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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pfsense with 4 WAN IP and outgoing NAT

I have a pfsense with a single wan ip, i want to assign multiple wan ip's. The pfsense machine is located on a vm machine with the other servers i wish to NAT forward. I want to give each server a wan ...
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Linux Bridge (vmbr) has no connection to physical NIC

I built myself a new home server and wanted to use Proxmox VE. Its Debian based and I have 3 KVM-machines running. Machine 1: "Sophos UTM" has WAN on vmbr0 and DMZ on vmbr1 (192.168.200.254) Machine 2:...
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One computer (Win7) with two network adaptors, how to configure it to work as a network bridge/sniffer

I have a laptop (Win7) with two Ethernet ports (actually one original, one USB-Ethernet adapter). Both of them can work individually well. Now I want to configure these two network adapters in this ...
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XenServer no internet for VMs w/ DHCP

I recently built home server with the intention of learning more about Linux/Virtualization. I installed XenServer and chose DHCP during the installation, where the XenServer Host (Dom0) has full ...
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How can I logically separate interfaces on a host?

Problem Introduction I have a network topology which looks like the below diagram. All hosts are running different Linux distributions, and all my configuration should (hopefully) be done on Host A, ...
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How to bridge network connection between host and guest OS in VMWare Player

My host OS is windows 8 and my guest OS is lubuntu. Basically, I am trying to run a Django server form my guest OS on 0.0.0.0:8000 so that I can access it from my host OS. I posted how I can access ...
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Remove docker0 bridge

I'm using docker via # service docker start This creates a docker0 bridge. However using # service docker stop doesn't remove this bridge. How do I get rid of it? I'm not sure if I missed ...
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How to bridge enp0s3 with a peer of veth?

My Lap: Ubuntu 15.10. And I have a wired NIC enp0s3. I want to create a veth pair veth0 and veth1 and bridge them with enp0s3, and set veth1 to a new netns ns1, so that processes in ns1 can access the ...
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How to connect Arch Linux Guest to Virtual Box Bridged Network (Wireless NIC)

I've tried to install Arch Linux as a VirtualBox VM a couple of days ago. Everything worked like a charm - if there hadn't been that issue that I can't connect to anything when I set the VM to use a ...
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VirtualBox: ifconfig does not show my ip address

I recently installed centos7 onto virtualbox. I enabled bridged networking on adapter 1 (enp0s3) on the virtualbox manager, to bridge my wireless adapter on the host. When I type ifconfig on the ...
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How do I access my modem's GUI when it's in bridged mode?

I wanted to try setting up my ActionTec P5001a DSL modem/router in bridged mode with a Linksys E2500 router for improved NAT performance. Switching the modem to bridged mode and the router to PPPoE ...
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Network Bridging on Windows 7

I've been messing with my Windows 7 Network Connections settings (i.e. Add to Bridge, Remove from Bridge), that i no longer know what is the default supposed to be. See screenshot. Is the "Local ...
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Windows 7 miniport network bridge clones MAC address, what is it, how to fix?

I have here an experimental Windows7 system which interconnects two ethernet segments with network bridging. It works like charm, but... it substitutes the MAC addresses of the forwarded packets with ...
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How to use my Belkin Router as a Range Extender

I have a Binatone Modem+Router 2-in-1 which provides my main internet connection. It has an IP Address of 192.168.1.1 and I wish to extend its network coverage to a larger area, by using my old Belkin ...
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virtualbox bridge networking require router

I've set up Win7 host and multiple XP guests using bridged networking for a specific reason and found an interesting behavior: while all bridged guests don't require host's ethernet wire to be ...
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Wireless bridge between ZTE ZXHN H298N and WAG320N

I have a ZTE router ZXHN H298N which is connected to my ISP and deals out IPs via DHCP. I have another router Cisco/Linksys Dual-Band Wireless-N ADSL2+ Modem Router with Gigabit WAG320N which has ...
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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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How do I troubleshoot a non-working docker network bridge (docker0)?

For me, docker run -it --rm --net=host debian ping -c3 heise.de results in successful ping output, while docker run -it --rm debian ping -c3 heise.de simply hangs (no network). I use Docker 1....
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Virtualbox bridged network is unreachable

I'm trying use a network bridge adapter for my VM (fresh Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS install) within the latest version of Virtualbox (v5.0.20). Running ifconfig -a gives the following output: As you ...
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Will there be any issue if I create a bridge in Linux with MAC address of its slave?

In Windows if we create an external virtual switch in Hyper-V Manager, it will have the MAC address of the NIC that it is connected to. So I want to do similar things in Linux, with systemd-networkd. ...
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How should I properly connect two MIMO antennas in WiFi bridge?

Given: I am setting up a WiFi bridge using two identical Dual polarized directional MIMO panel antennas (http://www.l-com.com/wireless-antenna-24-ghz-16-dbi-dual-polarized-mimo-panel-antenna-n-...
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ESP8266 wifi module like bridge between two devices, mesh network

I want to create a mesh network infrastructure where I will have 3 devices which will be able communicate between them. There is the only router called RT The devices are following: ESP8266 called ...
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Cannot connect to network from inside Virtualbox (Windows Host, Gentoo Guest)

I recently got my computer upgraded from windows 8 to 10, and since then, I've been having trouble getting the internet to work. I was hoping that someone could give me some advice on how to debug ...
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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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Cant see UPNP or any devices on an rPI access point I made. Trivial / Simple fix? Iptable issue?

I setup a basic wireless access point to access my ethernet network from my wifi devices not near it. I can access devices by ip just fine, but devices connected to the wifi network can't see upnp ...
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Use Wii U as a network bridge?

I've recently moved my entertainment system far away from where my modem/router and wired Ethernet. The only device I have in the system with a wifi antenna is my Wii U. I also have a USB-to-Ethernet ...
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Creating bridge in Linux, share network like VirtualBox

I have a local are network 192.168.1.1/24. I use libvirt and I want my virtual machines to use this network also, at least a sub-network of it, such as 192.168.1.128/25. However, all the libvirt ...
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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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Archer C5 router as switch only

I have main router (192.168.0.1) and severals PCs connected to it, then I have another router (192.168.0.102 - this is the IP assigned to the router by the main router). I want to use the secondary ...
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Can't access router webpage wirelessly or wired

I am having some difficulties reaching the router webpage to edit the settings of the router. At this time the router I am trying to access is just acting as another hotspot (Bridge?) off my main ...
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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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Use multiple NeoRouter VPNs

I'm using NeoRouter Free (http://www.neorouter.com) to manage the VPNs for my websites. Currently, I'm putting every website server on the VPN I host at home 24h/24, but I'd like to install NeoRouter ...
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How do I check if my router/modem combo is on bridge mode?

So I want to use my own router to handle my LAN, so to avoid double NAT I call my ISP to request "Bridge Mode" (since the PPPoE dial should be done with their modem/router combo) and they call me ...
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Forward internet connection over RS-232 Port

I have a Campbell Scientific CR1000 board and have a wireless modem that I plug into the board's RS-232 Port. In order to save data, I would like to forward/bridge my internet connection from my ...
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Connect two wireless routers with Lan cable over a distance of 100 meters

I have a Fiber optic coaxial connection in my home connected to a wireless router provided by my ISP. My office is not far away from my house but I don't receive a wireless signal from the router so ...
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Why do my network adapters do not show IP addresses when bridged?

I've set up an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine with two network adapters. eth0 (bridged adapter) - 192.168.0.105 eth1 (NAT) - 10.0.3.15 I have performed ping commands to ensure everything is fine: ...
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Sharing wlan0 internet to eth0

I would like to share my wireless Internet connection through a Raspberry Pi as follows: Raspberry Pi Internet --- (wlan0 --- eth0) --- Computer I have managed to setup the wireless ...
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How to acess TM-G5240 in bridge mode using TL-WDR4300 as router

I'm using a TL-WDR4300 as router and a TM-G5240 in bridge mode, just to have another WiFi spot and extra LAN ports at another room. It is working grate, but I want to change the Bridge (TM-G5240) ...
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Sharing guest VPN connection with host computer using Hyper-V

My company's VPN client doesn't work with Windows 10 latest Insider Builds (HOST), so I thought of using a virtual machine (Windows 10 RTM GUEST) with the VPN client installed. Is it possible to make ...
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Create a bridged network in OSX between Wireless and Thunderbold ethernet

At work we get Macintosh computers which are running the newest version of OSX. We have thunderbolt displays which give Ethernet and when we are on the go we connect to wireless. I, not being a fan ...
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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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Not able to reach a computer on a bridged network with my LAN

I had a linux old laptop with wifi and an old router, I decided to extend my wlan "X" to the second floor. I set the laptop in a sweet spot, connected to wlan "X" and used the linux ubuntu "Share ...
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What are the drawbacks to use bridges to segment a network?

I am building a network which consists of a gateway (192.168.0.254) to a WAN which provides via DHCP the gateway address for my network. This is the part imposed on me. a central machine running ...
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Archer C7 AC1750 Bridge Mode

I have an Archer C7 AC1750 wireless router which is great but I can't enable bridge mode through my modem, so I need the Archer's DHCP service to be disabled and pass the DHCP from my modem through a ...
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Sharing private internet with a friend using dorm internet

I live in a dorm and they provide us internet but that is slow so I am using private internet. My question is, I want to share my private internet with a friend but he can't receive my wifi signals. ...
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Configure OpenVpn on remote server

This is the scenario... I have a dedicated virtual server running on Centos7. the sever is connected to the internet with a valid ip address (xx.xx.xx.xx) through bridged interface venet0:0 ip addr ...
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Raspberry Pi create WiFi Access Point (share internet from WiFi connection and route traffic trough a proxy)

My goal is to have a separate raspi wifi access point where the internet connection is used from an existing wifi connection and the traffic should be forced trough a proxy. So when a client connects ...
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Share connection via VPN connection from NDIS to ethernet

I have a android phone tethering wifi to my laptop via a NDIS driver. Ontop of which I am using a VPN connection, specifically OpenVPN Tap adapter. Since my laptop does not allow 5Ghz band, I use my ...
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A br0 bridge interface appeared and mess up my network config

Problem This afternoon, I launched my openSUSE Leap 42.1 like everyday and then I quickly note that my networking was'nt working correctly. A quick ifconfig show me that a new br0 interface show up. ...
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control internet traffic in a lab using centralized software firewall

I am trying install a software firewall in our lab. How I am planning to do this is by, installing a firewall application on a computer. There are two network adapters attached to this pc, one is ...