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VETHER(4)                BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                VETHER(4)

NAME
     vether -- virtual Ethernet interface

SYNOPSIS
     pseudo-device vether

DESCRIPTION
     The vether interface simulates a normal Ethernet interface by encapsulat-
     ing standard network frames with an Ethernet header, specifically for use
     as a member in a bridge(4).

     To use vether the administrator needs to configure an address onto the
     interface so that packets can be routed to it.  An Ethernet header will
     be prepended and, if the vether interface is a member of a bridge(4), the
     frame will show up there.

SEE ALSO
     bridge(4), inet(4), inet6(4), hostname.if(5), ifconfig(8), netstart(8)

BUGS
     Like tun(4), the Ethernet address chosen will be partially random, and
     may occasionally collide with another address.

BSD                             April 23, 2017                             BSD