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Re: Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive

Maxim Dounin
August 25, 2010 03:02PM
Hello!

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 08:01:17PM +0200, Piotr Sikora wrote:

> Hi,
>
> >Note well: listen with hostname always uses *one* address returned
> >by hostname lookup, the first one returned by gethostbyname(). It
> >doesn't make sense to attempt to use it with hostname which
> >resolves to multiple addresses.
>
> But is that correct behavior? Shouldn't nginx listen on all of them?

I've just outlined how it works. If you feel brave enough - you
may try to produce patch to which changes "listen" to use all
addresses hostname resolves to. But I suspect it's size will be
bigger than the problem deserves.

> >I believe correct solution would be to make
> >
> > listen example.com;
> >
> >to use ipv6 address if no ipv4 addresses were found.
>
> Why not on both?

Just to preserve "how it works".

Maxim Dounin

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Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive

Matthias-Christian Ott 3457 August 25, 2010 03:28AM

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mike 2124 August 25, 2010 03:32AM

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Maxim Dounin 1105 August 25, 2010 07:06AM

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Matthias-Christian Ott 1149 August 25, 2010 01:40PM

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Re: Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive

Matthias-Christian Ott 1353 August 25, 2010 07:56PM

Re: Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive

Piotr Sikora 1006 August 25, 2010 02:02PM

Re: Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive

Maxim Dounin 1026 August 25, 2010 03:02PM

Re: Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive

Piotr Sikora 1266 August 27, 2010 03:38AM

[PATCH] Make ipv6only default (was: Re: Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive)

Matthias-Christian Ott 1065 August 27, 2010 06:04PM

Re: [PATCH] Make ipv6only default (was: Re: Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive)

Matthias-Christian Ott 1410 August 28, 2010 06:56PM

Re: Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive

Matthias-Christian Ott 1220 August 25, 2010 08:26PM

Re: Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive

Piotr Sikora 1250 August 27, 2010 03:44AM



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