Appendix IV: Bridged Architecture – Examples of Potential Configurations

IV.1 Introduction

The pictures and descriptions in the following scenarios are intended to provide examples of the bridge interworking of many of the requirements in this document.

The network used in this sequence of examples has 5 PCs, which are described as being connected over Ethernet. For purposes of these scenarios, the physical network and the exact nature of the connected devices are not relevant.

IV.2 Managed Bridge

Figure 16: Example: Managed Bridge Configuration

IV.2.1 Local Management

IV.3 Unmanaged Bridge

Figure 17: Example: Unmanaged Bridge Configuration

IV.3.1 Local Management