Networking Bridge (VPN)


New Member
Dec 3, 2022
I recently set up a Proxmox VE server and encountered a networking challenge that I believe some of you might have experience with. I'm looking to create a custom bridge on my Proxmox server that would allow specific containers to access the internet through my VPN provider servers without installing their software or wireguard software on each container individually.

Here's a brief overview of my setup:

1. Proxmox VE: I have Proxmox VE installed on my server.

2. Default Bridge: There's a standard default bridge for networking that provides internet access to all VMs and LXC containers.

What I Want to Achieve: I want to create another bridge that has my providers VPN certificates available and can provide internet access to selected containers but only through my providers servers. This way, I can route specific containers' internet traffic through their VPN without having to install the VPN software on each container individually.

My Questions:
  • Is it possible to create a custom bridge on Proxmox that routes traffic through a VPN?
  • How can I configure this custom bridge to make it work as intended?
  • Are there any potential pitfalls or challenges I should be aware of?
I would greatly appreciate any guidance or advice on how to set up this custom bridge or if it's even feasible. If you have experience with a similar setup or know of any resources that might be helpful, please share your insights.

Thank you in advance for your assistance!


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