A network bridge is a network device which transparently forwards packets between two or more network segments so that they appear as one local area network (LAN).

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CentOS: wrong network-scripts order for bridge

i created a new bridge in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-br0 and linked the real device in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/enp2s1 root@vhost ~ # journalctl -u network.service -- Logs begin at ...
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dns server ip address is not written into resolv.conf

linux mint 17.3 i have to manually write "nameserver 8.8.8.8" in /etc/resolv.conf on every reboot, it also gets stuck with message "waiting for network" where i press "ESC" button to skip that and ...
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why ping lost when interface add to ovs bridge

I have two linux, there are server1 and client1. server1 has several interfaces and two of them added to ovs bridge - ovsbr0 ( eth2, eth3). client1 has inteface in the same L2 as server1. i have IP ...
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ebtables drop / limit smtp port

I am using bridged devices, main node runs on CentOS 7 and Guest are KVM VM's. I have tried rules as below on host node to block port 25 but was not successful. ebtables -A FORWARD -p IPv4 --ip-...
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Create a "real' second network interface on the fly for DHCP testing

On several Linux remote hosts, I want to test the corresponding remote DHCP servers (the servers are on different hosts, and I don't have access to them). I connect to these hosts with ssh, and don't ...
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VM host management in case of Linux bridge

I have a virtual-machine host(vm-host) which runs two qemu-kvm virtual machines in tap mode. This means that network topology looks like this: As I need to manage vm-host over VLAN 123, I see three ...
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BPDU protection with Transparent OpenBSD 6.0-current Firewall Bridge

Is it possible with OpenBSD? I would like to implement BPDU protection and filerting with my Transparent OpenBSD 6.0-current Firewall Bridge, and loop protection with rstp Is the ...
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Is it possible? Three OpenBSD 6.0-current firewall bridges with only one OpenBSD Server?

Is it possible to configure several firewall bridges with one OpenBSD server which has 6 nic's. In this case 3 OpenBSD firewall bridges from each other completely independent? cat /etc/sysctl.conf ...
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bridge or route wlan traffic to eth

Have been trying to make a laptop share its wireless connection via ethernet to other devices, but am getting nowhere. First tried bridging, but soon found out bridging wireless interfaces is not that ...
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Why I'm able to configure IP address on bridged interface?

Consider following bridge setup: brctl addbr mybridge brctl addif mybridge eth0 I see a lot of people failing their setup on configuring the IP on eth0 rather than the mybridge interface, so I was ...
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Bridged networking problem with Xen 4.6 and Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to setup a Xen virtualization on Ubuntu 16.04, and Xen 4.6. My plan is to have 1 private network, as well as virtual servers with public IP addresses which should be accessible externally (...
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Configure firewallD to access services on bridge from OpenVPN

I have setup a KVM host using a routed bridge (interface br0) where the virtual machines are connected. I can reach services inside the VMs on the bridge from the KVM host without problems. I can ...
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Which ports to open in ufw for Windows in QEMU

I'm running Windows 7 in QEMU under Debian using bridge-networking. However when i have ufw enabled and start Windows i can not connect to the Internet. As soon as i disable ufw the virtual Windows-...
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bridge-routing and martian packets

i am experimenting with routing a bit, and now i have a problem i cannot solve by myself eth0 | | ...
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Bridge 2 wifi connections

I have set up Ubuntu desktop on my laptop with an internal wifi card and an external USB WiFi dongle. Both WiFi interfaces work. I'd like to make one into an access point, and the other into the ...
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Unknown bridge gets recreated after reboot on Ubuntu 15.04@VMWare

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on VMWare. For the last couple of days I have the issue that I have a "magic" network bridge: I never created this bridge and therefore I tried to delete it with the ...
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Packet flow in a virtual bridge with two interfaces, centos 7

I am struggling to create a bridge firewall with iptables since I cannot find/catch packets flowing through a bridge with two interfaces in centos7. No ip addresses are configured on interfaces or the ...
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How to use same interfaces settings for all wlan devices

I am working with a pcengines apu2c4 board with debian 8.4 installed.I am quite new to Linux. We use edimax ew-7811un usb wifi adapters. Obviously when you insert a wifi dongle new to the machine it ...
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Ubuntu Server in VMWare Fusion hangs on boot when using bridged networking

I am running Ubuntu Server 15.10 in VMWare Fusion Professional 8.1.0. All of my software is up to date. I need to configure the virtual machine to bridge to my Mac's network so that the client OS's ...
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Connect to guest vm (no wifi driver) from machines on same wireless network as the host machine?

I have my host os with proper wifi drivers that connects to my router. I run a NixOs VM (no wifi driver) as guest. I setup some configs in NixOS and it now has many binary caches that I want to share ...
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Is it possible to setup a bridge configuration where only the host can access a VM, but not the other way around and no VM->VM?

I have a KVM hypervisor set up with several VMs. A docker instance runs in each of them (for security purposes the containers shouldn't run on bare metal next to each other). Is it possible to ...
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Bridging two virtual machines on difference bridges

I have two VMs: vm1 & vm2. The host and VMs both are Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Each VM "connects" to a bridge which connects to a virtual ethernet interface and end up at eth0 i.e. vm1 (192.168.0.23) -&...
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qemu-system-arm problems adding second NIC/bridge

I am running Qemu under a host with two bridge interfaces and would simply like to bridge them to guest NICs. All of this works fine when bridging one NIC either by creating a bridge manually or using ...
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How to visualize bridge and port connections in Linux?

I have complex setup of Linux bridges, OVS bridges, veths pairs etc in a Debian host. Is there a tool that will produce a image of which is connected to what and which port's traffic is egressed ...
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Packets not moving through linux ethernet bridge

I am trying to set up a debian 8.3 machine with eth0 and eth1 bridged, but I can't get packets to traverse the bridge. Currently, eth0 is connected to a LAN with many other hosts, including a DHCP ...
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What are the consequences of adding a network interface to a bridge?

Context: I have a headless computer/server with 2 network interfaces (e.g. eth0, eth1) running CentOS 7. eth0 faces the world/Internet. A laptop is connected to eth1, and accessing the internet ...
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Bridge Linux Disconnecting Link Port

We have a problem with a Linux Bridge working as a Firewall. Sometimes one link is disconnected suddenly without explanation and we have port flapping for a long period of time. Logs from the machine ...
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How to bind an lxc container to a specific bridge?

I created a specific bridge br1 and would like to bind a specific container cont1 to that bridge. I have lxc and lxd installed, if that matters (I am not sure what the difference between them really ...
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KVM bridged interfaces not going up - inet, inet6 , bridge

I am setting up KVM host which will have multiple virtual machines visible from the outside with a similar /etc/network/interfaces config to this one # The loopback network interface auto lo iface ...
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KVM Networking Topology

I would like to set up a network on my Server where I run KVM as a hypervisor. The Network will be used for a distributed Jenkins setup. The goal topology is the following: One machine (Jenkins ...
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socat/netcat UDP to TCP

I am trying to bridge a connection between UDP and TCP. The UDP - must listen on port. The TCP - must connect to a server. The purpose of the connection is to control VLC player. I tried netcat and ...
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How bridge works on top of bond interface?

I am always confused in understanding network bonding and network bridging. Bridging is different and Bonding is different , I want to know how they work together. Thanks in advance.
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How to simulate a hub?

How can I simulate a hub on a Linux system? I know how to build bridge but I really need a hub behavior. My second solution is to use a bridge but I need to modify its behavior in order that it act as ...
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“Pipe” Wi-Fi signal through Ethernet cable

Currently the Ethernet ports in the building I work in are down, but the Wi-Fi works. I have a Wi-Fi-enabled laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)) and a non-Wi-Fi enabled workstaion (Debian 8 (...
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How do I specify an alternative bridge interface (not br0) when using qemu-bridge-helper

By following the instructions found at http://wiki.qemu.org/Features/HelperNetworking I can configure qemu with qemu-bridge-helper, however, I can't figure out how to pass a bridging interface option ...
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How to make an iproute2 bridge setup permanent?

I've set up an archlinux inside a Oracle Virtual Box. To be able to reach the VM from the LAN I have added a bridge adapter and configured the guest system following the instructions from the Arch ...
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How to connect two VMs with different IP ranges to access each other?

Using KVM I have created four VMs, I have two public Ip addresses for my VMs, I know that I can assign these IPs to two of the VMs and connect them to internet by bridging my host's physical interface ...
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Setup a WLAN to LAN bridge (fedora 22)

I would like my computer to (sometimes) act like network bridge. Meaning, when connected to my wifi, I'd like to connect another client (or even switch) to my lan port. (DHCP and NAT enabled, only ...
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IP routing not working

I configured network bridge for my VM. VM can ping host but can't ping anything from internet. My configuration: # ip route default via 192.168.1.100 dev wlp3s0 192.168.1.0/24 dev wlp3s0 proto ...
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Alter DST port on bridged traffic

I need to rewrite the UDP destination port on traffic which is only bridged/L2, but I could not match this traffic via iptables. This traffic isn't going through NAT chains (it could be matched in ...
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How can I bridge two interfaces with ip/iproute2?

I know how to create a bridge using brctl, but I have been advised not to use this anymore, and to use iproute2 or ip instead(since brctl is deprecated presumably). Assuming this is good advice, how ...
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no arp entries for vnet

I have multiple kvm hypervisors (HV) which runs bunch of virtual machines (VM). Every HV has br0 and every VM is attached to it with its vnet interface. I noticed that one HV at arp -a shows me 2 ...
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Static ip for Virtualbox using bridge connection

I need to use the remoteapp on Ubuntu 14.04 using virtualbox running Win7. But the real problem is I can only access the remoteapp when connected to a wlan or eth using bridge network. Otherwise it ...
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Setup permanent bridge for dynamic network devices from lxc container?

TL:DR How can I make a bridge permanent (survive reboot) without adding a network device to the bridge config in /etc/network/interfaces? Hi, I just started playing around with lxc on ubuntu 14.04. ...
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Can't setup ssh connection with bridge

I would like to set up an ssh connection to a device, which is bridge. It's a device to put between router and PC and the traffic just goes through. I don't have a ip-adress assigned to the bridge, so ...
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Use a bond interface like a bridge

I was trying to set up a bridged interface in Micro Core Linux. There's no bridge available in the kernel.So now I would like to know if there's easy way to use a bond like a bridge?
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Bridged interfaces do not have internet access

I'm trying to run a QEMU VM but it doesn't have an internet access, only access to the host and a Docker network. What I did: Created a bridge with: brctl addbr virbr0; Turned it on: ip link set up ...
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Create a bridged interface like VirtualBox

When I createa a VirtualBox VM with Bridged Network (manually specifying which interface to bridge into) my VM gets IP address from the DHCP server in my LAN. How is this interface created? I want to ...
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Do I get the exact same tcpdump output if I use bond or bridge?

I need to get the tcpdump output. I was unable to set up a bridge but I could set up a bond. Does it matter which one I use when looking at the output of a tcpdump?
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Bridging two interfaces with iproute2 doesn't work

I'm trying to create a bridge between eth0 and eth1 with iproute2, but there's always the error: RTNETLINK answers: Operation not supported when I use the command:ip link add name br0 type bridge. ...