[tproxy] Does TPROXY work on a bridge without IP address?

Bryan Liang lb7ba6 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 11:25:17 CET 2008

< No, it doesn't work without an IP address because tproxy2 uses nat rules
< which require an IP address on the bridge interface too.
< If another host connects to a proxy application, the proxy gets the
< incoming packets but it has to respond with others. The latter packets
< cannot be routed without that IP address.

< -
< Panther

Thanks Panther. Are there any plans to let TPROXY work in this request?

Because in some environment, IP address can not be assigned on the bridge.
If we need to put the linux box at the front of internet gateway, there will
be no IP address assigned.

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