[Samba] Samba-3.6.1 release IPV6 issue

Prashant Kashyap pkashyap at ikanos.com
Sun Nov 13 05:48:49 MST 2011

Hi David/Takahashi,
  Thanks for your response.

I am trying this way only, but could able to connect it.
It would be grateful if you could provide the complete detail.

After connecting it returns a error : network name is not available.


-----Original Message-----
From: David Holder [mailto:david.holder at erion.co.uk]
Sent: Sat 11/12/2011 4:12 PM
To: TAKAHASHI Motonobu
Cc: Prashant Kashyap; samba at samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba-3.6.1 release IPV6 issue

You can specify an IPv6 address in Windows using the ipv6-literal.net. 





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On 12/11/2011 07:12, TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
> From: Prashant Kashyap<pkashyap at ikanos.com>
> Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 17:56:33 +0530
>>    I am trying to use the shared files from Windows 7 using IPV6 address.
>> But I couldn't able to map or access it through V6 address, though I can
>> access it through IPV4 address.
> (snip)
>> If possible please provide all the steps including smb.conf and windows
>> 7 settings if any thing require to be change for especially IPV6.
> 1st: map an IPv6 address to a hostname using hosts file or DNS.
> 2nd: connect to the server with \\hostname syntax.
> AFAIK, you cannot specify IPv6 address directly. That's Windows'
> design.
> ---
> TAKAHASHI Motonobu<monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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