How can I share the Speedify bonded connection on Linux via Ethernet?

Speedify can be configured to share the VPN connection as a Ethernet router that other device can join. 

Configuring Speedify as an Ethernet Router

Configure the sharing options in /etc/speedify/speedify.conf. Make sure you have root access by using the sudo command.

To share over a Wi-Fi interface wlan0, set:


where eth1 is the interface that will connect to the client devices. For Raspberry Pi users, "eth0" is typically the built in Ethernet port.

Note that you can only share over an Ethernet port that is not connected to an internet source. Pick one ethernet card to share with your client or client devices, and it must not be one of the ones that are connected to the internet already.

If sharing over an ethernet connection, those are the only options you need to configure. You can adjust the sharing DHCP range and DNS settings, if desired.

Once you have configured the sharing settings, save the file and then run:

sudo service speedify restart

The first time running this after enabling sharing might take a little while so that Speedify can install and configure the necessary packages. Subsequent starts should be much quicker.

Stop Speedify Sharing

To stop using the Ethernet for sharing, configure the sharing options in /etc/speedify/speedify.conf.


You will need to restart the Speedify service for the change to take effect.

When you start sharing, Speedify will automatically set the SHARE_INTERFACE to the NEVER priority, so that Speedify will ignore it and not use it as an Internet connection. If you disable sharing and want to use the SHARE_INTERFACE as an Internet connection again, change it back to another priority. For, example, you can set eth1 to Always:

/usr/share/speedify/speedify_cli adapter priority eth1 always

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