How to setup a network bridge using NetworkManager?

asked 2016-01-11 21:49:14 -0600

florian gravatar image

updated 2016-01-12 21:53:59 -0600

Hi,

Using Fedora 22 (Gnome 3.16.2), I would like to setup a bridge to bridge my WIFI connection to my ethernet port. The goal is to connect another device on my ethernet port that runs a DHCP client, receiving an IP from a DHCP server in the network (NAT enabled).

I tried to follow this guide here but unfortunately my client does not connect properly. (Error: It doesn't receive DHCPOFFERS, 255.255.255.255 port 67).

How can I understand what is going wrong? Does anyone know a working solution to setup a bridge using brctl? I could maybe try to copy settings from my existing virbr0 and adjust them. Don't necessarily need GUI like NetworkManager.

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