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 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 ...
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is this possible to share one network adaptor of host between many guests as bridge

on my system i installed one network adaptor for each guest which use bridge mode, and no there is no more available slot, is this possible to share one network adaptor between many gusets in bridge ...
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How to create a network bridge using command line in Windows?

I want create a network bridge using command line, I have tried "netsh bridge install" but the output says unsupported. After a google, I found this post at here, and also here. They all mentioned the ...
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DNS name resolution failure while using bridged wi-fi connection

Trying to connect my new Raspberry Pi to the internet for the first time. The Raspi is connected via a cross-over cable to the LAN port of my laptop. The laptop port is then bridged with the laptop's ...
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How find IP adress of a lost Bridge

This is my network : (Yellow : Wifi and Green : Cable) Image Link : http://i.stack.imgur.com/AtewB.jpg (Sorry I dont have 10 reputation i'm new) My PC 3 can't obtain ip adress by DHCP because the ...
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Routing issue with bridged connection

I had a problem setting up a wired to wireless bridge on my Raspberry Pi box - but that is now fixed - Wired to wireless bridge in Linux - but the consequence seems to be that the squid proxy server ...
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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". ...