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Re: IPv6 enabled Nginx default bind port

September 06, 2009 08:49AM
Igor Sysoev Wrote:
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> On Sun, Sep 06, 2009 at 04:24:31AM -0400, zobo
> wrote:
>
> > Hi.
> > Many thanks for your reply.
> >
> > I do not want it to be ipv6only - I did however
> find the option in ru docs and source. I want it
> to be 6 and 4. As it is in case I put listen
> [::]:80. What I am suggesting is that if nginx is
> compiled --with-ipv6 that listen is by default
> [::]:80 instead of 80.
> >
> > To be even more descriptive: If I have an ipv6
> enabled nginx and put this in configuration
> >
> > server {
> > root /var/www;
> > }
> >
> > This will listen on IPv4 port 80 and it will not
> be accessible over ipv6. I have to put:
> >
> > server {
> > listen [::]:80;
> > root /var/www;
> > }
> >
> > If I then add another server declaration and
> forget to add listen [::]:80, nginx will fail to
> start up.
> >
> > I'm just saying, if ipv6 is enabled, it is
> desired, and default listen should be [::]:80
> instead od 80.
> >
> > Hope I was able to explain better what I meant
> now.
>
> Well, I understand your point.
> I think that now IPv6 is still used occasionally
> and many people may
> built nginx --with-ipv6 just in store or may use a
> package built --with-ipv6,
> i.e. they do not really want ipv6.
>
> And if nginx will bind() to "[::]:80" by default,
> ulimate result will
> depend on OS IPv6ONLY settings: on FreeBSD nginx
> will bind to "[::]:80" only
> while on Linux nginx will bind to both "*:80" and
> "[::]:80".
>
>
> --
> Igor Sysoev
> http://sysoev.ru/en/


I understand. Did not think about other OS that much.
I will still patch nginx for my use.

Thanks for your time.

Best regards,
-Zobo
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zobo September 06, 2009 03:39AM

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Igor Sysoev September 06, 2009 04:10AM

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Igor Sysoev September 06, 2009 04:16AM

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zobo September 06, 2009 04:24AM

Re: IPv6 enabled Nginx default bind port

Igor Sysoev September 06, 2009 08:26AM

Re: IPv6 enabled Nginx default bind port

zobo September 06, 2009 08:49AM

Re: IPv6 enabled Nginx default bind port

kuisma September 27, 2009 03:33AM

Re: IPv6 enabled Nginx default bind port

Igor Sysoev September 27, 2009 03:56AM

Re: IPv6 enabled Nginx default bind port

kuisma September 27, 2009 05:26AM

Re: IPv6 enabled Nginx default bind port

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