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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Troubleshooting slow boot due to network devices

I'm trying to troubleshoot boot times for a relatively modern machine with a SSD. The machine runs Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS and it has two ethernet ports. Network Manager is not installed. When only ...
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Vigor2700, tenda n30 wds

Ii would like to extends my WiFi signal from Vigor2700 using Tenda N30, but it's not working. I have never did something like this before, but i think that problem is not in tenda as it looks like ...
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Software wifi bridge cant authenticate to access point for reason 3

I have a Edimax EW-7811Un USB-dongle and try to build up a software bridge between wired (eth0) and wireless (wlan1) interface. The wlan interface should work in client mode so no hostapd is needed. I ...
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Bridged qemu machine cannot receive packets, these are dropped

I've created virtual machine (ppc) with bridged interface (using bridge helper) on archlinux. Machine can send packet out, but cannot receive anything. I can see packets (dhcp discover,request and/or ...
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Use ubuntu 14.04.3 box as a wireless access point, no dhcp server and eth0 to wlan0 bridging

I noticed that I had a 300Mbps N wireless adapter laying arround so I decided to use it in my ubuntu server to expand the range of my local nework, that server is being used as a samba and ftp server, ...
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Access to a bridge modem through router / VPN setup

I have a Synology RT which is connected in PPPOE to my bridge modem. I allow VPN port in the firewall and port forwarding (UDP Public and private : 1701, 500, 4500 / Private IP address 192.168.1.1) ...
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DD-WRT breaks as a network bridge

I have an optimum (D-Link) router, and a WNDR3400 (DD-WRT). I have a Kubuntu 15.10 server. This has an LXC container running trusty and kvm running. It has a realtek card that doesn't permit being ...
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IP Address Glitch on Lan to lan bridge?

I have Verizon FIOS with coax connection as primary router 192.168.1.1 (1st floor) Bridge 2nd router is TP-link wireless n router with cat5 connection point. 102.168.0.1 (2nd floor) Main use is 2nd ...
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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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Am I bridging this correctly?

So first of all I'm going to give the configuration I currently have, which is somewhat working The only difference between this image and my actual setup is that I have a router instead of a switch, ...
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Connect a Wireless router to the network?

I have an existing network attached to a (MASTER) router (of course). Now I got a Fritz!Box and I like to attach it to my current network. I give it the same IP as a free IP Address in the current ...
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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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Network Bridge two interface with different subnet

I have two network lan card . each network interface connected with different subnet , each network interface has own wan connection . for example Network interface 1 configuration ip : ...
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KVM linux bridge

I'm quite new in networking. I have an server with an ip addr a on eth0. Now I have via KVM an VM running on the server. I've got an other ip addr b which I want to use for the vm so that it will be ...
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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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Connecting two routers wirelessly to extend wifi signal

I'm trying to extent my wifi signal with additional router wirelessly. My 'primary' router is Linksys WRT54gl and the second one is Linksys E900. Both routers have the same SSID. main router ...
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Bridging from specific ethernet port

I have a STB (set-top-box) for my cable TV, this STB only works if I plug it in the 4th slot in my router. It won't work if I plug it in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd slot. This router came from ISP. My question ...
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Hostapd - bridge lan + wireless

I'm trying to setup a LAN network on enp1s0 (other computers should be able to connect via this interface to the network) and wlp0s20u1 (wireless access point). There is also a othet interface that is ...
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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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Is it possible to bond two wireless networks to increase the data transfer rate?

Is it possible to use two WiFi connections using the in-built wireless adapter and a WiFi dongle, connected to two different networks to be bridged and used in order get a higher download speed? Any ...
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Purpose of WAN bridge interface

Can I safely remove the second interface:
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Duplicate packets with a bridged virtualbox

I have a virtualbox with 64-bit Ubuntu bridged with one of my interfaces on PC. The virtualbox VM has a router software Quagga and I'd like to have it as my OSPF router. However, the virtualbox VM ...
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Captive Wi-Fi to Regular Wi-Fi bridge solution

I'm looking for a software / hardware solution to my issue - I have free access to Wi-Fi in my building but it requires browser login (i.e. captive network). I want to use a streamer on this network ...
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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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Access linux device through bridged interface

I'm currently trying to set up a device with a bridge in my network. The device used for the Bridge has two eth interfaces and a wlan interface. I managed to create the bridge from eth1 to wlan0. The ...
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How to access an AP on a separate VLAN?

I have several Linksys routers and I use one as DHCP server running Tomato and the rest as access points running stock firmware and DDWRT spread around my home office. To control bandwidth on certain ...
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A bridge builds up its routing table by inspecting incoming packets?

Which of the following is NOT true with respect to a transparent bridge and a router? Both bridge and router selectively forward data packets A bridge uses IP addresses while a router uses MAC ...
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Detecting ADSL modem hijacking

How would I know if my ADSL modem/router (HG532c Echolife) has been hacked? I have heard that it might be more secure to set the modem to bridge-only mode and use a separate router, but that still ...
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Semi Network Isolation

Warning: I sincerely apologize for any kind of ignorance displayed on my part. I am not a network engineer and I do not know anything more than how to mod routers into network switches and plug in ...
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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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Port forwarding on a bridged network

I would like to setup a network connection on my PS4, which goes throught my PC, so no direct connection to the Internet. If I create a network bridge between the devices, will I be able to use ...
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Bridge Problems

I have a router that the ISP gave me, its an Arris TG862 that has internet connection and I have my old router, Linksys E2500, that I use in bridge mode, then all of the sudden my 2 routers stop ...
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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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How can I link two network interfaces under linux?

Okay, here goes. I am running linux kernel 3.0.35 on an armv7 processor, and I don't have a C compiler or GNU make. Therefore, apart from other GNU tools and standalone ARM binaries, I have few ...
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Can Humax HG100R-L2 router's ethernet port be used for a bridge?

I am trying to set up a bridge network from router 1 to router 2 to expand my home wifi. Both routers are the Humax HG100R-L2 router which has two Gigabit Ethernet(RJ45) ports. A photo of the ports ...
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Can Humax HG100R-L2 router's ethernet port be used for a bridge? [duplicate]

I am trying to set up a bridge network from router 1 to router 2 to expand my home wifi. Both routers are the Humax HG100R-L2 router which has two Gigabit Ethernet(RJ45) ports. A photo of the ports ...
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On an ADSL modem set in bridge mode is the bandwidth limit tied to the physical device—the modem—itself?

So I have this ADSL modem/router issued by the ISP and I reconfigured it to bridge mode. ISP method for acquiring internet access is plain DHCP. The device has 1 telephone jack connected to the ...
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Bridged pc pc network in sleepmode

I have bridged the lan and wifi conections on my desktop, and i'm trying to figure out how to keep this bridge active while the desktop is in sleep mode. Any ideas? In case it's relevant, im using a ...
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What is the best way to connect my HTPC to my NAS?

This may be a question for Server Fault but I'll post it here first. I have a NAS that runs WebDAV, Sonarr, CouchPotato, Plex, and HAProxy (so that I can access all of those services through one ...
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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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Static IP address outside of DHCP subnet?

I just set up a wireless repeater bridge. My primary router's IP address is 192.168.1.1. I had a friend guide me over the phone on setting this up. He told me to set my bridge's IP address to ...
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LXC Bridge IP Not Configurable

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. On it (from the ubuntu-lxc/stable PPA) I have installed LXC. In my /etc/network/interfaces I have setup: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto em1 iface ...
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Host and guest suddenly cannot communicate in bridged mode after working fine before

Up until a few hours ago, my VirtualBox setup worked perfectly, Windows 10 Host, Ubuntu 15.04 Server and Linux Mint 17.2 guests. Both guests set to bridged networking mode and every device on my home ...
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Is it possible to use a Netgear EX6200 W-Fi extender for Ethernet connections?

I have a main router and then in the other section of the house a router used as an extender (Let’s name this network “[Wifinetwork]”). I want to receive the Wi-Fi signal from the extender with my ...
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Bridged Network in VirtualBox cannot ping host OS to guest OS while everything else works well

VirtualBox 5.0.4 on Windows 10 Enterprise (host) in LAN. Launching VM from live image of WANem - a network simulator over Knoppix Linux. Changed Network Adapter to “Bridged Adapter” of my single ...
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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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Accidentally bridged my modem/router. How can I undo this?

Earlier I was checking my router settings on my Arris TG1672 and I had changed my LAN settings on my modem to bridge thinking it would help with my xBox since I had swithched it to it. Well long story ...
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How-to set up a network bridge on a laptop for LXC use?

I am on a laptop using libvirt to run some containers. By default it uses the default network provided by libvirt and the containers have a 192.168.122.0/24 network. What I am trying to accomplish ...
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DD-WRTs Repeater Bridge Mode and additional virtual interfaces with own DHCP range

I'm using a WRT160NL as Repeater Bridge. It extends my wireless signal and all clients are on the same subnet getting DHCP leases from the primary router which also connects to the internet. Reference ...
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Configure second wifi router on same LAN as primary?

I bought a second home wifi router to extend my wireless coverage. It has a wired connection to the primary router and is configured with a different SSID. I'd also like the second router to perform ...