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Re: [suse-security] SuSEfirewall2 not routing when both nics on samesubnet
From: Tony Stohne (tstohnebredband.net)
Date: Tue May 25 2004 - 06:00:02 CDT
On Tuesday 25 May 2004 12.40, brry.co.za wrote:
> RE: [suse-security] SuSEfirewall2 not routing when both nics on samesubnet
> if you want routing between interfaces on the same subnet, you should be
> setting up an ethernet bridge.
Err... just for clarification. If you use a bridge, you're doing bridging, not
routing. A bridge forwards traffic on Layer 2, based on physical addresses,
ie MAC addresses. A router is a layer 3 device, forwarding logical addresses,
eg IP addresses.
Per default, bridging will let anything through, unless traffic is filtered in
Other than that, bridging between interfaces will work.
Just a thought...
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