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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ApacheDS and ipv6 support on windows
Date Wed, 16 Jan 2008 11:14:46 GMT
Norval Hope wrote:
> Hi All,
>  
> I was recently flabbergasted to find out that no Sun JDK 1.5+ supports 
> NIO sever support over ipv6 on any version of Windows (due to lack of 
> support for dual-mode sockets in the underlying Windows stack 
> implementation), and that the situation is only likely to be resolved 
> in the future in JDK 7 on top of Vista (refer 
> http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6230761 ).
>  
> Hence my current understanding is that clients who want ApacheDS to 
> listen on an ipv6 socket at start-up will have to use a Unix variant 
> on which the JDK doesn't suffer this problem. Have I missed / 
> misunderstsood anything here, or is there perhaps another JDK 
> implementation with an enhanced NIO implementation (or some other 
> cunning technique) that may represent a "get out of jail" card for me 
> and my clients as far as pre-Vista Windows is concerned?
>  
> Many thanks.
You should be able to make it work using this flag to the JVM CL :
/-Djava.net.preferIPv4Stack=true/

The server will now listen on an IPV4 socket at startup.

Hope it helps.


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cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny
www.iktek.com
directory.apache.org



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