[Redbrick-ipv6] Re: [Admin-discuss] RedBrick IPv6 Network

Philip Reynolds phil at redbrick.dcu.ie
Thu Dec 18 23:33:30 GMT 2003


Philip Reynolds's [phil at redbrick.dcu.ie] 0 lines of wisdom included:
> Colm MacCarthaigh's [colmmacc at redbrick.dcu.ie] 0 lines of wisdom included:
> > The introduction of IPv6 seems to gone relatively smoothly so far.
> > Ssh's port forwarding has changed subtley, previously when forwarding
> > a remote port to RedBrick, ie;
> > 
> >    ssh -R rbport:localmachine:localport carbon.redbrick.dcu.ie
> > 
> > would result in Carbon listening on "rbport" on 127.0.0.1. Now
> > that sshd is running with the -6 argument, it listens on rbport
> > on the ::1 (IPv6 localhost) address instead. I don't know of a
> > way to change this, but then - I havn't looked yet :)
> 
> Excuse my ignorance, but does sshd need the -6 switch? 

Some of my post seems to have disappeared there.

The only reason I ask is that I have ipv6 enabled hosts here and I
can ssh to and from them fine and I'm not running with the -6
switch.

The manpage also seems to imply this "forces" IPv6..

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