[clug] samba messages and IPV6?

Steve Walsh steve at nerdvana.org.au
Sun Feb 22 10:56:47 GMT 2009

As I understand it, this is an ipv4-embedded address, this just tells 
ipv6 "dual stack" capable devices that it's listening on a v4 address. 
IE - take a regular IPv4 addresses and put it in a special IPv6 format 
so it's recognized as being IPv4 addresses to capable devices.

Paul wrote:
> Since my update to Fedora 10
> I've been noticing some messages in the syslog which looks like IPV6 
> address, does anyone know what they mean and how can I fix them?
> eg
> smbd[7830]: [2009/02/22 18:59:57,  0] lib/util_sock.c:get_peer_name(1870)
> smbd[7830]:   Matchname failed on home.server ::ffff:
> my RPM versions:
> samba-3.2.8-0.26.fc10.i386.rpm
> samba-client-3.2.8-0.26.fc10.i386.rpm
> samba-common-3.2.8-0.26.fc10.i386.rpm
> samba-swat-3.2.8-0.26.fc10.i386.rpm
> samba-winbind-3.2.8-0.26.fc10.i386.rpm
> system-config-samba-1.2.67-3.fc10.noarch.rpm

Steve Walsh
Vice President / Sysadmin team member - Linux Australia
Networks and Technology - Linux.conf.au 2008

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