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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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 ...
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How can I install bridge-util on Mac OS X?

I want to install the bridge-utils package on my Mac OS X system. How can I do that? I can't find bridge-utils in Fink or MacPorts.
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Server behind modem not reachable, “connection refused” [closed]

I have a Clear modem and a Netgear router that I set up last week. I have a server behind the router. I was forwarding all traffic from the Clear modem to the router, and then SSH-specific traffic ...
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Router in bridge mode

I'm setting up a new router to be an access point in bridge mode. Here is how my network is layed out: On side of property: - Internet - MikroTik router - Ubiquiti wireless radio Other side: - ...
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bridge networking using pppo

I amusing reliance netconnect from pppo. I have added vbox and vm in it. vm can access outside machines but other cant to vm. can anyone tell me how to bridge in ppp0?
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WRT54g router with DD-WRT firmware

I have a WRT54G router with DD-WRT firmware and have it set up as a wireless bridge. Currently it is connected to my main router and then I have a computer in the garage that connects to the WRT54G. ...
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Network Bridge on Windows XP - frequent disconnections

I have a laptop connected to internet via wireless and have a desktop which cannot connect to the wireless and I wished to share internet between the two. Thus, I posted a question on here and was ...
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How to convert PCIe x1 cables to work with x16 sized cards?

I have some PCIe x1 extension cables. I have some PCIe x16 video cards. I have some PCIe x16 (and one PCIe x1) outlets on my motherboard. What can I do to the PCIe x1 riser cables to make the ...
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second router: access point vs. bridge mode

I have my main router running Tomato. My second router is configured as an access point using a different channel as the main router, but the same SSID/WPA2 info. All the firewall stuff, plus DHCP is ...
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Bridging NDIS into local LAN

I'm out of my depth here. I'm currently accessing the internet on my desktop PC via an NDIS USB connection to my cellphone which is accessing the internet via 3G. I'd like a laptop to also share ...
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Second router on LAN is connected to other router via PPTP, but one network can't talk to the other

My ISP/Model router is set to 192.168.0.1 My DD-WRT is set to 192.168.0.80. A Linksys WRT300 that was flashed with a DD-WRT.BIN specifically for it (not the generic one). It uses the PPTP ...
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If I bridge a WiFi card to an ethernet card, then I connect another computer to the ethernet adapter is the router aware of this?

I have an ISP that only allows me to add seven computers to the wireless network, I have to call them and give them the computer MAC address. I have a computer that isn't authorized, and I have a ...
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Boost strength of router using multiple router's network through WAN

I have D-Link dir-600 router with dd-wrt firmware. I have two more APs belonging to my neighbors. can I use these APs to boost my routers strength over WAN. I can have physical access to neighbors ...
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Setup wireless network brigde interface (wlan0 with eth0) on linux

I'm user of a public wired network. My machine gets ip (always the same) from it. Now I want to connect to this network my phone (which is registered device in network and can get its own ip address). ...
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Disaster After Removing Two HDD From LaCie RAID 0 Case

This is the second time this has happened. I own a LaCie IDE RAID 0 Enclosure and the RAID went bad. The system gave me a warning that the data could be read from the RAID but that nothing could be ...
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VirtualBox bridged adapter not working under certain circumstances

I have VirtualBox 3.2.12 running on an Ubuntu 10.04 host. Usually, at work, I have my eth0 connected to a LAN with a static IP. If I bring my laptop home, I connect to the Internet via WiFi, with my ...
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Can't bridge WIFI and ethernet, because wireless disconnects when I connect ethernet cable

I want to Bridge my Windows 7 laptop's wireless and wired adapters. I just select my ethernet and WIFI adapter, and choose create bridge. However when plugging in ethernet cable, instantly my WIFI ...
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How to set up my network/bridging using Apple Airport equipment?

I'd like to set up my network like this, and I want to make sure it's possible using the hardware I have. I think it should be... I've got my cable modem in one room. I want to plug it into an Apple ...
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Ubuntu Laptop as a wireless hotspot on bridge mode

I have a wired router to which my ubuntu laptop connects via ethernet. The wierless NIC of the laptop acts as a wireless hotspot on master mode. I use hostapd fo this. I have bridged eth0 and wlan0, ...
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System With Two Network Adapters

My system has a NIC (Marvell Yukon) built-into the motherboard, but I also have a D-Link (RealTek) card. I figure that using the D-Link and disabling the Marvell makes the most sense, though I'm ...
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STP recovery on tree root failure and recovery?

What happens in an STP topology if the root node fails then recovers? After the failure I guess that the two segments elect a new root for each one. When the old root returns, does it get back as ...
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VMWare Player: How to set up IP of VM with Network Adapter set to NAT

I set my Network Adapter to the NAT setting, and ran an ifconfig for my machine. All the I got back was eth0 and lo. eth0 has the static IP configured I configured back in the days where I was ...
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How do I configure routing table to add correct gateway?

I'm getting this error when I try to ping 8.8.8.8 from my Virtual Machine: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes of data. From 172.30.8.135: icmp_seq=1 Redirect Host(New nexthop: 172.30.8.254) From ...
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Connecting to VirtualBox guest (ubuntu) from host (osx) via NAT?

I have a VirtualBox guest (running Ubuntu) configured with NAT through my host laptop (running OSX). It was my understanding that with NAT configured, I could access the guest from the host (w/o any ...
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VirtualBox VM as Man-in-the-Middle for Network Bridge

I have a wired Ethernet port and a wireless port. I have a device connected directly to my PC (running Windows 7) by means of the Ethernet port and the device connects to the Internet, which is ...
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How to add a new entry to route table?

I have two computers host1 and host2. From host1 I can ping Vitrual Machines with IP addresses like 192.168.122.0/24 fine (there is a bridge for the Virtual Machines). But I cannot do that from host2. ...
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Recommend Ethernet switch/bridge/router (VPN client, server is linux)

Can anyone recommend a small, highly reliable VPN-client-capable router/switch? Should have 4-8 Ethernet LAN ports, although could be combined with a small switch to reach this. The WAN port will be ...
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I want to use a secondary wireless router to connect to my primary, all wirelessly. Do I need a bridge, access point, or repeater?

I realize there is plenty of documentation on this subject throughout superuser and the internet overall. However, it's almost like there's too much information and I need help sorting through it. ...
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router relay or router bridge

i got a dlink wireless router. i have a client that has two station far from the router, so the connection is slow(10 kbps). for the netwok to be faster there is a need of a local lan switch. ...
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802.11g -> wired ethernet bridging not working

Usually people want to go the other direction, but I want to take our relatively fast and stable house 802.11g signal and bridge it to ethernet. I have tried using an Airport Express (the b/g flavor) ...
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Bridging a wireless network to a wired and a second wireless network

I have a rather unique situation. I just bought a boat and am now living aboard full time. Back in my apartment, I had a WRT54G wireless router that I plugged into my cable modem, such that it ...
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DD-WRT in bridge mode

I already have router which is Ubuntu PC. I need to connect my DD-WRT asus router WAN to Ubuntu routing PC in the way so DD-WRT will just bridge connection between wireless and WAN interfaces. Is it ...
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How to forward port when using 3 routers?

I've been struggling with my home network since I moved in but finally got to some results. Here's current set-up: INTERNET -> THOMSON 585V.7 (modem/Wi-Fi router) -> wireless bridge -> LINKSYS ...
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Using secondary router to create another network

To put things quickly into context, I've just moved into a shared house. The internet here is provided through a wireless router. I have some devices in my room that I would like to be networked, but ...
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Wireless router can't be found from linux

I have a very strange problem with my wireless routers, or linux. I have 2 wireless routers one directly connected to my modem (router 1) and another wireless router (router 2) on the 2nd floor ...
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Is a Windows Network Bridge IP-address aware?

The question is pretty self-explanatory really, does the windows networking bridge maintain a list of IP addresses in order to assist in forwarding packets to the correct port? I only ask this ...
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Can a Netgear Wireless Cable Modem Gateway (CG814GCMR) be used as a wireless bridge?

Can a Netgear Wireless Cable Modem Gateway (CG814GCMR) be used as a wireless bridge?
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Using AirPort Extreme base station as a wireless G to wireless N bridge

Due to an unfortunate placement of various wall outlets in my new apartment, my ADSL 2 modem + router is not able to be placed next to my AirPort Extreme base station (AEBS). I'd prefer not to run Cat ...
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Role of a bus bridge [closed]

Simple question: What is the role of a bus bridge?
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How to set up wireless access on a Cisco router

I've set up my 877W according to the configuration listed in this forum post: IPTV over Cisco 877 (It's the working configuration at the bottom of the post) Note that I have an 877W, so it also has ...
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Connect wired-only devices to a remote wireless access point?

In building A, I have a Netgear wireless access point using WPA2. Works great, no problems. In building B, I have some devices that only have wired Ethernet ports. They can't see my access point. ...
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Networking a server with wireless network

Right, I have a wireless network at home, and a server without a wireless adaptor, I also have upteen amounts of ethernet cables lying around. There is a laptop in the same room as the server, with a ...
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Can I use an Apple AirPort Express as a wireless-to-wired bridge?

I have a wireless network using an Apple AirPort Extreme. That device is set up in my office and hooked up to the cable modem. I have a TV in another room which can accept a wired internet ...
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How do I turn a router into a wireless bridge

I'm trying to get my HD satellite receiver connected to the internet - it has an Ethernet port on the back but my networking equipment is all upstairs. I had the idea of connecting a spare wireless ...
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cannot ssh to computer behind a dd-wrt bridge

In my home network , i have dd-wrt router in another room , which bridges wifi from main home router (linksys) to the computers wired behind dd-wrt router. Now I cannot ssh from my laptop ( ...
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Looking for home networking hardware and software advice [closed]

Note: I originally wrote this up in a blog post. I've recently moved home and I now need to go to the trouble of sorting out my home network yet again. We had Virgin broadband in Hertford but you ...
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How to share Internet connection on Mac OS X to Virtualbox vm's using Host-only

In one line: is the following possible: AirPort <- Mac OS X bridge -> vbox-Host-only -> VM's On a Mac OS X, I have VirtualBox with a virtual machine. For now I have configured 2 interfaces for my ...
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What device can create wireless network while connecting to an ethernet router

I have access to an ethernet port of a wireless router. I simply connect my laptop to it via an ethernet cable. There are a total of four such ports on the wireless router. Now I want to connect a ...
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Bridging my laptop's wireless and wired adaptors

I would like to be able to connect a desktop computer that does not have a wireless adapter to my wireless network. I could just run a network cable from my ADSL/wireless router to the desktop ...
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How can I use Linksys WPSM54G print server as a bridge for another machine AND also share the printer

I have a Linksys WPMS54G currently sharing a printer via the USB port with the rest of my network via the wireless. Is there any way to set it up so that the ethernet port is bridged over the ...