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what is bridge

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Tiva, Nov 1, 2005.

  1. Tiva

    Tiva Network Guru Member

    i want to know what is bridge for ? and what is it ?
     
  2. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    From the WAP54G User Manual.

    Wireless Bridge - If you are trying to make a wireless connection between two wired networks, select Wireless
    Bridge. This mode connects two physically separated wired networks with two access points.
     
  3. HiSpeed

    HiSpeed Network Guru Member

    Roughly :

    A bridge is a way to connect 2 network with a low level layer (physical) consequently the MAC addresses are used.

    A gateway is an other way to connect 2 network but with a higher layer level (protocol).
     

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