Bridge is the term used in computing to describe a device that connects two or more networks that use different protocols or equal to two segments of the same network using the same protocol, for example, ethernet or token ring.

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Cannot connect to network from inside Virtualbox (Windows Host, Gentoo Guest)

I recently got my computer upgraded from windows 8 to 10, and since then, I've been having trouble getting the internet to work. I was hoping that someone could give me some advice on how to debug ...
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Cant see UPNP or any devices on an rPI access point I made. Trivial / Simple fix? Iptable issue?

I setup a basic wireless access point to access my ethernet network from my wifi devices not near it. I can access devices by ip just fine, but devices connected to the wifi network can't see upnp ...
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Use Wii U as a network bridge?

I've recently moved my entertainment system far away from where my modem/router and wired Ethernet. The only device I have in the system with a wifi antenna is my Wii U. I also have a USB-to-Ethernet ...
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virtualbox bridge networking require router

I've set up Win7 host and multiple XP guests using bridged networking for a specific reason and found an interesting behavior: while all bridged guests don't require host's ethernet wire to be ...
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Archer C5 router as switch only

I have main router (192.168.0.1) and severals PCs connected to it, then I have another router (192.168.0.102 - this is the IP assigned to the router by the main router). I want to use the secondary ...
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Can't access router webpage wirelessly or wired

I am having some difficulties reaching the router webpage to edit the settings of the router. At this time the router I am trying to access is just acting as another hotspot (Bridge?) off my main ...
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Use multiple NeoRouter VPNs

I'm using NeoRouter Free (http://www.neorouter.com) to manage the VPNs for my websites. Currently, I'm putting every website server on the VPN I host at home 24h/24, but I'd like to install NeoRouter ...
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How do I check if my router/modem combo is on bridge mode?

So I want to use my own router to handle my LAN, so to avoid double NAT I call my ISP to request "Bridge Mode" (since the PPPoE dial should be done with their modem/router combo) and they call me ...
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Forward internet connection over RS-232 Port

I have a Campbell Scientific CR1000 board and have a wireless modem that I plug into the board's RS-232 Port. In order to save data, I would like to forward/bridge my internet connection from my ...
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Why do my network adapters do not show IP addresses when bridged?

I've set up an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine with two network adapters. eth0 (bridged adapter) - 192.168.0.105 eth1 (NAT) - 10.0.3.15 I have performed ping commands to ensure everything is fine: ...
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Sharing wlan0 internet to eth0

I would like to share my wireless Internet connection through a Raspberry Pi as follows: Raspberry Pi Internet --- (wlan0 --- eth0) --- Computer I have managed to setup the wireless ...
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How to acess TM-G5240 in bridge mode using TL-WDR4300 as router

I'm using a TL-WDR4300 as router and a TM-G5240 in bridge mode, just to have another WiFi spot and extra LAN ports at another room. It is working grate, but I want to change the Bridge (TM-G5240) ...
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Sharing guest VPN connection with host computer using Hyper-V

My company's VPN client doesn't work with Windows 10 latest Insider Builds (HOST), so I thought of using a virtual machine (Windows 10 RTM GUEST) with the VPN client installed. Is it possible to make ...
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Create a bridged network in OSX between Wireless and Thunderbold ethernet

At work we get Macintosh computers which are running the newest version of OSX. We have thunderbolt displays which give Ethernet and when we are on the go we connect to wireless. I, not being a fan ...
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Not able to reach a computer on a bridged network with my LAN

I had a linux old laptop with wifi and an old router, I decided to extend my wlan "X" to the second floor. I set the laptop in a sweet spot, connected to wlan "X" and used the linux ubuntu "Share ...
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What are the drawbacks to use bridges to segment a network?

I am building a network which consists of a gateway (192.168.0.254) to a WAN which provides via DHCP the gateway address for my network. This is the part imposed on me. a central machine running ...
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Archer C7 AC1750 Bridge Mode

I have an Archer C7 AC1750 wireless router which is great but I can't enable bridge mode through my modem, so I need the Archer's DHCP service to be disabled and pass the DHCP from my modem through a ...
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Sharing private internet with a friend using dorm internet

I live in a dorm and they provide us internet but that is slow so I am using private internet. My question is, I want to share my private internet with a friend but he can't receive my wifi signals. ...
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Configure OpenVpn on remote server

This is the scenario... I have a dedicated virtual server running on Centos7. the sever is connected to the internet with a valid ip address (xx.xx.xx.xx) through bridged interface venet0:0 ip addr ...
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Raspberry Pi create WiFi Access Point (share internet from WiFi connection and route traffic trough a proxy)

My goal is to have a separate raspi wifi access point where the internet connection is used from an existing wifi connection and the traffic should be forced trough a proxy. So when a client connects ...
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Share connection via VPN connection from NDIS to ethernet

I have a android phone tethering wifi to my laptop via a NDIS driver. Ontop of which I am using a VPN connection, specifically OpenVPN Tap adapter. Since my laptop does not allow 5Ghz band, I use my ...
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A br0 bridge interface appeared and mess up my network config

Problem This afternoon, I launched my openSUSE Leap 42.1 like everyday and then I quickly note that my networking was'nt working correctly. A quick ifconfig show me that a new br0 interface show up. ...
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control internet traffic in a lab using centralized software firewall

I am trying install a software firewall in our lab. How I am planning to do this is by, installing a firewall application on a computer. There are two network adapters attached to this pc, one is ...
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How to Bridge an XBox Through a VM?

I am trying to bridge my XBox One through a virtual machine running WANem / Knoppix, for the purpose of network testing an indie game. My operating system is Windows 8, and my setup is currently as ...
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systemd-networkd: how to create a virtual bridge?

I am trying to create a purely virtual bridge for testing some problematic network services. On an older Debian system I could accomplish this from /etc/network/interfaces using something similar ...
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Network Emulation on a Bridge?

When I try to use Network Emulator for Windows Toolkit on a bridge or Ethernet adapter connected to the bridge it has no affect on the machine connected via the bridge. Could somebody explain how to ...
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Troubleshooting slow boot due to network devices

I'm trying to troubleshoot boot times for a relatively modern machine with a SSD. The machine runs Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS and it has two ethernet ports. Network Manager is not installed. All device ...
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Software wifi bridge cant authenticate to access point for reason 3

I have a Edimax EW-7811Un USB-dongle and try to build up a software bridge between wired (eth0) and wireless (wlan1) interface. The wlan interface should work in client mode so no hostapd is needed. I ...
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Access to a bridge modem through router / VPN setup

I have a Synology RT which is connected in PPPOE to my bridge modem. I allow VPN port in the firewall and port forwarding (UDP Public and private : 1701, 500, 4500 / Private IP address 192.168.1.1) ...
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Use ubuntu 14.04.3 box as a wireless access point, no dhcp server and eth0 to wlan0 bridging

I noticed that I had a 300Mbps N wireless adapter laying arround so I decided to use it in my ubuntu server to expand the range of my local nework, that server is being used as a samba and ftp server, ...
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Bridged qemu machine cannot receive packets, these are dropped

I've created virtual machine (ppc) with bridged interface (using bridge helper) on archlinux. Machine can send packet out, but cannot receive anything. I can see packets (dhcp discover,request and/or ...
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Vigor2700, tenda n30 wds

Ii would like to extends my WiFi signal from Vigor2700 using Tenda N30, but it's not working. I have never did something like this before, but i think that problem is not in tenda as it looks like ...
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Am I bridging this correctly?

So first of all I'm going to give the configuration I currently have, which is somewhat working The only difference between this image and my actual setup is that I have a router instead of a switch, ...
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IP Address Glitch on Lan to lan bridge?

I have Verizon FIOS with coax connection as primary router 192.168.1.1 (1st floor) Bridge 2nd router is TP-link wireless n router with cat5 connection point. 102.168.0.1 (2nd floor) Main use is 2nd ...
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Connect a Wireless router to the network?

I have an existing network attached to a (MASTER) router (of course). Now I got a Fritz!Box and I like to attach it to my current network. I give it the same IP as a free IP Address in the current ...
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Network Bridge two interface with different subnet

I have two network lan card . each network interface connected with different subnet , each network interface has own wan connection . for example Network interface 1 configuration ip : ...
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KVM linux bridge

I'm quite new in networking. I have an server with an ip addr a on eth0. Now I have via KVM an VM running on the server. I've got an other ip addr b which I want to use for the vm so that it will be ...
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How to bridge enp0s3 with a peer of veth?

My Lap: Ubuntu 15.10. And I have a wired NIC enp0s3. I want to create a veth pair veth0 and veth1 and bridge them with enp0s3, and set veth1 to a new netns ns1, so that processes in ns1 can access the ...
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Connecting two routers wirelessly to extend wifi signal

I'm trying to extent my wifi signal with additional router wirelessly. My 'primary' router is Linksys WRT54gl and the second one is Linksys E900. Both routers have the same SSID. main router ...
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Bridging from specific ethernet port

I have a STB (set-top-box) for my cable TV, this STB only works if I plug it in the 4th slot in my router. It won't work if I plug it in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd slot. This router came from ISP. My question ...
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Hostapd - bridge lan + wireless

I'm trying to setup a LAN network on enp1s0 (other computers should be able to connect via this interface to the network) and wlp0s20u1 (wireless access point). There is also a othet interface that is ...
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Is it possible to bond two wireless networks to increase the data transfer rate?

Is it possible to use two WiFi connections using the in-built wireless adapter and a WiFi dongle, connected to two different networks to be bridged and used in order get a higher download speed? Any ...
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Purpose of WAN bridge interface

Can I safely remove the second interface:
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Duplicate packets with a bridged virtualbox

I have a virtualbox with 64-bit Ubuntu bridged with one of my interfaces on PC. The virtualbox VM has a router software Quagga and I'd like to have it as my OSPF router. However, the virtualbox VM ...
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Captive Wi-Fi to Regular Wi-Fi bridge solution

I'm looking for a software / hardware solution to my issue - I have free access to Wi-Fi in my building but it requires browser login (i.e. captive network). I want to use a streamer on this network ...
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Network Bridging on Windows 7

I've been messing with my Windows 7 Network Connections settings (i.e. Add to Bridge, Remove from Bridge), that i no longer know what is the default supposed to be. See screenshot. Is the "Local ...
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Access linux device through bridged interface

I'm currently trying to set up a device with a bridge in my network. The device used for the Bridge has two eth interfaces and a wlan interface. I managed to create the bridge from eth1 to wlan0. The ...
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A bridge builds up its routing table by inspecting incoming packets?

Which of the following is NOT true with respect to a transparent bridge and a router? Both bridge and router selectively forward data packets A bridge uses IP addresses while a router uses MAC ...
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Detecting ADSL modem hijacking

How would I know if my ADSL modem/router (HG532c Echolife) has been hacked? I have heard that it might be more secure to set the modem to bridge-only mode and use a separate router, but that still ...
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How to access an AP on a separate VLAN?

I have several Linksys routers and I use one as DHCP server running Tomato and the rest as access points running stock firmware and DDWRT spread around my home office. To control bandwidth on certain ...