Documentation Home
MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual
Related Documentation Download this Manual
PDF (US Ltr) - 35.4Mb
PDF (A4) - 35.5Mb
PDF (RPM) - 34.5Mb
EPUB - 8.7Mb
HTML Download (TGZ) - 8.5Mb
HTML Download (Zip) - 8.5Mb
HTML Download (RPM) - 7.3Mb
Eclipse Doc Plugin (TGZ) - 9.3Mb
Eclipse Doc Plugin (Zip) - 11.5Mb
Man Pages (TGZ) - 201.4Kb
Man Pages (Zip) - 306.8Kb
Info (Gzip) - 3.3Mb
Info (Zip) - 3.3Mb
Excerpts from this Manual

MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual  /  ...  /  Verifying System Support for IPv6

6.1.8.1 Verifying System Support for IPv6

Before MySQL Server can accept IPv6 connections, the operating system on your server host must support IPv6. As a simple test to determine whether that is true, try this command:

shell> ping6 ::1
16 bytes from ::1, icmp_seq=0 hlim=64 time=0.171 ms
16 bytes from ::1, icmp_seq=1 hlim=64 time=0.077 ms
...

To produce a description of your system's network interfaces, invoke ifconfig -a and look for IPv6 addresses in the output.

If your host does not support IPv6, consult your system documentation for instructions on enabling it. It might be that you need only reconfigure an existing network interface to add an IPv6 address. Or a more extensive change might be needed, such as rebuilding the kernel with IPv6 options enabled.

These links may be helpful in setting up IPv6 on various platforms:


User Comments
Sign Up Login You must be logged in to post a comment.