Re: fatal: accept connection: Invalid argument

From: Duane Hill (no email)
Date: Tue Feb 27 2007 - 14:55:09 EST

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    On Tue, 27 Feb 2007, Victor Duchovni wrote:

    > On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 02:45:48PM -0500, Wietse Venema wrote:
    >
    >> Victor Duchovni:
    >>> On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 07:35:11PM +0000, Duane Hill wrote:
    >>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Is there by any chance IPv6 traffic your system on port 25?
    >>>>
    >>>> There shouldn't be any IP6 traffic. I only have two IPs defined on the NIC
    >>>> as IP4. Nor do I see anything in logs with the IP6 notation.
    >>>>
    >>>
    >>> Do you have an IPv6 loopback address (::1)? Does netstat report any port
    >>> 25 IPv6 listen endpoints?
    >>
    >> FreeBSD always lists a bunch of link-local or network-local addresses:
    >>
    >> em0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
    >> options=1b<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,VLAN_MTU,VLAN_HWTAGGING>
    >> inet6 fe80::211:25ff:feaf:772d%em0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
    >> inet 192.168.248.237 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.248.255
    >> ether 00:11:25:af:77:2d
    >> media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
    >> status: active
    >
    > If the physical NIC has no public IPv6 addresses the most likely v6
    > address to receive connections is ::1. This is worth a test:
    >
    > $ telnet ::1 25

    []# telnet ::1 25
    Trying ::1...
    telnet: connect to address ::1: No route to host
    telnet: Unable to connect to remote host


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