NetworkManager Bridges in Fedora

Lorenzo Dalrio lorenzo.dalrio at
Tue Jan 21 08:31:04 UTC 2014

I have a half-working setup: I use a bridge on my home server to connect
via vpn like if i was at home, but i am unable to create a tap device with
I have bridge0 and em1 managed by NetworkManager and an ifcfg-tap0 file to
bring up tap0 before openvpn start.

2014/1/16 Steve Dickson <SteveD at>

> Hello,
> Has anybody had any luck with getting bridges
> consistently up in running in either F19 or F20?
> I know I have not...
> I go into setup/networks. Add a bridge which creates
> two file in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts
> ifcfg-Bridge_connection_1
> ifcfg-bridge0_slave_1
> The contents seem reasonable.
> After I reboot, I go back in to setup/networks. The status
> of the bridge is "connecting" and the Bridge slaves
> are "none"???
> Anybody know what has to happen to get this code working??
> tia,
> steved.
> P.S. If there is a better list for me to ask this
>      question, please point me to it...
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