IPv6 range specification for allow/deny

Ruslan Ermilov ru at nginx.com
Thu Aug 15 11:59:34 UTC 2013

On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 11:51:33AM +0000, Jens Rantil wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to limit a range of IPv6 space to a "server" context using "allow" and "deny". I haven't been able to find any information on how to do this in the documentation, nor on the web. The only example I've found[1] is for fixed IPv6 adresses like so:
> allow   2620:100:e000::8001;
> [1] http://wiki.nginx.org/HttpAccessModule
> So far I have tried
> allow   2d00:1201::/32
> allow   [2d00:1201::]/32
> but nginx configuration validation complains. Is this IPv6 ranges possible to allow/deny? What is the correct format? Any input would be appreciated.

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