How to configure a Linux bridge interface

In computer networking, a bridge is a network device that interconnects more than one LAN segment at Layer-2. Bridges can filter traffic between different segments, thereby reducing the amount of traffic on LAN, even with many LAN segments. This bridge functionality is built into the Linux kernel, so one can set up a software bridge interconnecting multiple network interfaces.

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