[clamav-users] update report

Gene Heskett gheskett at shentel.net
Sun Jul 1 04:23:29 EDT 2018


On Sunday 01 July 2018 02:17:41 Gary R. Schmidt wrote:

> On 01/07/2018 10:22, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > I'm still logging this about every other freshclam run:
> >
> > Sat Jun 30 18:49:53 2018 -> nonblock_connect: connect(): fd=4
> > errno=101: Network is unreachable
> > Sat Jun 30 18:49:53 2018 -> Can't connect to port 80 of host
> > db.us.clamav.net (IP: 2400:cb00:2048:1::6810:ba8a)
> >
> > And I've rm'd mirrors.dat several times.
>
> Do you have an IPv6 network connection to the outside world?
>
No. And its generally disabled sitewide.  The nearest ipv6 is probably in 
Pittsburg PA or Charleston WV, both 100+ miles away. This is WV where 
such as ipv6 will take another 20 years to penetrate the last mile.

> That's what "2400:cb00:2048:1::6810:ba8a" is trying to do.
>
> I noticed the same thing was happening with my freshclam, had a look
> at the configure options, reconfigured with "--disable-ipv6", rebuilt
> and reinstalled.
>
That really ought to have been a freshclam.conf controlled option, but 
not according to the man pages.

> No more noise.
>
IOW, its falling back to ipv4 and continueing on its merry way.

> 	Cheers,
> 		Gary	B-)

Thanks for the clarification, Gary.
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