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Rob Schultz rschultz7 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 20:16:34 MSD 2011

> When running two vhosts, one of which listens on [::], the other on localhost, nginx will fail with this error:
> 2011/06/01 10:12:35 [emerg] 9750#0: bind() to failed (98: Address already in use)
> My understanding was that this error stems from [::] being inclusive of, causing nginx to attempt to bind it twice.
> However, replacing the `listen localhost;` with `listen [::1];` removes the error, despite the fact that [::1] is also included within [::]. 

I think you ran into the issue of linux binding to both ipv6 and ipv4 by default.
you probably want to use
listen [::] ipv6only=on;

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