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Re: upgrade? broke exim4

Mike McClain <mike.junk@nethere.com> writes:

> Mihamina Rakotomandimby <mihamina.rakotomandimby@rktmb.org> wrote:
>> Does your Exim listen on IPv4 localhost?
> I think so. At leastwhen I run 'do netstat -tlpn | grep :25', I see:
> tcp        0      0  * LISTEN      22669/exim4
> until exim4 quits since it can't connect to port 25 leaving this:
>     socket bind() to port 25 for address ::1 failed:
>         Cannot assign requested address: daemon abandoned
> in /var/log/exim4/paniclog.
> Can anyone suggest what's necessary to connect to port 25?
> I've compared a month old backups copy of /etc/* to what's there today
> but see no differences that would account for losing the ability
> to grab email.

It tries to bind to the ipv6 adress of the local interface.  

Maybe ipv6 is disabled in your system. Do you see the ::1 address when
you run 'ip addr' ?

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