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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Configure Windows 7 to bridge from LAN to VPN

My Notebook is connected to the Internet through WLAN using a proprietry VPN connection to my company. There is no other way to use this WLAN, only via VPN. I've got a bunch of mobile devices (for ...
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NAT several subnets with same IP range to a single interface

I have the following problem: a customer have several LANs, for example LAN1, and LAN2 with the same private IP ranges (192.168.10.x), and I need to monitor all the networks. I have name three ...
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Bridge between 2 identical LANs

device PC2 PC1 ......should-talk-to...... device PC2 PC1 \ | / \ | / hub lan1 hub lan2 I have two lans ...
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Changes to /etc/network/interfaces ignored and restored at re-boot

I wanted to set up a virtual machine according to this tutorial: http://www.howtoforge.com/virtualization-with-kvm-on-a-debian-lenny-server I reached to the point where I have to modify the ...
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Correct location to configure a bridge using iproute2

I'm setting up a server for KVM virtualization and having a play with linux networking while I'm at it. Initially I'm aiming for a very simple bridged network set up where eth0 is enslaved to the ...
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Trouble extending a network with bridge

I am currently trying to extend a small computer network between 2 buildings around 1 km apart. The setup looks like this: modem | Dlink router 1 - 192.168.1.1 (antenna connected to LAN port) | ...
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Seagate ST1000DM003 and USB-SATA bridge

I can't get that disk to work with my external case (bridge). Disk is spinning and recognized by Windows, but it doesn't recognize data on it, it can see only one big RAW partition when there are 2. I ...
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Connect two wireless+wired networks wirelessly?

Is there any mode, when wireless device or access point can serve both as access point for clients and as a bridge between two wireless networks? Like here: UPDATE Also I would like to have ONE ...
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Unable to bridge connection

I know that similar questions has been asked before, but sadly they're not really helping me. I am trying to set up a VPN for my Xbox 360 consol since more and more people are booting players ...
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Connect two wireless routers with Lan cable over a distance of 100 meters

I have a Fiber optic coaxial connection in my home connected to a wireless router provided by my ISP. My office is not far away 4rm my house but I don't receive a wireless signal from the router so I ...
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how to share internet with two wifi cards on Win 7?

I'm connected to the internet via my external wifi card and I want to share the connection with my android phone, I though of creating a soft access point on my internal wifi card and make a bridge ...
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Can't find my router in bridge mode

I got a new router that supports WDS to extend the reach of another router that supports WDS. After a fair bit of struggle, it works, but I have to disable DHCP in the new router for WDS to work, and ...
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How to NAT between 2 network interfaces without impacting routing

My Linux-based router has 5 Ethernet ports. It is currently acting as a router between ports 1 & 2 and the dedicated WAN port, without NAT. Port 1 is 192.168.1.1/24, port 2 is 192.168.2.1/24, WAN ...
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How to setup Ubuntu Guest bridged connection on Virtualbox?

I'm on a wifi network with security settings WPA2 Enterprise PEAP. I'm able to connect fine to the network on my Windows 8.1 (Host); however, on Ubuntu 14.04 (Guest) [bridged connection] I'm trying to ...
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VMware workstation 10.0.3 bridge network not working

I have an issue on vmware workstation bridge netwoking, for the first install it work just perfectly, but when i restart VMware it cut up. I have start the repair but it not working. When i do a full ...
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Does brctl have a log file?

Does brctl have a log file which records the operations done with brctl? I am not looking for a log file captures the packets flowing through the bridge. I am looking for a log file which captures ...
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Airport Express N 1st Generation Wireless to Wired

I'm trying to use the airport express as a wireless to wired bridge. I've get it connected to the wifi and connected to a Windows PC. The PC gets an IP and the correct default gateway, it can ping the ...
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cant connect to internet in ubuntu using bridge adapter

My host OS is windows XP(SP3), guest OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and virtualBox is 4.3 I want XP and Ubuntu to talk to each other, so I choose to use bridge adapter network. XP: Windows IP Configuration ...
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Can't Bridge Windows 8 Ethernet and Wireless Adapter

I'm trying to bridge my Windows 8 laptop's wired and wireless adapters so I can get internet on an older computer (not that old it's running Windows 7 Ultimate). I did this before a while back but now ...
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How can I link two network interfaces under linux?

Okay, here goes. I am running linux kernel 3.0.35 on an armv7 processor, and I don't have a C compiler or GNU make. Therefore, apart from other GNU tools and standalone ARM binaries, I have few ...
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QEMU guest and Linux host networking configuration

+-----------------------+ +---------------------+ | bro - Host - Linux | | Guest - QEMU- Linux | | +------+ +------+ | | eth0 | | | tap0 |----| eth0 | | ...
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“Prioritize” traffic behind a switch to stay behind a switch

I have a few devices plugged into a Linksys SE2500 switch, which then plugged into an Airport Express (acting as a wireless bridge), which connects wirelessly to some Comcast modem/router. The ...
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Connect internet camera and bridge/forward IP traffic

I have an Ubuntu (14.04) machine with two Ethernet cards. One Ethernet card (eth0) is connected to the office network. The machine is addressable from the outside Internet. I have a Web camera that ...
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Unable to Dial modem using LAN cable

I have a modem router , D-Link DSL-2520U, which has an ADSL cable. The modem router is connected to a Wireless Router TP-LINK TL-WR740N using a LAN cable. My devices connect wirelessly to the TP-LINK. ...
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(Windows 7)Bridge: (tap+wifi) -> ok, (tap+ethernet) -> dhcp is not working. What are possible problems?

All this happen on win 7. I set up the ovpn bridged connection with wifi+tap bridged, and it worked fine. Now I need to make it use ethernet instead of wifi, but bridging of ethenet+tap has issues: ...
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Will a dhcp server work as VirtualBox guest on a bridged interface?

I do LAN gaming a lot. :) However, the game i´ll host this time will need some dns to "forward" requests to a server inside this lan and i thought: Why not to create a dhcp-server inside a VM so ...
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VMWare Player - How to bridge network connection between host and guest OS

My host OS is windows 8 and my guest OS is lubuntu. Basically, I am trying to run a Django server form my guest OS on 0.0.0.0:8000 so that I can access it from my host OS. I posted how I can access ...
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Network bridge in Windows 7 immediately drops internet access on host computer

I'm trying to bridge my laptop's wireless internet connection to my PS4 (the PS4 has spotty wireless while my laptop does not), but every time I bridge the wireless adapter's connection with the wired ...
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Wrapping a point-to-point link

I'm using a pair of IP radios (non-WiFi) to bridge my office engineering LAN (172.0.0.0/8) to a lab in another building. The radios work fine, but they expose a web management interface I'd like to ...
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how to share internet connection from wireless to wired using bridge on windows 7

I have two machine. I need share the internet from one to another. Machine 1 with two adapter. OS: WINDOWS 7 WIRELESS NETWORK ADAPTER has connected to Internet. There is no share tab for this ...
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After connecting wlan0 to bridge interface (and then removing it), can't connect to AP

I'm on a laptop running Debian Jessie with kernel 3.13-1-amd64; lspci shows that my wireless NIC + driver is 04:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 3160 (rev 83) Subsystem: Intel ...
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bridge LAN and Wi-Fi networks

I have two independent networks one is LAN network over Mikrotik router and another is wifi network over belkin router. Both are having independent internet connection. I want to make bridge between ...
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Odd behavior with Airport Express connected to existing network

At my business I have set up a network to accommodate both wired and wireless connections. My setup includes a Motorola Surfboard SB6141 cable modem, an Ethernet switch, and two Airport Express ...
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bridge does not forwarding packets centos

I am using CentOS 6.5 64 and use xen to create a virtual machine (CentOS) ifconfig [root@CentOS ~]# ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:54:B3:FA inet6 addr: ...
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DD Wrt Wifi bridge connection breaking

I have a DD Wrt connected to a DD Wrt router as a Router - Client bridge setup. It works fine for sometime, but occasionally, it appears to stop communicating to the router, or internet.. not sure. ...
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Home router/bridge connection problems

At home I have a Dlink DAP-1525 Wi-Fi extender which I have been using as a bridge to my desktop. The extender and the desktop are located in my office and they are connected via an Ethernet cable. ...
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(Resolved) Bridging networks issue

The architecture is: [ Router 1 ] [ Router 2 ] [ Router 3 ] [ aDSL Router ]---UtpCable---[wireless router]---UtpCable---[wireless router] [192.168.1.254] ...
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How to call something between a bridge and a router?

A proper router: Different IP subnetworks each sides; Sends packets from single MAC address; Does not require promiscuous mode; Broadcasts are not usually propogated; Maintains table of IP-MAC ...
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Linux VLAN as a true “wire equivalent” connection?

This is a complete rewrite of the original question, due mainly to the great confusion my original ignorance caused. That confusion was so severe, I decided the original question had to go away, so ...
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Is wireless bridge gives the ip on same subnet

I have got one server which i want to put in garage but i can't get the any LAN cable from router to that server. so someone told me to use wireless bridge. I am thinking fo getting this one i ...
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Blocking an outbound port for a bridge'd nat'd inteface

eth0 and wlan0 are bridged to br0, and have access to the outside world through eth1 and NAT. I'd like to block an outbound port on wlan0, but leave it open for eth0.
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If repeaters/hubs are connected into a loop, rather than bridges, what happens when somebody transmits?

On a network, repeaters(hubs) are connected into a loop, instead of using bridges. What happens when a transmission is made?
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Enabling a bridged NIC in WMWare fails because of pending update

I run a virtual machine under VMWare Workstation 10.0.1 build-1379776, on a Windows 7 Pro 64 bits desktop. The virtual machine having problems is an Endian firewall community edition 2.5.2, although I ...
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Bridging vlans across en0 on OSX 10.9

I'm setting up to run virtual machines to as sample clients with different usage profiles. To do this, the VMs need to run on different vlans to each other, and to the main machine. The switch is ...
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Improve LAN performance with bridging modem

I have ZTE ZXHN H208N ADSL modem that works in routing mode in our LAN. Because of poor performance, I have put it in bridge mode with Mikrotik RouterBOARD 493 and that worked (I had internet access), ...
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merge two net adapters for better stability and bandwidth

On Windows 8 x64 I use two main methods of connectivity: wifi usb 3G modem Both have stability issues. Each has a theoritical max of 512kbps from the ISP. What is a hopefully simple, built-in to ...
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OpenVSwitch no traffic on bridge

I setup a bridge(br-int) with OpenVSwitch and plugged in eth3 which is connected to a hub. When other computers send traffic on this hub, I can get those traffic on eth3. However, if I try to do that ...
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Strange bridge behaviour, need sugestions

I have this 3 machines with this setup Computer1----Computer with Ubuntu 12.04-----Computer2 Computer1 have IP 192.168.10.1 and Computer2 have 192.168.10.10. My computer with Ubuntu have 2 ethernet ...
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What is wrong if some network traffic is only working out of a bridged VM but not on the host OS?

I'm in the situation that IMAP/SSL connections from my PC to all imap servers are failing on my PC. (more details there) After experimenting, I have now established that: On the Win7 64bit host, ...
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Setting up a wifi hotspot with brctl and hostapd

I am trying to set up a wifi hotspot using brctl and hostapd on Debian GNU/Linux but it seems it does not work. The steps I follow are the following: echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward brctl ...