[Bridge] problem bridging

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at linux-foundation.org
Thu Jan 25 11:09:18 PST 2007


On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 13:08:23 -0600
Omar Armas <oarmas at mpsnet.net.mx> wrote:

> >
> > iptables FORWARD rules apply to routing not bridging
> >
> > See:
> > 	http://ebtables.sourceforge.net/br_fw_ia/br_fw_ia.html#section6
> 
> 
> I recompiled with kernel 2.6.19, included ebtables modules and now it  
> is working, I can filter with iptables and the FORWARD chain.
> I just want to confirm, was that the correct way to do it? Would have  
> it worked if I had patched 2.4 with ebtables?
> 

Yes. if you don't have ebtables then the bridge does no filtering
> 


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Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at linux-foundation.org>



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