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Workaround for a wifi bridge on a Raspberry Pi with proxy arp

Proxy arp is a way to build a pseudo bridge that is working on OSI layer 3 but it behaves like a real layer 2 bridge. So it is a good way to workaround the lack of WDS support on Raspberry Pi. There ...
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L298N Not working with 4 x AA Batteries

The problem was that there was no ground between the L298N and the Raspberry Pi. By wiring the Ground (-'ve) terminal on the L298N to a ground pin on the Raspberry (as well as the batteries) it then ...
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How to bridge an access point with a remote network by Wireguard? (with the use of systemd-networkd)

You like to replace the OpenVPN server from my example (1) with Wireguard as shown on the schema in the question. You also want to have a bridged virtual private network to have both remote private ...
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Raspberry Pi as OpenVPN Access Point

I don't know something about AWS VPC. But because it seems to be only a routing problem I will use openVPN for reference. For routing it should not be make a big difference. I will try to be as ...
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Bridge wlan0 <--> wlan1

In addition to the answer from @Milliways you have to enable 4addr support on the wlan interfaces with sudo iw dev wlanX set 4addr on. But if you try to add such an interface to the bridge you will ...
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How to connect a ethernet device(having its own static I.p and netmask) wirelessly by my laptop?

It is a bit unclear how do you want to connect the Laptop to the Raspberry Pi. I will assume that there is no other wifi router as access point running for example to connect to the internet so you ...
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Workaround for a wifi bridge on a Raspberry Pi with proxy arp

The above answer is great and helped me to save a lot of time with my setup, but I chose to make a few changes I thought I'll share. The setup is this: I have a Denon amplituner that has an Ethernet ...
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Problem with configuring bridge from eth0 to eth1?

I strongly suggest to test this on Raspbian Jessie, but not on Stretch, as Stretch is difficult to configure from my experience, with many things breaking in totally unexpected ways. One really ...
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Configuring a Raspberry Pi as a bridge? (purpose: extending WIFI)

Try this tutorial: Start with a clean install of the latest release of Raspbian (currently Buster). Raspbian Buster Lite is recommended. Update Raspbian, including the kernel and firmware, followed ...
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How to make Raspberry Pi 4 as "WIFI" -> "Ethernet" adaptor without add any USB component?

What you need is a simple router that routes traffic from the desktop computer to your WiFi internet router. This can simply be configured using systemd-networkd. Just follow to Use systemd-networkd ...
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How to bridge an access point with a remote network by openvpn?

Example for this setup: bridge ┌──────────┐ bridge ┌───────┐ vpn-tunnel │ │...
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Route wifi AP traffic(wlan0) to tun0 (openvpn) and keep eth0 unaffected for LAN SSH

Brdging an access point together with a wired ethernet interface is possible but connect to a local network with internet access together with using a vpn tunnel is a routing problem. So you can only ...
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Automatically add hotplug network interface to bridge

So it occured to me that telling /etc/network/interfaces to "manually" add the network interface eth0 to my br0 bridge may answer my question: yes, indeed, this works. So my /etc/network/interfaces ...
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Configuring a Raspberry Pi as a bridge? (purpose: extending WIFI)

You have many questions and as you see there are many answers. Btw. you cannot bridge a WiFi client connection. It is not supported by the on board WiFi chip. For further information about this issue ...
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Share USB tethered phone to Raspberry Pi 4 LAN port

As you mentioned, it's easy to do it on Windows OS, however, it's a bit different on Raspberry Pi and Linux. I have looked up guides but they all seem to mention using the pi as a DHCP server, ...
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Raspberry Pi WLAN Bridge

I did something similar. Now this isn't a bridge because it's using NAT, but you mentioned NAT so I think you really just want an AP Client Router. You could also genuinely route across the Pi just ...
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Setting up an access point with a bridge

You are using the wrong tutorial. You should have read it more carefully, just the first sentences, that I will quote here: We are talking about an access point together with an ethernet port eth0. ...
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wifi to ethernet trunk port

You want to have a client WiFi connection to an uplink access point. The problem is, that a Raspberry Pi does not support bridging a WiFi interface used for a client connection due to a hardware ...
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Is it possible to connect my Raspberry Pi to a hotspot over WiFi, then give that hotspot device an IP on my home network?

There is no way to give the access point an ip address originated from the Raspberry Pi. It must have a static ip address as fixed entry point for the hotspot. And it cannot have an ip address from ...
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Is it possible to make a WIFI to LAN Bridge with the RaspberryPi3b and Bridge Utils?

For a Raspberry Pi you will never find an explanation how you can bridge a wired interface with a WiFi interface used for a client connection to another hotspot. Also Bridge Utils cannot do it. Please ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a wireless bridge repeater

For the DHCP you can use "isc-dhcp-server" sudo apt-get install isc-dhcp-server For Made access point with an USBStick: wget https://github.com/jenssegers/RTL8188-hostapd/archive/v1.1.tar.gz tar -...
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Using the Pi as wifi/ethernet Bridge and extend LAN?

After some years there have been found a solution to this specific problem with Raspberry Pi. You very clearly described that you want to have a bridge on the RasPi but this cannot be done with a WiFi ...
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L298N Not working with 4 x AA Batteries

On another (related) note - I see from the spec sheet that the module's power supply (not the motor supply) should be 6.5-12v... and you're powering it with 4xAA batteries, which is fine when they are ...
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Raspbian Lite strech 4.19.40-v7+ on Pi 3+ eth0 not added to bridge on boot

You are using an experimental kernel and presumably firmware, probably from running rpi-update. There are outstanding issues with the 4.19 kernel. "In normal circumstances there is NEVER a need to ...
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WiFi to Ethernet bridge / Internet sharing Raspbain Stretch Lite

You do not need a second wireless adapter. The Raspberry Pi is able to work as a wireless hotspot and simultanous connect to another hotspot as client. But the wifi device on the RasPi has a general ...
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FreePBX AND Wireless Bridge on same RasPi?

You haven't specified concurrent calls and if you are doing transcoding in Asterisk, but the short answer is YES a raspberry Pi 3 can do both if you don't have a lot of transcoding and playing a lot ...
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Configuring a Raspberry Pi as a bridge? (purpose: extending WIFI)

Try following this tutorial. I have something like this in my house to extend the WiFi coverage. I don't recall if I followed this exact tutorial, but these are the basic steps that I followed. I ...
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Wifi to Ethernet Bridge

From debian.org i have tested ProxyArp and DHCP relay with parprouted, dhcp-helper and avahi-daemon packages and it's work for me on Raspbian. My other computer (ethernet connected device) get his ...
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How to bridge an access point with a remote network by Wireguard? (with the use of systemd-networkd)

@Ingo has provided a pretty good guide, but there is a bit missing. One the server and the client you need to generate the public keys with a commands like this: wg genkey | wg.key | wg pubkey > wg....
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Access point as WiFi router/repeater with bridge and additional WiFi-dongle

That you only have found solutions with different subnets for the WiFi client connection and the access point has a reason. To have only one subnet, or also called one broadcast domain, you need to ...
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