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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Create a bridge between a tunnel and ethernet device

I have a Raspberry pi with Debian wheezy. There are three connections exists: eth0: native usb ethernet, connected to the router. eth1: plug-in usb ethernet adapter tun0: tunnel created by ...
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Motorola SBG6580 cable modem into Bridge mode on Bright House Networks does not work

I tried placing a Motorola SBG6580 into bridge mode but when I connected via Ethernet to it, I was not able to access the internet or get an IP, I had to statically assign myself a 192.168.100.x IP to ...
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Wireless bridge DNS issues

I just moved into a new place, and now use Comcast's Cisco 105+ as a cable modem/wifi gateway. I've set up my Buffalo WZR-300HP (DD_WRT v24 SP2) as a wireless bridge, using the "Client Bridge ...
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DHCP server on bridged Ethernet/Wifi not working; Windows 7

I live in an apartment complex that provides Wifi. I have my Windows 7 laptop connected to this Wifi, and that works fine. I have setup a network bridge between Wifi and the Ethernet port. I have also ...
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Wireless AP wired to a non-wireless router which is connected to the modem

So I just realized this works - is this normal? I have a wired router which is connected to a modem. I have another wireless router which has 5 LAN ports. I connect port 1 to port 1 between the wired ...
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How to bridge the unbridgable on Windows 7?

I have a small Windows box I once used as a means of making a 4G LTE network (USB modem) available on a wider network, basically bridging its connection to a standard "Local Connection" on 100Base-T. ...
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Can I use a router to distribute an internet connection from a laptop?

I want to take the signal from one router, using a laptop. From this laptop, send it to another router, and distribute the aforementioned signal throughout another wireless network. I even have a ...
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cant bridge vmware to Microsoft virtual WIFI adapter

HOST:win7x64 GUEST:debian 7(kali) There is microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapater on the host i use it like AP which my tablet is connecting. I'm want bridge this virtual adapter to guest ...
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Guest DHCP server

I have a host (CentOS 7 with kvm/libvirt). There are 2 network interfaces on this host. eth0 and eth1. eth1 has no IP address but instead has subinterfaces for each VLAN it is connected to. An example ...
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Virtualbox - how to custom NAT and port forward?

How can I use Virtualbox custom NAT and also port forward? For demos, I am running my VMs behind NAT on my laptop. If I run it in the vanilla NAT mode, then each VM I spin up automatically gets ...
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can't access usb modem after bridging modem

I have an air stream 1200 USB modem. I accidentally selected bridge mode and now I am not able to access the USB modem web interface. It gives me public IP directly. This modem came with only a USB ...
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Virtual Box Bridged network failed to get IP (DHCP) No DHCPOFFERS received

I am newbie in networking and virtual box configuration, I have spent several days dealing with this problem. My goal is to get Bridged network working. When I try to UP interface in my Virtual Box ...
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Using a DD-WRT router as a wireless ethernet hub

As the title says, I have a DD-WRT router that I would like to use as a wireless ethernet hub. I have a machine in an RV park that is ethernet only, and I need to connect it to the internet. The park ...
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pfsense with 4 WAN IP and outgoing NAT

I have a pfsense with a single wan ip, i want to assign multiple wan ip's. The pfsense machine is located on a vm machine with the other servers i wish to NAT forward. I want to give each server a wan ...
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How to use 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz at the same time

I have the following setup: 1x TP-Link Archer C7 (with to Accesspoints "AC24" on 2.4 GHz and "AC5" on 5 GHz) 1x Notebook with 2 Wifi-Adapters (TP-Link Stick connected to "AC5" and Intel N 7260 ...
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adding Bridge …losing internet

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 , when i added bridge as next: -brctl addbr bro -brctl addif br0 eth0 -brctl addif br0 tap0 -ifconfig br0 up -dhclient -v br0 I lost the internet connection, any clues ?
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Network bridge - how to use them

Does/Can network bridges bridge 2 different network segments (with 2 different network/subnet mask) ? Or all the segments must be long to the same subnet in order to communicate ? What are the ...
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Is possible to assign DHCP global address to a bridging device?

I have a bridging device(Eg:linux Machine as bridge) that will link two networks. for example my device wlan0 have connection established to one access point and eth0 connected to bridging client.. ...
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I bridged my wireless and LAN connections on my laptop and connected it with my desktop. Why is my desktop not recieving an internet connection?

I am trying to connect my desktop to my laptop with an Ethernet cable to use the laptop's internet connection. I have followed the instructions of one article to bridge the LAN connection and wireless ...
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Can't ping computers via a bridged connection

I've got the following setup: PC running Windows 8.1 with a Wifi card connected to the local network and an ethernet cable running to a laptop. Wifi and Ethernet connections are bridged. Laptop ...
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How to extend or to divide a network? [closed]

I try to understand the difference between the Switch, Hub , Bridge , etc ... But I did not really happen. In the event that I wish to extend my network or divide, what material should I use exactly ...
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Openwrt bridging issue between wireless and ethernet port

I've this scenario: an AP connected to the STA wirelessly, the AP is a DHCP server I have following configurations in /etc/config/network of the AP: config interface lan option ifname 'eth1 ...
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What is the difference between an ADSL operating in modem mode versus bridge mode?

What is the difference between an ADSL operating in modem mode versus bridge mode? The scenario is that we have a router supporting ADSL, and a second router with more advanced options. Two routers ...
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Bad assignment of IPs with custom bridge in Docker 1.6

I’m using Ubuntu 14.04 with custom bridge for docker. In Docker 1.5 assignment of IP addresses work correctly. This means gateway has IP 192.168.100.1, docker bridge has IP 192.168.100.2. When I ...
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Bridged network goes to unidentified network

Okay, so I've bought a new router(TP-Link AC1750), so I had a spare router(Linksys wrt160Nv3). Now because I am on the second floor, I thoughd I'd use the spare router as a network bridge to get ...
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Can't ping a host in the same network

So i'm setting a network of three PC's (PC1 - PC2 - PC3). PC2 eth0 is connected to PC1 eth0. And PC2 eth1 connected to PC3 eth0. I can ping PC2 with PC1 but i can't do the same for PC3. Also, are they ...
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How do I connect a SoftEther bridge to a server without getting an authentication error?

I've been playing around with SoftEther, and I'm trying to use the VPNCMD utility to create a site to site VPN. However, when I try to get the Cascade connection up between the bridge and the server, ...
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Connect two computers on different networks using a computer that is on both networks

I have three computers on my network: computer_1, computer_2, and computer_3. Computer_3 can access computer_2 Computer_2 can access computer_1 I need to access Computer_1 from Computer_3 but ...
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Guest as Virtual machine connection to Host

I have guest run on my machine on qemu with configuration: /usr/local/kvm/bin/qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -cpu host -smp 8 -hda ${TEST_VIRT_ENV_IMAGE} -m 4096 -netdev user,id=user.0 -device ...
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OnionPi with meek-amazon transport plugin

I've successfully installed all the requirements to run my RPI2 (headless) as a Tor router. However, I'm living in China and they activity block Tor traffic. So here is the thing, I installed the Tor ...
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Xen Bridge Configuration do not bridge eth1 to xenbr0

I am new on Para-Virtualization. I used Xen Beginners Guide to install Xen and configure dom0 it works correctly but i cant configured bridge network for domU. I created debian image like that. ...
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3 Router Setup - Require Instructions

For a 3 floor building, I require 3-routers setup instruction. I have the following 3 routers Router 1. New D-Link DIR-803 Dual band router [Hardware version A1] [Firmware Version : D-Link 1.04] ...
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SonicWALL Bridging WLAN VLAN Sub-Interfaces to LAN

We have a WLAN with two sub interfaces, one for a WPA wireless network and the other for an open wireless network. The WPA wireless network is on the 172.31.2.* ip address range and the open network ...
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Bridging multiple networks with a tinc vpn in virtualbox, won't forward packets properly

I set up a network with some VMs in VirtualBox. It consists of: 1. The host, OS X. It is connected to the Arch VM described in 3. via a host-only adapter. OS X has the IP 172.31.2.100/16. 2. ...
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How do I access node on subnet from node on primary network?

] I want to reach a node on the subnet, e.g. 192.168.2.239, from a node on the primary, e.g. 192.168.1.2. Currently pinging from 192.168.1.2 to 192.168.2.239 gets no response. What do I need to set ...
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VMWare Player Bridge to a Bridged Network

I have a Windows 8.1 Host machine. The Virtual Machine is Linux Ubuntu 14.01 and VMWare Player 6.0.5 I am facing a wierd issue when trying to use the Bridged: Connect directly to physical network ...
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Extend home network via wireless bridge

I'm trying to set things up so that devices can print wirelessly from anywhere in the house. However, they seem unable to find the network printer when connected to the downstairs access point. Any ...
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(TalkTalk) Huawei HG635 as Modem for Other Router

I understand that some routers allow an internet connection provided through an RJ45 ethernet connection. I have a nice ASUS DSL-N55U that I wish to use as my router in place of my new ISP provided ...
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Guest with static IP - slow internet connection, random pings

I have Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine with static ip and bridged network. Internet connection on host is wireless and most of the time works well, but sometimes it is a little bit slower too, but not ...
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What did an Ethernet “transparent bridge” used to look like? [closed]

I hope this is the right forum to ask this question. It's not really a technical problem, but it is technical question I think a power user/enthusiast would ask. My Cisco book describes devices ...
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Bridged Networking doesn't work. Host Windows 7, Guest Ubuntu 14.04. Tried everything

it's quite popular problem and I've seen many solutions, but none of them worked for me. I've created virtual machine with Ubuntu 14.04 and haven't changed anything in Ubuntu configuration. With NAT I ...
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OpenVPN TAP and setup ICS for multiple subnets

I have installed tap-9.9.2 driver (provided by OpenVPN) on windows 7 ultimate. Previously I have setup network profile using TAP and ICS feature, to access internet in the subnet, where using ICS it ...
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How to create a wireless-to-ethernet router?

I have a Debian machine, which I want to turn into a router. It will connect via wireless to a access-point, where it will get an IP. To its ethernet port, other machines will be connected. It will ...
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How do I access my modem's GUI when it's in bridged mode?

I wanted to try setting up my ActionTec P5001a DSL modem/router in bridged mode with a Linksys E2500 router for improved NAT performance. Switching the modem to bridged mode and the router to PPPoE ...
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VirtualBox: ifconfig does not show my ip address

I recently installed centos7 onto virtualbox. I enabled bridged networking on adapter 1 (enp0s3) on the virtualbox manager, to bridge my wireless adapter on the host. When I type ifconfig on the ...
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Cannot access webserver on virtual machine from the internet

I'm having trouble accessing my webserver when it's located on a virtual machine. If I put the webserver on the physical host machine, I can access it from the internet. However, when I try to access ...
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What are the names of my network adapters? (Vagrant related)

I'm trying to use mVagrant to set up a bridge on the correct network adapter. I keep getting this message: Specific bridge 'Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection' not found. You may ...
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Using ethernet ports on Surfboard SBG6580 in bridge mode

tl;dr: I have a Surfboard SBG6580 modem/router combo running in bridge mode with an Airport Extreme as the main router. I want to be able to use the Ethernet ports on the Surfboard to attach ...
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Creating bridge in Linux, share network like VirtualBox

I have a local are network 192.168.1.1/24. I use libvirt and I want my virtual machines to use this network also, at least a sub-network of it, such as 192.168.1.128/25. However, all the libvirt ...
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Router as VLAN broker bridge on single managed switch?

Will the network configuration below work? [ 8-port Managed Switch ] VLAN_1: Port 1 = Cable Modem VLAN_2: Port 2 = Router WAN VLAN_3: Ports 3-8 = Other Can the router on VLAN_2 broker between the ...