Adding IPv6 support to Samba

Rafal Szczesniak mimir at
Mon Apr 15 18:00:03 GMT 2002

On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, Nathan Lutchansky wrote:

> Has anybody thought about or attempted to do this?  Although IPv4
> addressing is deeply embedded in NBT, SMB has no IPv4 dependencies at all,
> so it is straightforward to run direct-hosted SMB (port 445) over IPv6.

Thought ? yes
Attempted ? no, unfortunatelly I'm coding other things now :)

> Is this a feature anybody else would like to have?

Last time it came to my mind, I thought it's a good thing.

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