brctl in the bridge-utils package
You can do this using the Fedora/Redhat sysconfig setup rather than
twiddling w/ brctl by hand, the advantage being that
/etc/init.d/network does the right thing. See that the bridge "device"
gets the IP address, and the ethernet devices are bound to the bridge:
I assume there are equivalents for Debian/Ubuntu network scripts, etc.
Dan Young <dyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Multnomah ESD - Technology Services
On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Robert Arkiletian <robark@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have 3 nics in a NATed gateway file server. Two nics (eth1, eth2)
> provide dhcp and nfs services to an internal subnet via a dedicated
> switch. The other nic (eth0) connects to an external WAN switch to
> provide net access to the systems in the subnet.
> --- eth1
> WAN switch eth0 --- | SUBNET switch
> --- eth2
> Is it possible to disable the NATing, nfs, dhcp and just somehow
> bridge the external WAN nic to the internal ones such that it's just a
> pass through? Basically having the server behave like a switch?
> Allowing the internal systems to join the network on the WAN. I know
> how to disable NAT, nfs and dhcp but not how to configure the nics.
> I know I could simply unplug eth1, eth2 from the server and plug them
> into the WAN switch but my goal is to script this so I don't have to
> physically plug and unplug network cables each time.
> Robert Arkiletian
> Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada
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