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Re: filter+bridge (shaping: dividing bandwidth between router & NAT hosts)

> Again, a list of interfaces:
> eth0: WAN
> eth1, eth2, eth3: ethernet LAN
> wlan0: wireless LAN
> I need to limit packets going between WLAN and the ethernet LAN.
> Can I have the whole LAN bridged and use iptables to filter what goes from 
> wlan0 to ethx (inside the bridge)?

Yes, that is possible. You need netfilter support for bridging in the kernel.
I'd recommend putting the wlan0 stuff in its own subnet though.
> Or can I not use a bridge, and make eth1, eth2, eth3, wlan0 all have the same 
> IP on the router and then use iptables to control between interfaces?

No. Maybe. I don't know. Just don't do it if you want to stay sane.

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