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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Wired to wireless bridge in Linux

I am attempting to set up my Raspberry Pi as a bridge, using Debian wheezy. I have a hostapd.conf: (some details changed for security, and yes, I know WEP is no good)... interface=wlan0 bridge=br0 ...
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DD-WRT router causing IP address conflicts across network

My DD-WRT router has lost its mind! (Caveat: technically neither of these devices are "routing". I'm going to call them routers anyway.) I just set up two DD-WRT routers, one as a WAP (working fine) ...
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Debian eth0 to wlan0 forwarding, with openvpn

I'm using "raspian" (Debian for the raspberry pi), and would like the raspberry-pi to serve internet access through eth0, using wlan0. The catch here is that while wlan0 is connected to my router, I'd ...
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DD-WRT: Repeater bridge with VPN?

Setup: Router1 and Router2 run DD-WRT Cable modem is connected to WLAN port of Router1 Router2 runs in Repeater Bridge mode (there is also a separate SSID with virtual interface) This setup works ...
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m0n0wall firewall drops internet connection

I have an ADSL router running in "bridge mode" and a m0n0wall firewall behind that is running its DHCP client on its WAN port, where the ADSL router is connected to. I get regular arp errors in the ...
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XEN dom0 network Bridge has no connection to domU's

I am using Debian wheezy with XEN 4.1. I have two network bridges xenbr0 and xenbr1. xenbr0 is linked to the real-eth0-nic so the domU's can talk to the outside world, which worked fine. xenbr1 was ...
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Motorola NVG510 bridge mode

I have a Motorola NVG510 modem from AT&T, and I would like to disable all routing functions and use it as just a modem. I have a Time Capsule that's already connected and broadcasting its own ...
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No connection via Airport Express in bridge mode

I have trouble connecting to my wired network via an Airport Express. I would like to have the Airport Express just operate as a bridge -- i.e. as an access point. I have set up the Airport Express to ...
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Bridged Tomato network - problems with some devices on bridged wired segment

This is my network: Dotted lines indicate wireless connections, solid lines indicate Ethernet connections. I used two ASUS routers and Tomato to bridge my network. So I have have two wired ...
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VirtualBox Window7 Guest “No Internet Access” with Bridged Networking

Using Ubuntu 12.04 as a VirtualBox host, I've successfully used Bridged Networking with Windows XP guests (because NAT has a bug that causes slow printing). Now, I have a Windows 7 guest. It gets ...
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TP-LINK modem can't connect to internet In automatic (PPPoE) mode

My TP-LINK-8901 modem does not connect to internet with "always on" (automatic) connection. I have to put it in bridge mode and make a connection in Windows to connect to internet. Also, there is no ...
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Extend wifi using POE

My house is long and has a maze of rooms. The front part is on a higher level of 4 feet. The study at the back part has a PC and a ADSL modem/router plugged into a phone extension. Wifi signals are ...
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How to set up a netbook to act as a bridge

I have a netbook that I want to set up as a bridge (that's the only thing I want it to do, I don't use it for anything else anymore). I want to bridge wlan0 to eth0 (see picture below) Ethernet ...
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Synergy over a LAN bridge in Windows 7 64-bit, connection timing out

I haven't seen a question like this anywhere, so I hope it isn't a duplicate. Anyway, I have two computers, and one of them has its network connection through a LAN bridge in the other, which goes to ...
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Bridging two sockets

I wondered if it is possible to bridge two incoming tcp sockets. For example: Client A -----> Server <----- Client B The the server sends it's magic to both clients and then they connect ...
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How is the communication between northbridge and southbridge like?

How is the connection/communication between northbridge and southbridge like? It seems that data must pass from the CPU to the northbridge, and then again over a PCI bus to the southbridge, based on ...
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How to login to my second router?

I have two routers, one ADSL router(A) which is connected to the phone line another wireless router(B) connected to this ADSL router. I connect my PC, laptop, mobiles to router B . like this: [ ...
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Network bridge and routing table

I'm trying to understand network bridging (not hardware but software implementation), but get some misunderstanding. A network bridge connects two parts of a network together. For example my computer ...
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Unable to access guest's web server from host or any other machine

EDIT: I solved the problem. It's the last thing I could think about...Windows Firewall !!! I'm hosting a Windows 2008 Server virtual machine on Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS using virtual box 4.1.18. ...
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Bridged networking to VirtualBox guest from OS X host

I'm trying to bridge my network connection from my OS X host to my Arch Linux guest. However for some reason the bridge network option in VirtualBox doesn't work for any traffic, yet NAT does. How can ...
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How to turn my laptop into a hotspot?

I have a laptop which is connected to the internet with ADSL modem, and I would like to share the internet for any laptop connecting to wireless router from my laptop using hotspot . This is what I ...
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QEMU within VirtualBox and bridged connections all the way down

I'm trying to get an ARM QEMU system out on my LAN. I tried running QEMU directly from Windows (Windows 7 x64), with success except I could not get a TAP adapter to bridge to my wireless connection. ...
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Bridging two connections in windows 7

I have recently bought an Samsung UE32ES5500 and I want to connect it to the internet. Not wanting to buy an expensive Samsung wireless adapter for the TV, I've decided to use an ethernet cable. ...
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VirtualBox webserver not accessbile on host browser

I setup and installed a CentOS6 webserver on a virtualbox. Already setup port-forwarding of port 4444 to 80 so that I can access it and even disabled Win7 firewall. I think that probably the problem ...
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KVM network bridge and public static IP for both host and guests [closed]

I have a Debian Server with 4 public static addresses. There is a KVM guest (also Debian) installed and running. What I want is to give the guest an IP of the host, so that both machines have public ...
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Best performance between 2 Wifi AP (with DD-WRT)?

Typically when you search about distributing wifi with >1 AP there is a talk of WDS, however, WDS suffers 2 problems - speed (if I remember correctly maximum is "g" speed) and limit on distance ...
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Installing USB to ATA/Atapi bridge driver

I am using Windows XP 64 bit version on Lenovo W520. I am trying to install my devices, I plugged a USB cable that is linked to a SATA interface (to copy from old sata HDD) and when I plug the USB ...
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Configure linux machine as bridge/switch and end device

At my home, I have two desktop PCs in two rooms. The router / DSL modem is in one of these rooms. Now I want to configure a home server (having 2 LAN ports, running 24/7) in the corridor between the ...
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How do I use a Mac as switch (or bridge two interfaces)

I need to put a wired device (Blue-ray player), on my home wireless network's subnet, via the mac's wifi connection, as there is no wired connections upstairs. To be more clear, what I'd like is: ...
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Bridging two wireless NICs in Debian - network unreachable

I'm trying to make a DIY wireless repeater using old hardware and Debian, but I'm encountering some difficulties (more details below). Hardware: EeePC 900 w/Atheros wireless card (kernel driver ...
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extending wired network through wireless connected computer

I have a windows 7 system connected to my home network through wireless. The system has an unused wired NIC. I have installed a smart TV next to the system. I would like to connect the TV to my home ...
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VMWare networking mode (NAT)

I've created a new WinXP vitual machine on my win7 using VMware player. This virtual machine is using NAT (10.0.0.0/24) and has a WAMP server running. I want this to be NAT as I want the server to be ...
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Unable to access the internet from my VirtualBox CentOS VM via wireless connection

I have a VirtualBox CentOS VM setup on my Windows 7 machine. I can ping my router, however I am unable to access the outside world. In Windows I have three network connections setup: Wireless ...
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How do I set permanent IP for my VirtualBox using Bridge adapter?

I'm running a web (development) server on my Virtualbox (Ubuntu 11.1). I'm moving around a lot and thus I get various IP addresses on my computer. Each time I get a new IP adr I have to change ...
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Bridge is not forwarding DHCP reply

My setup is as following: Using kvm and tap-interfaces I have two vms running. The two tap-interfaces are connected via a bridge. On tap0 I have a DHCP-server running, on tap1 I executed a "dhclient". ...
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Is there a way to connect a USB portable media storage device to a SCSI host?

I have a Roland XV5080 sampler, which has SCSI interface, so I can attach HDD and CD drive to it. But I really don't need SCSI performance, the sampler loads all stuff into memory (it has 64 Mbyte). ...
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VirtualBox network configuration

I have a CentOS 6.1 virtual machine, virtualized with VirtualBox on Windows XP. This machine hosts my local development MySQL server. I'd like to find the correct network configuration, so that: my ...
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Can't ping Linux IPv6 bridge from host

I'm using a Linux box with two network interfaces as bridge (br0) and one system (X) behind the bridge with its own IPv6 address configured. Its other end is connected to a router. The bridge ...
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Linux Bridge Won't Forward Packets?

I am trying to share my Wifi internet connection on my laptop with a desktop computer temporarily. I have set up a bridge between wlan0 and eth0 (called br0), got an address on br0 from dhcp, and even ...
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Using Virtualbox Bridge Networking fails connection from Guest OS to Oracle XE running on Host

I am trying to make a JDBC connection from a VirtualBox Ubuntu Guest OS to an Oracle XE database running o Host. However, the connection is refused. Here are the details of my environment: ...
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eth1 ethernet adapter stopped loading in Ubuntu

I have had a working setup for 3 weeks which suddenly stopped working this morning. I can't identify what changed. I have two network interfaces on my main (Ubuntu 10.10) PC; eth0 is an ethernet card ...
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Can “universal wifi adapters” be connected to a switch instead of a end device?

I have been looking at "universal wifi adapters" (ethernet in/wifi out, looks like ethernet from the client side but speaks wifi) like the netgear wnce2001 for bridging the ethernet from a switch to ...
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Bridging multiple routers

I am currently living through router config hell. My main internet connection is in living room A. It is an PPPoE ethernet cable which goes into main WiFi router WR1 (IP 192.168.1.1). This device ...
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How can I get the IP Address of a named Network Bridge in a batch file?

I have a Network Bridge showing in my Network connections. How can I find out its IP Address in a batch script?
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How to bond Ethernet and Airport Mac Pro

I have two internet services. I have a Verizon DSL 1.5m/768k and a Time Warner Cable 30m/384k. My Time Warner is coming in through an Airport Extreme which is wired via ethernet directly to my Mac ...
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How do I share my wireless internet connection over Ethernet?

I want to achieve the same thing with Windows XP that I do with Mac OS X. On my Mac I use "Internet Sharing" from "Wi-Fi" to "Ethernet". What I'm trying to do is connect my freesat top-set box to my ...
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How can I connect two laptops with a USB network link (bridge)?

What is a USB network link (bridge)? I bought one, but when connecting two laptops they still cannot see each other. How can I do this?
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How can I combine two ISP connections wirelessly to create one wireless network between two homes?

In a Windows 7 environment, can 2 neighbors establish a combined, wirelessly connected, bridged network in order to share both broadband access points AND files across a Homegroup environment or the ...
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dsl modem with wifi in bridge mode to firewall/router, how to get wifi to downstream network

Comtrend CT-5361T setup in Bridge Mode to pass traffic to downstream ZyWall2PLUS router/firewall. Works good and downstream computers on that network have access to internet. The Comtrend has a wifi ...
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Bridging two internal VirtualBox networks

I'm attempting to test out a piece of networking software that simulates delay between different network segments. In order to simulate the delays the software creates a bridge between two of its ...