Creating network bridge on boot

Bill Marcum bmarcum at
Thu Oct 20 13:33:54 UTC 2005

On Mon, 10 Oct 2005 18:30:45 +0100, Tim Vaughan 
  <talltim at> wrote:
> I run OpenVPN on my Ubuntu server and bridge the VPN interfaces (one
> per VPN).  To do this, I manually create the bridge each time after
> boot.  This has worked ok so far but it's a hassle and means that if
> the server ever gets reset (power failure etc.) I have to restore the
> VPNs manually.
> How can I create this bridge immediately after boot?  The commands I
> run are (all in a single executable file):

man update-rc.d
man 5 interfaces

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