[Bridge] [PATCH net] bridge: ebtables: fix reception of frames DNAT-ed to bridge device

Pablo Neira Ayuso pablo at netfilter.org
Wed Mar 15 18:15:39 UTC 2017

On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 03:27:20PM +0100, Linus Lüssing wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 11:42:11AM +0100, Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote:
> > I'm missing then why redirect is not then just enough for Linus usecase.
> For my usecase, the MAC address is configured by the user from a
> Web-UI. It may or may not be the one from the bridge device.
> Besides, found it counter intuitive that DNAT did not work here
> and took me some time to find out why. At least I didn't read about
> any such known limitations of the dnat target in the ebtables
> manpage.

Could you update ebtables dnat to check if the ethernet address
matches the one of the input bridge interface, so we mangle the
->pkt_type accordingly from there, instead of doing this from the

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