Questions about configuring and using bridging interfaces

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bridge vs iptables vs route?

iptables vs bridge-utils vs route I have two network cards in a Linux server and don't know how to make them communicate. After searching a lot I still don't know which method is the one that should ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wireless network setup

I am trying to setup kvm on my laptop. These are the steps I have done so far. Uninstalled existing windows7 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop. I have a network which provides me wireless ...
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isc-dhcp for Virtual Machines only

I installed Xen 4.3 on Ubuntu Server 14.04 and added the xenbr0 bridge. The host IP is 145.173.136.2. The network administrator reserved 15 IP's for the VMs: 145.173.136.112-126 So i installed the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server operated as a WIFI-LAN-Router drops packets between LAN and WIFI

I would like beeing able to exchange packets between WIFI and LAN. My Ubuntu 14.04 Server operated as a lan-wifi-router has two physical Ethernet Ports (p4p1 and p5p1) as well as a WIFI Module ...
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LXC container no outgoing traffic with bridged network and public IP address

I try to setup a LXC container with bridged network on ubuntu 14.04.1, but the outgoing traffic seems to be blocked. Ping another IP than the container's one is not working. Actually I tried this with ...
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network-manager, bridge and vpn

I have a shiny new system with Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to get something configured which I think is reasonably simple: a bridge (br0) for KVM ability to use a VPN network-manager controlling it ...
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Multiple interface devices for KVM bridging

I have a server that I'm trying to virtualize with KVM. I'm trying to use a network bridge so that my KVM guests can have external IPs. Every time I create a bridge brctl addbr br0 brctl addif br0 ...
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iSCSI + br0 bridge + 14.04.1 Server = does not work

On one of my servers I have: USB 4GB: 1) EFI partition 2) /boot partition iSCSI 50GB (on another fileserver): 3) / partition In /etc/network/interfaces it works flawlessly if I have: auto p3p1 ...
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Can we add ports to OVS AFTER the VM is created?

I wanted to write up a program where I can create VMs first using libvirt. Initially they would not be added to any network. Then I want them to be attached to an OVS bridge where I can specify the ...
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Network Bridge Over a Subnet

I am trying to figure out how to make a flat network by bridging over a subnet using 2 Ubuntu guests so that everything in the other subnets can talk to each other without restriction. Configuration ...
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Link aggregation on a LXC bridge

I'm working on a server with a number of various interfaces (eth0-3) and I currently just use one for both host traffic and another for my LXC bridges traffic. Since I have a few spare ports just ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: with bridge on wlan, no internet on kvm guests

I'm trying to be a "high-lander" sticking to KVM plus virt-manager to manage my VMs. But it's about a week I'm around trying to create a bridge that works for using with my VMs. I tried first tried ...
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LXC bridging with two NICs

I am setting up a server to host a number of LXC containers, for now just isolating web and db services. The server I am using has two NICs and I'd like to use one for host traffic and one for ...
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Two network interfaces use for up and down

I've setup Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a virtual machine using vSphere. When I created the machine I set it up with 2 network cards. Is it possible to set one as a download interface and another as ...
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Creating bridge from wlan to ethernet

I know there is lot of threads about bridges and how to make them and manage them but still i haven't reached a goal. So i need bridge between wlan and ethernet but mean while i need connect to ...
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Setting up VMs on different subnets

I run a server on IP X.Y.3.7 and i want to run multiple VMs on it using libvirt. I set up a bridge device: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet manual auto br0 iface br0 inet static address X.Y.3.7 ...
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A question about the Internet/ConnectionSharing (NAT) via iptables

I'm following this tutorial to setup a NAT gateway: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Internet/ConnectionSharing#Ubuntu_Internet_Gateway_Method_.28iptables.29 With simple eth0 as WAN and eth1 as LAN ...
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IPv6 does not work over bridge

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 server a week ago. I use it as a virtual machine host (tasksel installed). meaning am running it with kvm + libvirt. I have set up the same bridge I had in 13.10. auto p4p1 ...
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VirtualBox - How to connect LAN computers to Windows XP Guest

I have software in a Windows XP Guest that acts as a server. I need to have my LAN computers connect to it. Is the best way to use a bridged connection? Is there another way? I've tried setting up a ...
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Bridge Ethernet and Firewire

I'm trying to connection between my eth0 and firewire0 interfaces on an Ubuntu 12.04 server. I tried using brctrl, but it apparently doesn't support firewire: samuelwn@master:~$ sudo brctl addif br0 ...
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Create “virtual” LAN on laptop (not VLAN)

I'm running a number of virtual machines on a Ubuntu 12.04 host. For various reasons all these VMs need fixed IP addresses. The laptop in question is used for demonstrations -- and this is where the ...
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VM Player 6.01 on Win 8.1. Ubuntu on VM, internet connect fail

How do I connect to Internet on Ubuntu 12.04 installed in a VM Player on a Win 8 machine?
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How to bridge between two computers

I have this 3 machines with this setup Computer1----Computer with Ubuntu 12.04-----Computer2 Computer1 have IP 192.168.10.1 and Computer2 have 192.168.10.10. My computer with Ubuntu have 2 ethernet ...
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Unable to restart my network services

I cannot restart my networking services by using the restart command. Earlier it was working fine but today I created a lot of mess by giving IPs removing and all. And now when I enter the restart ...
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Mysterious multicast packets after bridging a bond0

I've got 2 interfaces eth0 and eth1 in a bonding (mode 4). Now I want working with kvm and let the instances communicate over a bridge br0. Now my config changes. From this...: auto eth0 iface eth0 ...
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Bridge wireless connection from OSX 10.8 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a Mac running OSX 10.8.2 that is connected to a wireless network. My Ubuntu 12.04 LTS box has no internet capability atm (wired network down). I would like to bridge the connection on my Mac ...
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Virtual machine in two subnets

I'm coming from networking where a router/switch has a separate interface for management. Therefore I want to understand how this is implemented for servers/virtualized servers. I have one subnet ...
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Why do we need an IP address for a bridge?

A bridge is a layer 2 network device. On physical bridges we only have an IP address for operation and maintenance. I'm a little bit confused why we need in KVM an IP address for the bridge. I ...
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Switching Juju lxc bridge

I've set up Juju running in LXC, and I'm attempting to expose it to the internal network. I'm generally following this question to point lxc to my existing bridge (eth-br0). I've edited ...
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lxc container no outgoing traffic

I am trying to setup a lxc container on a ubuntu 13.04 on a linode VPS, but I can't ping anything outside my host. my container network config looks like this: lxc.network.type = veth ...
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I want to bridge my ethernet to my wifi, but there is no ethernet port listed. What can I do?

Under Network Connections, I have no "Wired Connection"
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Can't connect to site hosted on Ubuntu Server VM

Yesterday I had my Ubuntu Server VM successfully hosting a website that I could access by typing in the IP of the VM (VirtualBox Bridged adapter) in my client's browser. Today I can't access it. I ...
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Bridging eth0 and vboxnet0 and using ISC DHCP server to provide dynamic IPs

I have Lubuntu 12.04 (64bit) with VirtualBox 4.2 installed and the setup below: eth0 adapter connected to LAN (having static IP 192.168.0.1 and it is the default gateway). ISC DHCP server listening ...
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How to control the up order of network interfaces?

I have /etc/network/interfaces as follow. Every time the system boots up, the route is wrong so the gateway is not reachable. I'd have to ifdown br0 && ifup br0 to fix the route table and make ...
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RTNETLINK answers: file exists - configure interface

Forgive the newbie question. I am trying to setup eth1 in interfaces: however, I am getting: RTNETLINK answers: file exists here are the results of ifconfig: what am i doing wrong?
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How do I assign an IP address to an LXC container? [duplicate]

I'm trying to start lxc containers with their own public ip address on the network. This is what I've tried so far: On the host The host machine has an IP address of 192.168.255.254. I added a ...
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how do I bridge two wired network connections

I have an EVGA 780i SLI motherboard with dual ethernet ports. I was just wondering if there was a way to bridge them like I can in Windows?
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Can I use my second ethernet port to bridge the first?

For reasons of architectural design and the way people installed the phone lines in the 80s, my desktop and the router are a long way apart. I ran CAT5 out to the desktop and that works great but ...
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After starting a particular LXC container with a static IP, no default gateway route is configured

I've got one LXC container that works just fine, but a 2nd one now is mis-behaving. I've configured a static route for it, but it just won't define a gateway after sudo services networking restart or ...
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What's the best way to configure the containers to have an IP directly on the LAN

I see that there are a lot of new ease-of-use improvements to LXC in 12.04 & 12.10, and although I see some description to setting up bridged networking such that my containers have their own LAN ...
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How to use VPN over manually set up network bridge (with the primary interface unmanaged by NetworkManager)?

I've set up a network bridge which I'm using to connect KVM virtual machines on my desktop to my home network; I' ve don this the manual way by creating the bridge in /etc/network/interfaces (the way ...
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Why doesn't the nova-cloud-controller charm properly set up openstack networking?

I have an Ubuntu Quantal MAAS server and some computing nodes. I'm trying to set up an OpenStack cloud by following the Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure walkthrough. Everything looks okay...I can bootstrap ...
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How to bridge local (ethernet) ipphone to LAN connected by wifi?

I've got a wifi network providing local services such as PBX, CIFS, etc. It is useful then you do not have ability (or wish) to entangle you room with wires... I'd like to connect some (4 exactly) ...
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Bridge connection: Ubuntu keeps modifying routing table

I have set up a bridge connection from my mobile phone connected via USB to my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 to another computer connected via ethernet cable. The bridge thus connects usb0 and eth0. I ...
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Problem linking WLAN to Ethernet

So I've been trying to use a laptop who's wifi card doesn't work properly, by using a Lenovo V570 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 to bridge the two networks. I changed my ethernet network to "Shared to other ...
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12.04 NetworkManager trying to configure eth0 which is on a bridge

For months I've been running 12.04 headless home server with a bridge connected through eth0. I've been using this /etc/network/interfaces file: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto br0 iface ...
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Bonding + Bridge : traffic passing through the wrong interface

I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04, on a server with 6 NICs, grouped in 2 bundles : eth0 and eth2 are bundled using bonding mode 1, under interface name bond0 which has IP [network].8 eth1, eth3, eth4 ...
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How Can I add two Bridged Interfaces on seperate LANS into KVM?

I Currently Have a Running server with multiple KVMs running different Servers within each, now I would like to add another separate interface to serve another group of KVMs on the same server. There ...
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How do I set up a xen bridge?

I have been reading various pages on how to set up the network for xen. Unfortunately, none of them actually have a full example config. They clearly show what the xenbr0 section should look like, but ...
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My TV cannot connect to Media Server Service on Windows7 (DNLA)

Thanks to this article Sharing Connection to other PCs (Via Wired Ethernet) I am able to connect my TV to the internet. But my TV is not able to connect to WMS Windows Media Server running on other ...