How to stop my services from trying to bind to IPv6?

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Mon Aug 11 13:36:30 UTC 2008

Redd Vinylene writes:

>  I haven't enabled IPv6, yet many of my processes are trying to bind to it.
>  Aug 11 16:19:13 camel named[1562]: couldn't add command channel
>  ::1#953: socket already bound
>  Aug 11 16:19:20 camel sshd[1757]: error: Bind to port 22 on :: failed:
>  Invalid argument.
>  Is there an easy way to stop these services from trying to bind to
>  IPv6, other than explicitly telling each and every one not to do so?

	In both cases, the first place to check would be the config

				Robert Huff

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