Questions tagged [bridge]

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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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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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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How to Bridge Two Ethernet Ports on Mac OS X

How can I bridge two wired ethernet interfaces on Mac OS X (e.g. the current MacPro comes with two ethernet ports)? Googling turned up (e.g. this Apple forum post and this openvpn post) that this is ...
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Can I make two wireless routers communicate using the wireless?

I want to make a setup like this: cable modem <-cable-> wireless router 1 <-wireless-> wireless router 2 in another room <-cables-> PCs in another room Basically, I want to extend my ...
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Connect a wireless LAN to a WAN wirelessly

The Goal: Connect an existing wireless LAN to an existing wireless WAN without an ethernet drop. In the past when I had this portable wireless subnet setup, I had an ethernet drop I could plug into ...
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Virtualbox and bridged networking

I don't fully understand the term bridged networking in conjunction with Virtualbox. As far as I understand that by configuring bridged networking I can put the VMs in the hosts network, while NAT ...
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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 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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How do I get a bridge network to work for VirtualBox with Linux guest on a Mac OS X host

Does anybody have the step by step configuration process that would allow VirtualBox running a Linux/Ubuntu guest on a Mac OS X host use the bridge type network using Ethernet and wireless? I have ...
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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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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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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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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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Bridge from Wifi to Ethernet not working (Windows 10)

I attempt to share a WiFi-Internet connection with an Ethernet port. The Wifi is secured with an enterprise 802.1X authentication (so there is no preshared password like in home Wifi's). Whenever I ...
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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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Tomato router: Bridge to Ethernet LAN, Devices access via Wireless

The tomato v1.28 instructions on learntomato.com most commonly describe the situation in which you have a wired device (such XBox) that you want to get onto your Wifi network, so you set up your Wifi ...
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Setting up bridged OpenVPN server with single public IP NIC

I've been trying to set up a bridged OpenVPN server without much success. I've got VPS running Ubuntu with one NIC, which has assigned static public IP to it. I want to be able to have a couple of ...
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Using a Wi-Fi router as bridge to increase the signal?

A friend of mine lives in an appartment building whose structure is such that the Wi-Fi signal is very weak. Even a USB key won't work. I was thinking of buying an entry-level Wi-Fi router and ...
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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 segments ...
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VirtualBox network configuration

I have a CentOS 6.1 virtual machine, virtualized with VirtualBox on Windows XP. This machine hosts my local development MySQL server. I'd like to find the correct network configuration, so that: my ...
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Does a switch know the mac address of other port of a bridge?

Let's say we have switches A and B, they are connected by bridge C. Does A knows about the mac of nics connected to B? Is it true that every time when nic on A want to send a frame to nic on B, the ...
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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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Linux bridge network influenced by route table

I was doing an experiment about linux bridge and my network topology is like: As you can see, there are two hosts located in a LAN, Host1(10.74.68.58) and Host2(10.74.68.47). On Host1, I created a ...
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Why I can still access modem GUI when it is bridged?

I am talking about ISP Modem that means it is a modem/router/switch combo. When I am not bridging I understand the diagram as such, The router receive the ISP IP address and route to internal network ...
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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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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 to turn my laptop into a hotspot?

I have a laptop which is connected to the internet with ADSL modem, and I would like to share the internet for any laptop connecting to wireless router from my laptop using hotspot. This is what I ...
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How do I disable auto-negotiation on DD-WRT?

I have a WRT54GL router with DD-WRT firmware installed, and have the exact same situation as exposed in this thread. The problem is, I don't know how to disable the auto-negotiation on the router ...
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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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VirtualBox webserver not accessbile on host browser

I setup and installed a CentOS6 webserver on a virtualbox. Already setup port-forwarding of port 4444 to 80 so that I can access it and even disabled Win7 firewall. I think that probably the problem ...
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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 the Internet with "always on" (automatic) connection. I have to put it in bridge mode and make a connection in Windows to connect to the Internet. Also, ...
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How to bridge 2 routers with another router?

I have 2 computers that I want to make them talk to each other even without internet connection and they are connected on 2 different routers. The internet comes from Router A. From Router A there are ...
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How can I connect two laptops with a USB network link (bridge)?

What is a USB network link (bridge)? I bought one, but when connecting two laptops they still cannot see each other. How can I do this?
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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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Access web app on Linux server from laptop via network bridge, no router

I have a web app on an Ubuntu 18.04 Linux web server, and I simply want to access it from a web browser on my laptop, which is connected to the server directly via ethernet cable. I can do this if ...
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Bridge wireless network to LAN

I have a Linux box which is connected to internet and serves as an access point/router. Lately wireless connection has been quite unstable, so I attached an USB dongle to my PC (which is connected ...
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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 ...
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Windows network bridge not working for guests

I recently bought a second Ethernet interface for my Windows 10 machine (TP-Link TG-3269 in particular, the first interface is the one built into my BIOSTAR TZ77B motherboard) in hopes of making a ...
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how do i select bridged network adapter in virtualbox?

A CentOS 7 VM is running in virtualbox inside a Windows 8.1 host. I am trying to set up Bridged Networking, but am getting the following error highlighted in green in the print screen: However, ...