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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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 ...
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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? [closed]

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 ...