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====== Creating an ethernet bridge in Linux (Ubuntu). ====== Remove IP addresses from NIC's. Then create and set ethernet bridge to automatically get an IP address via DHCP (or a similar configuration) in order to enable bridging and making the bridge act as a single NIC. * sudo ifconfig eth0 * sudo ifconfig eth1 * sudo brctl addbr mybridge * sudo brctl addif mybridge eth0 * sudo brctl addif mybridge eth1 * sudo brctl stp mybridge on * sudo dhclient mybridge In case you need to renew your ip: (also useful when it comes to ordinary NIC's like eth0 / eth1). sudo dhclient mybridge -r sudo dhclient mybridge And as always - Remember - Man is your best friend! <HTML> <!-- AddThis Button BEGIN --> <a class="addthis_button" href=";username=xa-4beeaaab61b514bf"><img src="" width="125" height="16" alt="Bookmark and Share" style="border:0"/></a><script type="text/javascript" src=""></script> <!-- AddThis Button END --> <br> <br> </HTML> Share this knowledge with your friends!

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