Bug 128465 - [request] mount_smbfs(8) does not support IPv6
Summary: [request] mount_smbfs(8) does not support IPv6
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: bin (show other bugs)
Version: 7.0-RELEASE
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-bugs mailing list
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-10-29 18:10 UTC by David Horn
Modified: 2019-09-09 19:41 UTC (History)
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Description David Horn 2008-10-29 18:10:03 UTC
This has been tested against 7.0-RELEASE, 7-STABLE, and -CURRENT as of

mount_smbfs(8) does not currently support connections over IPv6.  A quick
look at the source shows instances of gethostbyname(), and it likely also
does not support connecting to port 445 without netbios (as required for
cifs/smb over IPv6)

This bug is more important (IMHO) now as Samba has gone mainstream with
IPv6 support with the 3.2 release.

How-To-Repeat: Attempt to mount any IPv6 accessible share with mount_smbfs (requires
either Samba 3.2 IPv6 enabled server, or a Windows Server 2003/2008 IPv6
Comment 1 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 08:00:12 UTC
For bugs matching the following criteria:

Status: In Progress Changed: (is less than) 2014-06-01

Reset to default assignee and clear in-progress tags.

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