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Old 11-20-2010, 11:52 PM   #1
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Bridged Interfaces in CentOS


Hi

I have two eth interfaces bridged in CentOS, one of these interface is connected to a Windows Server,

I can do a ifconfig down on both these interfaces and there is no change of status at the windows side, I don't get the message that 'network cable has been unplugged'
Is this behavior normal ? I think when you shut an interface than you get the interface down message at other end ?

and what becomes the status of the bridge if I shutdown one of its interface ?
 
Old 11-21-2010, 12:24 AM   #2
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When you use "ifconfig down" to bring the interface down, the interface isn't down physically. It just set a down flag in software. So peer side can't detect the status change.
 
  


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