bridged 0.0.1

bridged is a user-space alternative to the in-kernel bridge code in Linux.
bridged is a user-space alternative to the in-kernel bridge code in Linux. It uses AVL trees to speed lookups. Currently it only offers basic functionality, but if there's interest, I plan to add some more advanced features like access-lists (filtering), SNMP management, telnet console etc.

Bridged doesn't use autoconf/automake yet. If you want to change paths it installs itself to you need to edit Makefile directly. To compile bridged you need flex and GNU avl library (you can download it from http://www.msu.edu/user/pfaffben/avl/) Perfom 'make' and then 'make install'.

By default, bridged looks for its configuration in /etc/bridged.conf, but you can override this by '-c' argument on command-line. Typical configuration file for making a bridge between two interfaces looks like this:

bridge-group 0
interface eth0
interface eth1

You'll need GNU avl library. For compiling from source RPM, you also need the devel RPM.

What's New in This Release:

Aging MAC address table entries implemented.
Purging MAC address table implemented.
mac-address-table "aging ", "entries " and "purge-batch " recognized in config file, but no functionality implemented yet.

last updated on:
July 5th, 2006, 13:59 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Borek Lupomesky
homepage:
www.ujep.cz
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ System \ Networking

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