[Xymon] xymon and IPv6

Japheth Cleaver cleaver at terabithia.org
Mon Dec 12 16:28:00 CET 2016

On 12/12/2016 4:35 AM, Dirk Fries wrote:
> Hi List,
> I'm currently wondering about the development of IPv6 Tests in xymon.
> The only hints about planned development I could find on the web are 
> from 2012/2013.
> In the hosts.cfg I tried to define an IPv6 address with brackets [] 
> and without, but xymon just ignores those lines.
> Does anyone know if xymon can maybe do some basic tests like ping to 
> an IPv6 address or if there are any plans for IPv6 monitoring in the 
> future ?
> Thanks a lot in advance !

If you'd like to take a gander, the 4.x branch has IPv6 testing up and 
working. You can download a per-night tarball at 

I still have some pending patches for forward port from the 
soon-to-be-released-this-week 4.3.28 beta.


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