jimpop at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 17:12:18 UTC 2014
On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 12:59 PM, Maxim Dounin <mdounin at mdounin.ru> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 12:29:03PM -0400, Jim Popovitch wrote:
>> Should proxy_pass retry ipv4 if ipv6 fails? Currently (1.5.12), it
>> does not, and there is no way to force proxy_pass to always use ipv4.
> In no particular order:
> - The proxy_next_upstream is expected to retry by default.
Yes, that works if the host name has 2 or more A OR 2 or more AAAA
records. proxy_next_upstream does not appear to transition to the
next protocol (i.e. from ipv4 to ipv6)
> - There _is_ a way to force proxy_pass to always use ipv4 - you
> should configure your system accordingly, and
> getaddrinfo(AI_ADDRCONFIG) as used by nginx will do the right
> thing. E.g., on Linux net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 can be set
> to disable use of ipv6.
:-) That's unacceptable!! :-) I don't want people to disable ipv6,
I want proxy_pass to use ipv6 and upon failure use ipv4. ;-)
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