Bug 205879 - sysctl net.inet6.ip6.v6only is missing a description
Summary: sysctl net.inet6.ip6.v6only is missing a description
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: kern (show other bugs)
Version: CURRENT
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Many People
Assignee: FreeBSD bugs mailing list
Keywords: easy, needs-patch
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-01-04 15:36 UTC by Mark Felder
Modified: 2016-02-18 23:31 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Mark Felder freebsd_committer 2016-01-04 15:36:51 UTC
$ sysctl -d net.inet6.ip6.v6only

This toggle sets whether or not wildcard bindings for ipv6 (::) are v6only or also bind to a v4 socket (
Comment 1 Marie Helene Kvello-Aune 2016-01-04 18:14:31 UTC
Looks like there are many undocumented sysctls in this MIB namespace. I'll take a sweep at them. :)
Comment 2 Marie Helene Kvello-Aune 2016-02-18 23:31:42 UTC
Added review D5336 addressing this PR.