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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Direct connect device to ethernet port on pc, and give it internet access through my wireless

Ok, bear with me this is going to be a long explanation. I have my PC(Ethernet) and a PS2(Ethernet) connected a router(B). My PC is also connected to my homes wireless(A) connection for the internet. ...
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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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Securing bridged lxc container with iptables

For some reasons I need lxc containers which have the same IPs like the host itself and other computers in the internal network. Now, I setup so far the containers with a bridge which routes to veth ...
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If repeaters/hubs are connected into a loop, rather than bridges, what happens when somebody transmits?

On a network, repeaters(hubs) are connected into a loop, instead of using bridges. What happens when a transmission is made?
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Linux bridge bypassing gateway for different network

I'm using LXC containers for this test all on the same host. I have a bridge - br0 - and connected 2 LXC containers to it using veth NIC and assigned IPs 192.168.1.200, 192.168.2.200. The host's ...
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How to bridge an IP on OS X

I am running Virtualbox on OSX with one Ubuntu machine as guest. VB is configured with 2 interfaces. One with DHCP to provide internet access to ubuntu and one as virtual interface to maintain the ...
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How to configure a TP-Link N600 to act as a repeater

I have a router TP-LINK N600 (TD-W8980) and an Alcatel Y800 (Mobile WiFi device with a 4G SIM inside) The Y800 is connected to the internet (and any device can connect wirelessly to it and get ...
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Ubee EVW3226 UPC

First question, did someone know the root password for the ubee EVW3226? I have admin/Admin but the settings are extremely limited. Also, can some how I use my Asus rt-ac68u and the modem as a ...
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How to force Vagrant to have a single, bridged, network interface

Using vagrant 1.7.2 on OSX (MacBook Pro), Ubuntu 14.04 guests, VirtualBox 4.3.26. Mac is connected to the world via standard WiFi interface. I want the Vagrant boxes to use the bridged network on the ...
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Bridging internet from wlan via ethernet (+ switch) on Debian Linux

I have a Debian PC with 2 interfaces: wlan0: a TP-link wn722n, connected to internet eth0: connected with a cable to a 4 port switch On the switch I would like to connect a couple more PC that ...
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VMWare Player - How to bridge network connection between host and guest OS

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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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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Limit a Network Adapter's Traffic to a Subnet in Ubuntu

I've set up a virtual (software emulated) network between a handful of VPSs that I run. Also on the virtual network is a linux server in my home, and on that server I've created a bridge between the ...
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Create a bridge between a tunnel and ethernet device

I have a Raspberry pi with Debian wheezy. There are three connections exists: eth0: native usb ethernet, connected to the router. eth1: plug-in usb ethernet adapter tun0: tunnel created by ...
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Motorola SBG6580 cable modem into Bridge mode on Bright House Networks does not work

I tried placing a Motorola SBG6580 into bridge mode but when I connected via Ethernet to it, I was not able to access the internet or get an IP, I had to statically assign myself a 192.168.100.x IP to ...
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Wireless bridge DNS issues

I just moved into a new place, and now use Comcast's Cisco 105+ as a cable modem/wifi gateway. I've set up my Buffalo WZR-300HP (DD_WRT v24 SP2) as a wireless bridge, using the "Client Bridge ...
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DHCP server on bridged Ethernet/Wifi not working; Windows 7

I live in an apartment complex that provides Wifi. I have my Windows 7 laptop connected to this Wifi, and that works fine. I have setup a network bridge between Wifi and the Ethernet port. I have also ...
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How to bridge the unbridgable on Windows 7?

I have a small Windows box I once used as a means of making a 4G LTE network (USB modem) available on a wider network, basically bridging its connection to a standard "Local Connection" on 100Base-T. ...
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Wireless AP wired to a non-wireless router which is connected to the modem

So I just realized this works - is this normal? I have a wired router which is connected to a modem. I have another wireless router which has 5 LAN ports. I connect port 1 to port 1 between the wired ...
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Can I use a router to distribute an internet connection from a laptop?

I want to take the signal from one router, using a laptop. From this laptop, send it to another router, and distribute the aforementioned signal throughout another wireless network. I even have a ...
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cant bridge vmware to Microsoft virtual WIFI adapter

HOST:win7x64 GUEST:debian 7(kali) There is microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapater on the host i use it like AP which my tablet is connecting. I'm want bridge this virtual adapter to guest ...
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Virtualbox - how to custom NAT and port forward?

How can I use Virtualbox custom NAT and also port forward? For demos, I am running my VMs behind NAT on my laptop. If I run it in the vanilla NAT mode, then each VM I spin up automatically gets ...
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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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Guest DHCP server

I have a host (CentOS 7 with kvm/libvirt). There are 2 network interfaces on this host. eth0 and eth1. eth1 has no IP address but instead has subinterfaces for each VLAN it is connected to. An example ...
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can't access usb modem after bridging modem

I have an air stream 1200 USB modem. I accidentally selected bridge mode and now I am not able to access the USB modem web interface. It gives me public IP directly. This modem came with only a USB ...
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Virtual Box Bridged network failed to get IP (DHCP) No DHCPOFFERS received

I am newbie in networking and virtual box configuration, I have spent several days dealing with this problem. My goal is to get Bridged network working. When I try to UP interface in my Virtual Box ...
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Using a DD-WRT router as a wireless ethernet hub

As the title says, I have a DD-WRT router that I would like to use as a wireless ethernet hub. I have a machine in an RV park that is ethernet only, and I need to connect it to the internet. The park ...
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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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How to use 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz at the same time

I have the following setup: 1x TP-Link Archer C7 (with to Accesspoints "AC24" on 2.4 GHz and "AC5" on 5 GHz) 1x Notebook with 2 Wifi-Adapters (TP-Link Stick connected to "AC5" and Intel N 7260 ...
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adding Bridge …losing internet

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 , when i added bridge as next: -brctl addbr bro -brctl addif br0 eth0 -brctl addif br0 tap0 -ifconfig br0 up -dhclient -v br0 I lost the internet connection, any clues ?
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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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Network bridge - how to use them

Does/Can network bridges bridge 2 different network segments (with 2 different network/subnet mask) ? Or all the segments must be long to the same subnet in order to communicate ? What are the ...
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Is possible to assign DHCP global address to a bridging device?

I have a bridging device(Eg:linux Machine as bridge) that will link two networks. for example my device wlan0 have connection established to one access point and eth0 connected to bridging client.. ...
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I bridged my wireless and LAN connections on my laptop and connected it with my desktop. Why is my desktop not recieving an internet connection?

I am trying to connect my desktop to my laptop with an Ethernet cable to use the laptop's internet connection. I have followed the instructions of one article to bridge the LAN connection and wireless ...
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Can't ping computers via a bridged connection

I've got the following setup: PC running Windows 8.1 with a Wifi card connected to the local network and an ethernet cable running to a laptop. Wifi and Ethernet connections are bridged. Laptop ...
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How to extend or to divide a network? [closed]

I try to understand the difference between the Switch, Hub , Bridge , etc ... But I did not really happen. In the event that I wish to extend my network or divide, what material should I use exactly ...
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Openwrt bridging issue between wireless and ethernet port

I've this scenario: an AP connected to the STA wirelessly, the AP is a DHCP server I have following configurations in /etc/config/network of the AP: config interface lan option ifname 'eth1 ...
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What is the difference between an ADSL operating in modem mode versus bridge mode?

What is the difference between an ADSL operating in modem mode versus bridge mode? The scenario is that we have a router supporting ADSL, and a second router with more advanced options. Two routers ...
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Bad assignment of IPs with custom bridge in Docker 1.6

I’m using Ubuntu 14.04 with custom bridge for docker. In Docker 1.5 assignment of IP addresses work correctly. This means gateway has IP 192.168.100.1, docker bridge has IP 192.168.100.2. When I ...
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Bridged network goes to unidentified network

Okay, so I've bought a new router(TP-Link AC1750), so I had a spare router(Linksys wrt160Nv3). Now because I am on the second floor, I thoughd I'd use the spare router as a network bridge to get ...
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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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Can't ping a host in the same network

So i'm setting a network of three PC's (PC1 - PC2 - PC3). PC2 eth0 is connected to PC1 eth0. And PC2 eth1 connected to PC3 eth0. I can ping PC2 with PC1 but i can't do the same for PC3. Also, are they ...
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How do I connect a SoftEther bridge to a server without getting an authentication error?

I've been playing around with SoftEther, and I'm trying to use the VPNCMD utility to create a site to site VPN. However, when I try to get the Cascade connection up between the bridge and the server, ...
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Connect two computers on different networks using a computer that is on both networks

I have three computers on my network: computer_1, computer_2, and computer_3. Computer_3 can access computer_2 Computer_2 can access computer_1 I need to access Computer_1 from Computer_3 but ...
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bridge does not forwarding packets centos

I am using CentOS 6.5 64 and use xen to create a virtual machine (CentOS) ifconfig [root@CentOS ~]# ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:54:B3:FA inet6 addr: ...
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(TalkTalk) Huawei HG635 as Modem for Other Router

I understand that some routers allow an internet connection provided through an RJ45 ethernet connection. I have a nice ASUS DSL-N55U that I wish to use as my router in place of my new ISP provided ...
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Guest as Virtual machine connection to Host

I have guest run on my machine on qemu with configuration: /usr/local/kvm/bin/qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -cpu host -smp 8 -hda ${TEST_VIRT_ENV_IMAGE} -m 4096 -netdev user,id=user.0 -device ...
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OnionPi with meek-amazon transport plugin

I've successfully installed all the requirements to run my RPI2 (headless) as a Tor router. However, I'm living in China and they activity block Tor traffic. So here is the thing, I installed the Tor ...
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Network bridge in Windows 7 immediately drops internet access on host computer

I'm trying to bridge my laptop's wireless internet connection to my PS4 (the PS4 has spotty wireless while my laptop does not), but every time I bridge the wireless adapter's connection with the wired ...
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Bridged Networking doesn't work. Host Windows 7, Guest Ubuntu 14.04. Tried everything

it's quite popular problem and I've seen many solutions, but none of them worked for me. I've created virtual machine with Ubuntu 14.04 and haven't changed anything in Ubuntu configuration. With NAT I ...