nginx proxy fails using v6 hosts?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Tue Dec 14 01:29:56 MSK 2010


On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 10:09:47PM +0100, Sven 'Darkman' Michels wrote:

> I tried to use a internal v6 "only" host as proxy target, but i got this:
> 30279#0: *68 six.internal.tld could not be resolved (3: Host not found), client:
> ::ffff:x.x.x.x, server: dualstack.external.tld, request: "GET / HTTP/1.1", host:
> "six.internal.dualstack.external.tld"
> nginx was accessed via. v4 on the dual stack box. The resolver is specified in
> the location, works for v4, on the box i can also resolve the v6, but nginx
> cannot or at least the proxy module?

Proxy (as well as other backend modules) doesn't support IPv6.

Maxim Dounin

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