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Bridged Mode Pros and Cons

Posted: 2023-01-21
By: dwirch
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Bridged mode refers to a configuration setting on a network device, such as a router or a wireless access point, where the device connects multiple networks together and acts as a bridge between them. In this mode, the device forwards packets between the networks, allowing devices on different networks to communicate with each other as if they were on the same network. This can be useful in situations where you want to connect two separate networks together, such as connecting a wired network to a wireless network.

Pros and Cons

Some of the advantages of using bridged mode include:

However, there are also some downsides to using bridged mode:

It is important to consider the requirements of your network and the trade-offs between these pros and cons before deciding whether to use bridged mode or not.

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