Much of the bridging functions are performed by end systems, particularly the source.
A sending station defines the bridges that the frame must visit.
It was designed by IEEE to be used with token ring LANs.</li></li></ul><li>CONFIGURATION OF BRIDGES<br /><ul><li>Network Bridge, is a feature of the Network Connections folder that allows a computer with multiple network adapters to act as a bridge, connecting different local area network (LAN) segments.
Required to connect different networking technologies such as a wired Ethernet segment and a wireless segment.
It is a new feature in Windows XP & there is no need to purchase an additional hardware-based bridge device.
Requirement- network adapters installed for all the LAN segments.</li></li></ul><li>A BRIDGE CONNECTING TWO LAN SEGMENTS <br />(A & B)<br />