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howtos:network_services:ethernet_bridging_with_openvpn [2018/03/11 21:28 (UTC)]
bifferos Add consolidation section
howtos:network_services:ethernet_bridging_with_openvpn [2018/03/13 00:56 (UTC)] (current)
bifferos [Bridging setup]
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 IPADDR[0]=""​ IPADDR[0]=""​
 NETMASK[0]=""​ NETMASK[0]=""​
-USE_DHCP[0]=yes"​+USE_DHCP[0]="yes"
 ... ...
 </​code>​ </​code>​
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 As I explained in the introduction,​ it's possible to test all this out without the '​Private server',​ and combine the function of '​Private Server'​ and '​Server gateway'​ in a single machine. ​ Read on to discover how. As I explained in the introduction,​ it's possible to test all this out without the '​Private server',​ and combine the function of '​Private Server'​ and '​Server gateway'​ in a single machine. ​ Read on to discover how.
  
-First thing to do is switch off the '​Private Server'​.+First thing to do is switch off (power down) the '​Private Server'​.
  
-Next, we need to now assign an ip address to our ethernet bridge on the '​Server Gateway'​.+Next, we need to assign an ip address to our ethernet bridge on the '​Server Gateway'​.
  
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-Note we assign an address to the bridge, not eth1!  Now we just need to run a dnsmasq instance on this br0 interface, to serve requests up to the VPN.  Much like the '​Private Server'​ config, /​etc/​dnsmasq.conf should look like this:+<​note>​we assign an address to the bridge, not eth1!</​note>​ 
 +Now we just need to run a dnsmasq instance on this br0 interface, to serve requests up to the VPN.  Much like the '​Private Server'​ config, /​etc/​dnsmasq.conf should look like this:
  
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-At this point, rebooting the '​Private Client'​ should now get an IP address from the consolidated server, and that's really it.  However, I also changed the **old** '​Private Server'​ to dhcp to confirm it could also get an IP address.+At this point, rebooting the '​Private Client'​ should now get an IP address from the consolidated server, and that's really it.  However, I also changed the **old** '​Private Server'​ to dhcp to confirm it could also get an IP address ​from '​Server Gateway'​
  
  

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