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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Bridge vs router for faster NAS access

My current network configuration comprises two routers, one of which [main] takes care of the wired part of my home network, the other of which [wifi] provides WiFi connectivity. The wired router is ...
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Linux - bridging eth0 and at0 with brctl

The problem is as follows: I have a router running a DHCP server connected (with a cable) to a computer with a wireless card. I want to create and ad-hoc network using airbase-ng then bridge it to ...
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Setting up a Network Bridge on Linux VM (Windows 7 Host)

I would like to use NetEm to simulate a low bandwidth environment while testing an Internet-connected device. My plan is to setup a bridge in a Linux VM (Linux Mint 13) on a Windows 7 host. ...
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Virtual Box Networking; How to configure bridged networking on Windows 7

I have VirtualBox on Windows 7. I have two virtual machines running RHEL, that work fine when the network is set to NAT. However I want to change the network adapters for the VM's to bridged in stead ...
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Using my TL-WR1043ND router as a Wireless Bridge AP - Get no IP on it

I want to use this setup: -- Cable connection ~~ Wireless connection Internet--WNDR3700~~TL-WR1043ND--PC ...
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How to access bridged Mac from behind the bridge?

In another thread, it was suggested that the way to bridge two Ethernet ports on a Mac running Mountain Lion was to run the following: sudo ifconfig bridge0 create sudo ifconfig bridge0 addm ...
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Traffic shaping advice

I've been searching the topic I'm looking for for a quite some time, then I decide to ask my own question because I'm so confused right now. First thing first, here is the background information you ...
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Connection to DSL failed after configuring Bridge in centOS

I run CentOS 6.4. After configuring bridge I am unable to connect to internet through PPPoE Bsnl Dsl. I set up the bridge as follows: DEVICE="br0" NM_CONTROLLED="no" ONBOOT=yes TYPE=Bridge ...
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Unable to get DD-WRT router set up as a Client Bridge to access the internet

I have a couple of network security cameras that use PoE and I would like to use them outdoors. The problem is that I do not have network ports anywhere outside, so the solution I came up with was to ...
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Openwrt br-lan issue

I just compiled OpenWrt (attitude_adjustment) without firewall When enter ifconfig no br-lan appear, moreover eth1 static ip doesn't show : root@OpenWrt:/# ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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Tether wired internet from Desktop to laptop via wireless

What I have : Desktop, wired internet access to a wired-only router Laptop, wireless capable Windows 8.1 Preview on both computers - it's practically Windows 8 with some UI touches and performance ...
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sharing Internet connection with 2 nic

OK I may not have done all the research but I see by virtualrouting.codeplex.com that it is possible... I am running into an issue. I have currently broadband access connecting to the wan port of my ...
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Converting a cat5 to RJ45 for a wireless cisco router [closed]

I have a two level house. My modem and my first router are in the first floor. When we go to the second floor, the signal is very weak. I have an extra cisco wireless router that I can use as a bridge ...
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Setting up bridged OpenVPN server with single public IP NIC

I've been trying to set up a bridged OpenVPN server without much success. I've got VPS running Ubuntu with one NIC, which has assigned static public IP to it. I want to be able to have a couple of ...
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Windows 8 network bridge losing connectivity

I have a Windows 8 computer, set up to connect to a wireless network, with a network bridge to pass the network on to a NAS box (running FreeNAS) over ethernet. In general, this set up works fine. It ...
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Direct connect device to ethernet port on pc, and give it internet access through my wireless

Ok, bear with me this is going to be a long explanation. I have my PC(Ethernet) and a PS2(Ethernet) connected a router(B). My PC is also connected to my homes wireless(A) connection for the internet. ...
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How to create bridge with hostapd

I want to bridge traffic between wired eth and WiFi interfaces in the same PC. WiFi interface I want to operate as access point. I use hostapd for it. Using brctl I create bridge and add eth0 ...
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How-to set up a network bridge on a laptop for LXC use?

I am on a laptop using libvirt to run some containers. By default it uses the default network provided by libvirt and the containers have a 192.168.122.0/24 network. What I am trying to accomplish ...
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Do all USB3.0 to SATA adapters present to OS as USB Mass Storage?

My first experience with external USB hard drive enclosures was with Windows 98SE. At that time, drives were IDE, not SATA, and I remember that after drivers were installed (I remember using one ...
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Configure WiFi router DHCP to assign IPs outside of subnet?

I have a slightly unusual issue with configuring a Wifi router on a shared office space network: We have a single ethernet connection to a building wide router A and we want to run a WiFi access ...
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Re-distributing ethernet through wireless

I'm looking to re-broadcast a wired network that normally goes through a router through my PC on it's wireless card. I'm running Win 7 Ultimate or Ubuntu 12.10, I have dual boot. I can bridge the ...
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Unbridging connection can't detect LAN?

I created a bridge connection with LAN and Wireless Adapter via Windows 7; works out ok for me and I decided to remove it. After removing, I can't seem to detect my LAN connection (diagnosing the LAN ...
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No 'sharing' tab when attempting to connect laptop with xbox 360

I am using a Sony Vaio Series SR, Windows Vista and have followed a number of forums and threads on how to resolve the issue. The issue is that when I go to Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center ...
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Use ZyXEL WAP 3205 as LAN to WLAN bridge

I've got the following devices: ZyXEL WAP3205 WLAN Access Point [WAP] Comcast / Ubee device with 1 LAN port [COM] Laptop with LAN and WLAN [CLIENT] I want to connect WAP to COM via the LAN port ...
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Using multiple Networks on 1 Bridge

Im using 2 TP-Link TL-WA7510N to bridge a internet connection the connection is using a captive portal for my guests via pfsense. What i would like to do now is run a pc on the same connection without ...
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Bridging Wifi to Ethernet on Ubuntu not working

When running Windows I was able to bridge my wifi connect through my laptops Ethernet connection so a range of ethernet only devices could piggy back off my wifi (Raspberry Pi, Xbox etc etc). I am ...
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Does bridging two network interfaces prevent web server access running on the host?

I have a Raspberry Pi setup as a wireless bridge for an XBox (i.e. Ethernet bridged to the wifi). Currently I can plug in a keyboard directly to reconfigure. Since the bridging works at the lowest two ...
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How to set route for multiple PPPOE Connection

Assume that I have 3 bridged network interface named br0 , br1 , br2 I set up 3 PPPoE connection on these interface named ppp0 , ppp1 , ppp2 Now I set up 3 another bridged network interface br3 , ...
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Virtual Box Router - Windows Host, Linux Guest

I currently have Ubuntu Server running as the Guest OS in Virtual Box on a Windows 7 Host. The Ubuntu Server gets its IP from DHCP and is Bridged to the my Network Adapter. I've disabled Internet ...
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How do I bridge a connection from Wi-Fi to TAP on Mac OS X? (for the emulator QEMU)

I'm trying to setup a bridge between my Wi-Fi connection and an emulator (QEMU). I need a virtual machine to be on the same LAN as the host, with its own IP address. QEMU requires using a TAP ...
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How to identify that one of the bridge interfaces(SW bridge in linux) is down?

I have a board. This board have two interfaces one eth0 and other usb0. eth0 port is connected with network. and usb0 port is connected to another device With the help of bridge-utils, I am able to ...
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setup br100 and nova network fixed ip range

This is my situation: An ESXi 5.0 Server (I'm doing a project for my BD); A pool with 2 VM (1 controller node and 1 compute node) Ubuntu 13.04 amd64 Server installed on both VM The controller IP is ...
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Wi-Fi router with USB NAS [closed]

I want a Wi-Fi router with USB NAS (The idea is that I can connect my USB drives and then have them in my LAN). It seems it is not so straightforward. When there is a USB in the router, it is not ...
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Windows Network Bridge Connections Greyed Out

I can bridge the connection under administrator account. I have disabled the prohibit installation and configuration of Network Bridge on your DNS domain network Group Policy setting. The option to ...
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Network bridge of networks on two different computers

I have couple of (windows based) computers connected like you can see on the picture. I want to create something like network interface bridge to connect computers A1, A2, B1 and B2. Is there any ...
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Intercept and Edit Packets over a Network Bridge

I've been looking around for a way to intercept a packet as it comes into my main pc, edit it, and then let it continue it's journey to the device bridges though my pc. I've tried writing a c# app to ...
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Virtual Machine can't connect to internet

The VM is running server 2008 and is set up with Active Directory, DNS, Certificate Services and IIS. I am using Bridged networking for the VM so it should be connecting to my network and gaining ...
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Stuck with ethernet

I have an old router that I was wondering if it would be possible to use it as a bridge as such to extend Ethernet For example Main router - Ethernet - Router 2 - Ethernet - device! Any help would ...
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Network says “Bridged” but no bridge exists

So I'm having trouble removing a network bridge that doesn't actually exists, here's a screen shot. Anyone have any ideas? http://puu.sh/2lOlB
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Bridge connection windows 7

When I select wireless network connection and LAN connection and try to bridge connection, a pop-up box comes saying: To create a network bridge, you must select at least two LANS or high speed ...
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Bridge Windows 8 Guest in OSX Mountain Lion Host Virtual Machine for local development

I'm trying to test in a local development environment before committing to my team's repository. Host OS - OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion Guest OS - Windows 8 I am running VMWare Fusion 5 as a virtual ...
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Hostapd strangeness

A while back I asked a question about setting my Raspberry Pi up with a bridged network connection - Wired to wireless bridge in Linux - and the answer I got worked well. Now, I had to start all over ...
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IP forwarding on the same network

I have a raspberry pi that I have put wifi on. I am also using its ethernet connection to bring internet to my XBox 360. I want to bridge these connections AND keep them both on the same network. For ...
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Bridged DSL connection works for a bit, then fails bizarrely

I've got a BellSouth FastAccess DSL subscription that has run on an ISP-provided 2wire HomePortal 1700HW combination modem/router for a few years now with no significant issues. I recently acquired a ...
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2 DHCP servers on the same network

Riddle me this: A BT Quantum Phone system has a built in web server for administration and configuration. However it also contains a DHCP server that cannot be turned off and a static IP address that ...
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How much RAM for running a Tor Bridge?

Heyho, I'd like to run several Tor bridges on vservers. Operating system will be Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 amd64). Does someone have experience with how much RAM I'll need? The 512MB vservers cost 30 - 50 ...
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Virtual Box Bridged network w/ Static IP Win7 host Ubuntu Guest

Last year, I had no trouble with doing the following: Create virtual machine Set network adapter to bridged adapter Set static IP Guest connects to Internet, host connects to guest @ 192.168.1.xxx ...
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Cannot access internet on host computer when adapter is bridged for a virtual machine

I am running a Windows Virtual Machine in Hyper-V on Windows 8. To connect the guest machine to the internet, I create a virtual switch using the Hyper-V Virtual Switch Manager. I tell it to use my ...
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VM gets IP from DHCP, but can't ping router. Bridged mode and Virtualbox

Host: Windows 7 64 Guest: Ubuntu 12.04 I'm using two different wireless network. One at work and one at home. At work, VM gets IP, can connect to internet. Everything is OK. At home, VM gets IP, ...
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Configuring bridging in Virtual Box to enable access from other computers in network

I have a Win XP installed on Virtual Box, and as suggested in different posts, i have chosen the bridged mode. When i look at the router logs, i can see that an ip address has been given to the VM and ...