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** Announcing the #CPUGchallenge **

I'm very happy to announce that CPUG will be hosting "The CPUG Challenge" during CPX this year.
It promises to be a fun and interesting event that will test (and maybe even expand) your knowledge of R80.10.
Whether or not you plan to attend CPX, we have something for you. Please check out this post or the CPUGchallenge.com web site for more information. -E

 

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Thread: Bridging while unloaded

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    Default Bridging while unloaded

    Anyone happen to know the impact of "fw unload" or "cpstop" to a bridged interface (GAIA R77.30)? I would assume it's going to disable flow across it, for obvious security reasons (just like ip forwarding).

    More importantly, if I'm right, does anyone know how to manually re-enable flow across the bridge? Is it simply handled by IP forwarding?

    Unfortunately, I only have a very limited production maintenance window to test this, and don't have immediate access to my lab.

    Thanks guys,

    -E


    (yes, call it an abuse of power, but I created a new forum for this - I'd do the same for any of you, and often have)
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    Default Re: Bridging while unloaded

    After fw unloadlocal:

    echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/bridge/forwarding

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    Default Re: Bridging while unloaded

    Thanks, buddy

    -E

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