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Re: BUG #2642: Connection problems without IPv6

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Christoph Zwerschke" <cito(at)online(dot)de>,<pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #2642: Connection problems without IPv6
Date: 2006-09-27 07:47:25
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCEA0FBEF@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      2642
> Logged by:          Christoph Zwerschke
> Email address:      cito(at)online(dot)de
> PostgreSQL version: 8.1.4
> Operating system:   Win XP
> Description:        Connection problems without IPv6
> Details: 
> 
> I am using PostgreSQL 8.1.4 on Win XP, installed from the 
> official binary.
> 
> When I start the PostgreSQL service, and I have my LAN 
> network interface activated with TCP/IP installed, but IPv6 
> deinstalled, I cannot connect to the PostgreSQL database. In 
> the log file, I get the following error
> message:
> 
> "LOG: could not receive data from client: An operation was 
> attempted on something that is not a socket."
> 
> This problem does *not* happen if:
> 
> - the LAN network interface is deactivated or
> - the TCP/IP protocol is deactivated or
> - the TCP/IP protocol is activated, and TCP/IP v6 protocol is 
> installed (must not be activated)
> 
> It happens only if:
> 
> - the LAN network interface is activated and
> - the TCP/IP protocol is activated and
> - the TCP/IP v6 protocol is not installed

I've never seen any mention at all about this before. Do you have any
antivirus or firewall software on this machine? Especially firewall
software has a bad habit of breaking regular winsock operations, as
we've seen in many different cases...

Also, what is the value of listen_addresses in your postgresql.conf?


//Magnus

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