ipv6 testing

Scott Kitterman amavis at kitterman.com
Mon Jun 6 17:22:11 CEST 2011

On Monday, June 06, 2011 10:34:46 AM Mark Martinec wrote:
> > ipv6 testing
> > does it work ? :)
> It does - but details depend on what you have in mind.
> Postfix, amavisd and SpamAssassin since 3.3 can all deal just fine
> with IPv6 addresses found in a mail message.
> All configuration settings in amavisd understand and correctly deal
> with IPv6 addresses configured.
> Amavis can feed mail back to Postfix over an IPv6 (inet6) socket.
> The one thing lacking is the Net::Server module. The last released
> version does not yet support accepting sessions over IPv6.
> I have a patch for Net::Server which makes it understand IPv6,
> which I'm running here locally (as well as at some other sites),
> so this provides the missing link for the full internal mail path
> working over inet6. The amavisd-new-2.7.0 supports the
> configuration-side of this added Net::Server functionality.
> Let me know if someone needs the IPv6-enabling patch for
> Net::Server 0.99.

We're making a big push on IPv6 readiness in this Ubuntu development cycle, so 
I'd appreciate having the patch.

Scott K

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