on KVM using only public IPs?

I have a KVM server and two VMs. I have one main IP and two additional "single" IPs (not a subnet). I don't want have a local network with private addresses on my KVM, but I want to assign my public ...
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LXC container with bridge networking exposes fake MAC address to external network

I'm running LXC container (lxc 0.7.2-1) on Debian squeeze with bridge networking configured by the book with public IP and I have problem that it exposes fake MAC address from LXC container to ...
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IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth2: link is not ready & IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): xenbr2: link is not ready on Ubuntu Server - Xen bridge

Hi all, I am having some problems getting a Xen bridge up in Ubuntu precise with Xen. I created a first bridge on eth1 with no problems, but the exact same process for eth2 yields the following ...
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linux container bridge filters ARP reply

I am using kernel 3.0, and I have configured a linux container that is bridged to a tap interface in my host computer. This is the bridge configuration: :~$ brctl show bridge-1 bridge name ...
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Xen Networking - Separating Dom0 from DomU

I'm having some issues regarding Xen Networking and I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction. I have a server with 2 NICS (Xen over Ubuntu Server - Xen Bridge scripts) Each NIC ...
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How to 'bridge' the newly bonded NIC?

I bonded eth0, eth1, eth2 and eth3 of my server to create a single bond0 interface using the ifenslave package. Now I wish to create multiple Virtual machines on this server in order to set-up a ...
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Packets only get forwarded when tcpdump running on bridge

I ran into the oddest thing when trying to debug a networking issue with OpenStack. I was doing a ping test between virtual machines. The ICMP request packets only made it to the destination host if I ...
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KVM firewall to disallow internet access for group of guests

I've got a KVM server inside a local network (192.168.10.0/24). This server has three interfaces, which are all publicly bridged [1]. Atm I'm only using two of the three interfaces, so the virtual ...
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KVM Physical NIC access

I'm new to KVM. I have a host with 4 NICs. I want to set this up, is it possible? eth0+eth1= bond0 -> internal network build two guests each guest will have network access to 2 subnets ONLY eth2 -> ...
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How to bridge two lan but keeping their clients using/choosing their own wan?

this is my first question here so please bear with me if I haven't made it super clear So I have 2 piece of Cisco RV180W router hardware. The office is moderately big and one single Wifi router is ...
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Linux bridge static IP using only one NIC

It seems like I have a generic problem, but can't find any solution - every solution that I found so far on internets doesn't work for me. Let me first try to explain what I am trying to do - I have a ...
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DHCP server on bridged connection

I want to put DHCP server on Ubuntu server to listen on 10.0.0.1 (internal network). I also need to configure OpenVPN server on Ubuntu server (DHCP is going to lease addresses to OpenVPN clients), ...
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Why do I need to assign static ip address to the bridge and not to the physical interface? [duplicate]

I have bond0 with two physical interfaces in it. Normally I used to assign static IP address to this bond0 to set up internet connectivity on the server. Now, because of LXC virtual guests, I had to ...
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bridge on openVPN client

I have some problem with setting up what i call a "remote entry point" (i'm sure ther is a real name for this) First things First : Here is my setup : ||==============================================...
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Linux: How to simulate several IP- and MAC-Addresses for networktesting in one linux box

I want to test a network with one linux-box which should get 100 different IP-Addresses, each with an own MAC which should be used as source MAC-address when communicating to other devices. I've ...
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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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openvpn (tun0 + bridge) : Comunication bridge --> tun0 works but not the opposite direction

My network is composed as follows: Host A with ip 9.x.x.x and vpn ip 192.15.206.x (openvpn client) Host B with ip 9.x.x.x and vpn ip 192.15.206.1 (openvpn server) this host has a bridge br0 with ip ...
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VPN laptop as proxy gateway for Intranet computers truss bridge/bypass

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise VPN laptop to access my client's VPN network. During VPN session the laptop can not accept any request from my Intranet even if I open any door using Windows Firewall ...
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Changing the mac address in a libvirt xml config file breaks network connectivity for the guest

I'm using Xen with libvirt and trying to set it up on a bridged interface. I am able to install an OS and everything works as I would expect. If I save the xml output from "virsh dumpxml guest", edit ...
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Network traffic is not being forwarded from a VM to the network using a bridged interface with Xen + libvirt

I'm having trouble getting network access from a VM that I'm running using Xen and libvirt. I've been trying different things and reading similar posts online for a couple of days but I'm really stuck ...
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Linux Bridge allowing TCP but not UDP

I am using a linux bridge for monitoring some traffic on two vlans. I created two bridges br30 et br40 for each. My problem is that the TCP traffic make it through but not the UDP one. I thought of ...
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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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OpenVPN server on Windows 7 - How to route specific IP addresses to clients?

Okay, so I do not have a strong background per se in computing, nor networking, and I'm really just starting to learn this stuff now, for a relatively small family business of ours. It is rather ...
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Debian bridged wifi connection doesn't start with system [closed]

I have t debian pc which is used as router. I'm using hostapd for creating wireless acess point, and i've bridged ethernet and wifi using brige-utils. My /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo ...
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debian KVM - network bonding fails with vlan and bridge

i have a Debian 6 system configured with 2 NICs these NICs are used on a bond (bond0) which is used by bridge that require to use VLAN. i can get connection between guests running on VLAN10 but it ...
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Xen guest - cannot get network connection beyond the host

I've just installed a XenServer 6.1. It came with a standard configuration, network 0 connected to NIC 0. I created a VM but I can't reach any network beyond the host. From the VM (172.18.32.20), I ...
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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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Creating a bridge for Xen

I am currently stucking at creating a bridge for Xen. My current interface file looks like this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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Default gateway and bridged interface

I have slackware based server with openvpn bridging, this is my settings of interfaces: root@senior:/# ifconfig br0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 inet 192.168.1....
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how to connect two different lans [closed]

I have in my office two different LANS with two different ISP. Lan A is faster than Lan B. We want to share files and printers and everything as if it was only one LAN, the thing is that we don't ...
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Can I bridge between two different networks?

I have a VirtualBox VM which has: eth0: 10.0.2.15/24 default-gateway: 10.0.2.2/24 Within that VM I have 2 LXC containers (i.e. two other virtual machines) VM1 - eth0: 10.50.50.50/16 (connects to ...
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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 "...