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

Stephan Balmer wrote at 2010-02-12 12:05 -0600:
> > 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.

Um, okay.

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