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From: Roman Mamedov <>
To: lejeczek <>
Cc: WireGuard mailing list <>
Subject: Re: wgX iface as slave to a bridge - Linux
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 19:07:31 +0500
Message-ID: <20210425190731.5625f0ab@natsu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sat, 24 Apr 2021 11:11:50 +0100
lejeczek <> wrote:

> Hi guys.
> Apologies, I'll bother you guys as I failed to find some 
> better places to ask, I searched for forums etc. but failed.
> Can wiregurard ifaces be enslaved by LInux bridge? I tried 
> but it did not work for me. Similarly "mavclan" - 
> would/should wireguard work that way?
> What I've tried and failed was on CentOS stream with 
> 4.18.0-294.el8.x86_64.

As others have replied, it is an L3 interface, not L2 which can join bridges.
One solution that many use is to run an L2 tunnel over WireGuard, such as
VXLAN or GRETAP. But then you lose even more MTU compared to the standard 1500.

With respect,

      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-04-25 14:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <>
2021-04-24 10:11 ` lejeczek
2021-04-25  5:33   ` Mike O'Connor
2021-04-25 12:21   ` Chriztoffer Hansen
2021-04-25 13:13     ` lejeczek
2021-04-27 19:49       ` Ivan Labáth
2021-04-25 14:07   ` Roman Mamedov [this message]

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