Description of problem:
Connecting to IMAP or POP over IPv6 works, but logging don't display IPv6 addresses
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1) enable IPv6 on system
2) enable IMAP or POP service on xinetd.d
3) restart xinetd
Sep 20 20:36:53 gate imapd: Authenticated user=peter host=NON-IPv4
Sep 20 20:32:10 gate ipop3d: Auth user=peter host=NON-IPv4 nmsgs=1/1
Expected Results: Logging of IPv6 addresses
Mho: bug can be closed with cantfix (outdated version of OS)
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I hoped, this bug was fixed since 2002, but testing this now in FC5 I found the
issue still exists - will change release:
Aug 5 10:52:31 gatemuc imapd: Login user=peter host=[NON-IPv4]
Aug 5 10:52:38 gatemuc imapd: Logout user=peter host=[NON-IPv4]
Used xinetd config:
socket_type = stream
wait = no
user = root
server = /usr/sbin/imapd
log_on_success += HOST DURATION
log_on_failure += HOST
disable = no
flags = IPv6
Tested version: uw-imap-2004g-4.fc5.2
Testing uw-imap-2006g-2.fc6 I found, that this issue is finally solved now:
Apr 11 14:20:15 s xinetd: START: pop3 pid=5331 from=::ffff:127.0.0.1
Apr 11 14:20:25 s xinetd: EXIT: pop3 status=0 pid=5331 duration=10(sec)
Apr 11 14:20:29 s xinetd: START: pop3 pid=5333 from=::1
Apr 11 14:20:38 s xinetd: EXIT: pop3 status=0 pid=5333 duration=9(sec)
So this bug can be closed now.
Closing the bug as requested by the bug reporter.