How to configure a bridged network interface for KVM using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later

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Issue

  • How do I configure a bridged network interface for KVM using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later?
  • On RHEL 6, what is the recommended procedure for creating a virtual machine network that can receive an external IP address?
  • How to configure bridge network for my kvm guest ?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 or later
  • KVM virtual machines
  • Networking

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