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Old 01-27-2016, 03:26 PM   #1
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Angry Bridged VLAN TAP adapter no propagating on bridge interface

So I've been having an issue getting VLANs to work in Debian 8. Anyways I've isolated it to what I believe the issue to be. That issue is that the TAP adapter I've tagged (which is part of a bridge) is seeing all the bridged traffic but it is not sending out to the bridge.

I have verified this is two ways, the first was trying to get a dhcp address, and I monitored the VLAN tap interface and the bridge. I could see the DHCP request going out on the TAP interface but I did not see the same traffic in any manner on the bridge.

The second I set a static IP in the VLAN subnet on the tap adapter and tried to ping a valid IP in the subnet. I could see all the ARP requests when monitoring the TAP device, but I did not see any of the ARP requests in the packet captures for the bridge interface.

So why isn't the VLAN'd tap interface propagating traffic over the bridge, the untagged, bridged tap adapter is doing just fine working with the native vlan.
Old 01-28-2016, 01:34 PM   #2
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So I haven't gotten an answer to this, however, I did find that if I VLAN the primary adapter I have no issue with VLAN tagging working.


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