DHCP and Firewall Rules on a bridged interface

  • Hi. I bridged the WLAN (wifi) with the LAN so the wireless devices can access the wired devices on the LAN. Now I have an extra interface called BRIDGE. I have two questions now.

    1. Where do I enable the DHCP server (LAN, WLAN, or BRIDGE interface)?

    2. On which interface do I set the firewall rules? I have a lot of rules set up on the LAN interface already.

  • 1. Bridge
    2. Bridge

    Also check System - Advanced - System Tunables:

    I would also recommend to read if_bridge(4)

  • Cool. I knew that was an easy question. Thanks for the information. I'll look up if_bridge also.

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