[smokeping-users] IPv6 and Slaves

Peter Kristolaitis alter3d at alter3d.ca
Wed Apr 22 17:49:10 CEST 2009

"could not be run: ::1 address not found"  is the key here;  sounds like it's an issue of not having the ::1 address assigned to the lo0 interface (or whatever your particular OS uses) more than an issue of not having fping6 installed.

Chris Gotstein wrote:
> We have just implemented IPv6 on one of our backbone connections.  I was 
> able to setup IPv6 polling using fping6 on my master server, which is 
> the only server connected to the IPv6 backbone.  My other 2 slaves are 
> on different backbone connections and do not have IPv6 access.  When i 
> put in the fping6 probe, one my slaves will no longer start up.  This is 
> the error i get:
> Sent data to Server and got new config in response.
> ERROR: fping ('/usr/local/sbin/fping6 -C 1 ::1') could not be run: ::1 
> address not found
>   at (eval 30) line 1
> fping6 exists in that location, and i'm not using any of the slaves to 
> do the IPv6 polling.  My other slave server starts up just fine and it 
> doesn't have an IPv6 connections as well.  Any suggestions?

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