[Bridge] bypass bridge for backup

gianluca gianluca at gurutech.it
Wed Nov 14 06:13:27 PST 2007

Thank you.
in fact this is what i need, but i've a problem: my device is an
embedded platform
so i need something external or a link to a do-it-yourself instructions
(i'm able with solder and electronics part)


Leigh Sharpe escribio':
> Portwell have some 2-port and 4-port bypass cards which will do the job.
> So do some other manufacturers.
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> Subject: [Bridge] bypass bridge for backup
> Hi everyone,
> I'm using linux bridging for a trasparent firewall.
> There is some kind of external hardware that I can use to bypass
> my firewall in case of failure?
> I mean: if I power off my firewall I want to join physically the
> two network segments without reconnecting any wire (and possibly without
> touching any button)
> Thank You
> Gianluca
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