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How to setup an Ethernet bridge under macOS Sonoma 14.2.1?

When configuring an Ethernet Bridge under macOS Sonoma, it seems that the bridge will not be set up entirely. From another post I learned that new devices should be configured via the GUI what I did. ...
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Two ISP's, Two Buildings, One Network?

I currently have a setup with three buildings that are in 2 separate networks. As a result, there are no shared resources. I wish to change that by connecting two of the buildings via a Wireless ...
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KVM host and guest cannot communicate, other traffic works fine

I have a KVM host and a guest on it. The KVM host hosts a mail service (postfix). The VM is a spam filter (called "spamfilter" for ease). The basic problem and question is that spamfilter (...
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Provide internet access (e.g. www.google.com) on old device with static IP and only ethernet (by connecting to Linux laptop's ethernet port)

My situation is as stated in the picture below. I have a static IP device that has an Ethernet connection to my Linux laptop (which has wireless connection to my router with internet). I have tried ...
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Windows 10: Network Bridge - How to specify statis IP for Ethernet adapter

I have a face recognition machine(FRM) for recording employees attendance and we usually connect to the network to get the data from the machine. The software is installed on the server. Now, I ...
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Connect/bridge two networks?

👋🏼 Summary I have two networks, that I wan't to connect to each other, so I can connect from one machine on one network to another machine on another network. How things are At my office, I have a ...
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How to make shared folders of different computers in a LAN available across two different networks, when only one PC has access to two networks?

I have a private network, in which only one of the computers connects to a public network (my workplace). The structure is, more or less: A <--- public(work) network ----> B <-----private ...
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Network link becomes dead when using bridge interface in Debian

I have a hypervisor (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) running Debian buster which I recently upgraded from Debian stretch. I use network bridging to share my internet connection (it has two Ethernet ...
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Can we create a WiFi access point wirelessly?

I've googled and found out that to create a WiFi access point, I need to use a LAN cable to connect between the main router with Internet with the second router which acts as access point. But can I ...
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Why do I need Bridge mode on my main router to connect a second one?

I want to buy a better router than the one my ISP provides me. I can’t just ditch my ISP router because it is modem and router at the same time. What I’ve been told is that I would need to set my ISP ...
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Bridging a router

I work from home and my company is insisting that I bridge my comcast dual band router to improve performance. Comcast tells me I will lose my wifi if I do this. I understand that the bridged network ...
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Missing route between host and bridged VM

i have the following setup: physical Host Machine Lubuntu 19.04 virtual Machine Ubuntu 18.04 i managed to create bridged networking between the hosts network and the vm network, so their both in the ...
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Can't get DHCP offers in a bridge network in virtualbox(win10host/ubuntuguest)?

I have tried almost every solution that claims to solve this problem. Firstly in VirtualBox settings, I changed the network adapter setting to Bridge Network and choose the network interface I am ...
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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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How to share files on all computers back and forth with my isp and second router connected?

I have 7 computers, but I can only share files with computers in router-1 (ISP router), but in the second router, I can't see anything behind it on the network. I have PLDTMyDSL router in philippines, ...
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Mac OS 10.13.2: Internet Sharing for multiple bridges

I have a macpro with two 802.3(en0 and en1) interfaces and wifi(en2). I have created AX88x72A interface(en11) for my Ethernet over USB device. I have following internet sharing settings: This ...
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Linux wifi / ethernet bridge fails if ethernet cable unplugged

I have a Rasbperry Pi running Raspbian 8 (Jessie). The Wifi adapter and the Ethernet adapter are bridged (br0), and the bridge is assigned a static IP address. (See my solution in this post for ...
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Bridging router manually

So I have one router downstairs which provides the internet. I have set the DHCP server range to start from 3 and this router has .1 itself. The second router connected to the first router through an ...
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Can/should modem and router be on same LAN?

I am using an Openwrt/LEDE modem/router I am happy with (Buffalo). However, as I am transitioning from ADSL2+ to VDSL2, the Buffalo cannot deal with the DSL signal since it's ADSL only. The ISP is ...
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Hyper-V Virtual Switch Error & NIC Bridging

I am getting an error when making an External Virtual Switch in Hyper-V. I recently was using NIC bridging in Windows, but deleted that bridge. I feel that it wasn't removed properly which may be ...
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OpenVPN - Bridge Public IP to client

[Copied from Serverfault, as this question was put on hold there] I have been trying to bridge a public IP assigned to my server to a server at home using OpenVPN. The connection to the OpenVPN ...
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DD-WRT AP with Client mode bridge

I currently have a TP-LINK WR1043ND v1 running DD-WRT. Earlier I ran this router as an Access Point. Sincee I moved the router to an room where I don't have an Ethernet connection, I decided to use ...
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Bridging Ethernet & Wireless on Mac (Mac Mini) (or alternative solutions)

I made sure to search online a boatload, but no results really were as specific as I needed. First, here's my home network: (Yes, it looks like a child made it.) (The '192.168.0.x's mean that the ...
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Connecting two routers (lan-wan) and homegroup sharing?

First of all i wanna say to you that i already connected the routers (LAN-TO-WAN) ... But i have issues and questions :) ... My primary router and my secondary router both also using DHCP... why? ...
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DD-WRT: Cannot connect to other clients

Kinda strange. Even though the Current Bridging Table looks as follows: Bridge Name: br0 STP enabled: no interface: eth1 ath0 ath1 I cannot connect to clients if they belong to different interfaces. ...
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Why does an IP on a dummy interface answer to an ARP request on eth0

I've brought up a dummy interface on my (Ubuntu 15.10) laptop with an ip address of 10.0.3.144, netmask 255.255.255.255 I have a USB -> Ethernet adaptor. When plugged in this is configured to ...
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Route whole traffic incomming on second Ethernetadapter through OpenVPN TUN-connection

At home I'm running a little PC (Debian Jessie) as a NAS and some kind of a monitoring device. This PC got two bridged Ethernet ports. One is connected to a switch (eth1) where all other devices are ...
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Virtual Box - Losing IP in bridged network

I have an Ubuntu VM in which I deployed images and the rootfs for my U-Boot. In the VirtualBox (Version 5.0.2) Settings I have adjusted a Bridged Adapter. In this image you can see my set-up: When I ...
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I want to creating Network without internet [closed]

I want to Create a network between 3 of our house, which are not close. i want to achieve that without internet connection. so that i will be able to transfer files without internet. recommend any ...
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Can PXE be run over a multi-port bridged nic?

I have a system which i've configured and tested with one ethernet port that acts as a PXE server, and it works. I also have a quad port nic sitting around I'd like to utilize so I've been wondering ...
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How can I tunnel from one computer on a Wi-Fi connection to another specific machine on the LAN?

I have 3 computers connected via Ethernet in 1 room 1 laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate. 1 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. 1 PC with Windows 7 Ultimate. Both laptops use their own independent Wi-Fi adapters ...
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Trouble bridging two Ethernet connections on Ubuntu Server 12.04

My Setup: Dell PowerEdge 2800, Ubuntu Server 12.04, 2 Ethernet ports Dell XPS, Windows 7 Home Edition, 1 Ethernet port Router <--- eth0 ---> PowerEdge <--- eth1 ---> XPS the objective here is ...
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Are powerline Ethernet adapters actual bridges?

I have AT&T U-Verse, and they use IP multicast (and IGMPv3) for IPTV. Receivers wired into my network work just fine but receivers connected over powerline Ethernet don't. Computers connected over ...
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Bridging IP missing for LXC (Linux Containers)

I am using LXC (Linux Containers) to host an http server within a VirtualBox setup, but the simple LXC specific bridge I created does not have an IP address, so it cannot be reached even in the Ubuntu ...
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DD-WRT Universal Repeater [Atheros Chipset]

How can I Setup DD-WRT Router to be Universal Repeater? Premise Wireless 3G/4G Modem (Netgear AC762s, as example although irrelevant) as Internet connection Home Router (Any DD-WRT capable Router, ...
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Create bridge (eth0-wlan0) using my laptop

Okay. I might be asking this again but none of the answers solved my problem. I have a PC A which has eth0 (192.168.1.28/24) connected to another machine B's eth1 (192.168.1.11/24). A has another ...
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VMware workstation 10.0.3 bridge network not working

I have an issue on vmware workstation bridge netwoking, for the first install it work just perfectly, but when i restart VMware it cut up. I have start the repair but it not working. When i do a full ...
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How to bridge/enable (ICS) to a 3G modem?

I have two 3G modems, I want the first modem to bridge it with an Ethernet or wifi connection on my friend's computer which has a high speed and unlimited DSL internet. I do it in order to share ...
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cisco vlan: can a trunk port talk to an access port under the same vlan?

Let's say we have a trunk port A with native vlan 2, access port B with vlan 2. When A send an untagged frame to B, can B receive it? When A send a tagged frame with vlan id 2 to B, can B receive it?...
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Is the idea that a switch is a multiport bridge accurate?

I think there are at least 3 differences: switches don't allow multiple mac addresses belonging to each port Switches don't use the fast spanning tree and use different management mechanism switches ...
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What will happen if a bridge got a wrong mac record?

Let's say there is host H1, H2, switch S1 S2, and S3, bridge B1, B2. It is connected like this: H1 - S1 - B1 - S2 - B2 - S3, | H2 H2 is sending frames to H1. Then, ...
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Connecting two wireless routers with a crossover cable

I tried to bridge two wireless routers wirelessly, but after extensive research I came to the conclusion that this wasn't possible. Now I am trying to connect these two routers through a cat5 cross-...
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What does the APN IP address does on a wireless router?

i am bridging two wireless networks basically b'coz i wanna be able to use the printers connected with Eithernet cable on the router Huawei B683 while i am been connected to the second router Huawei ...
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Xen networking - bridging issues

I do love Xen as a product, but sometimes, I really hate it. I'm having some networking issues with one of my Xen clients sitting on a Debian 6 machine VM (so Xen is running inside a Debian 6 virtual ...
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access debian guest from out side world

I Installed debian on a vbox with bridged networking on windows 2008 server my host configuration Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::70d6:9dff:68b5:a192%...
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Setting D-Link Modem in "Bridge mode"

I am trying to extend the wireless network in my house. I have a cable modem attached to a D-Link DIR-635 wireless router. This works fine if I am in the part of the house near the router. I have ...
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Can't get bridged networking to work between linux guest virtual machine and Mac host

I'm trying to establish bridged networking from linux mint vsn 12 in virtualbox to a Mac Lion host. Mac config: Network setting: en3 configured by DHCP Sharing setting: Internet Sharing ...
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VirtualBox and Wireless interface Bridging?

Can anyone please tell me how does VirtualBox 4.1.4 OSE version bridges the connection with the wireless Interface (wlan0). Yes! It was working fine in my guest :) . I read the Documentation at their ...
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Accessing Tomato router in bridging mode?

I've flashed my Linksys WRT54GL router with the Tomato 1.28 firmware. This has worked fine, and I set its IP address to 192.168.1.2. I already had a wireless router, but the reason I bought this ...
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KVM - a Windows 2008 server guest on a Debian 6.0.2 root server - networking

I have a problem to understand how KVM does networking with a Windows 2008 Server guest I set up. My problem is as follows: I have a dedicated root server and there's a guest (Win 2k8 server). I ...
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