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I have installed oidentd and it is not working with ipv6s only, it works with ipv4 just fine. I have done some search on google and applied a patch on oidentd to work with ipv6 but i still cant make it to work. Here is the copy/paste.

root@mustang [~]# lsof -i -n -P | grep oidentd
oidentd 6065 nobody 6u IPv4 5906 0t0 TCP *:113 (LISTEN)
oidentd 6065 nobody 7u IPv6 5907 0t0 TCP *:113 (LISTEN)

telnet ::1 113
Trying ::1...
Connected to ::1.
Escape character is '^]'.

I also tried changing the value 0 to 1 in /proc/sys/net/ipv6/bindv6only still doesn't help. I even tried editing the setting in /etc/init.d/oidentd to execute oidentd with -a :: still nothing. All of my users are getting ~ symbol ifront of their ident. Here is one example

Nick is ~d34m0n@2607:5300:60:5177::21e3:4232 * ...

what am I missing? it's been a week and i am still scratching my head.

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