[Firehol-support] migration IPv4 to IPv6: host/network `[IPv4]' not found

Jerome BENOIT g6299304p at rezozer.net
Fri Jul 25 07:06:29 BST 2014

Hello List,

On 24/07/14 23:40, Mihai Hanor wrote:
> Hello,
> What version of FireHOL are you using?


 Without seeing it, I would think that's due to wrong syntax, in your config file.
> You should look here: http://firehol.org/upgrade/ 

Indeed, thanks.

Also, there are more tutorials on the website.
> If you can, provide us with the line that triggers the error. The FireHOL error message should point you right to it.

I figured out my mistake: I naively thought that ip6tables must be able to convert IPv4 tuples into IPv6 ones [1]:
it does not.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPv6#IPv4-mapped_IPv6_addresses

> Hope this helps,

It does, thanks a lot,

> Mihai
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>     *From:* Jerome BENOIT <g6299304p at rezozer.net>
>     *To:* "firehol-support at lists.firehol.org" <firehol-support at lists.firehol.org>
>     *Sent:* Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:12 PM
>     *Subject:* [Firehol-support] migration IPv4 to IPv6: host/network `[IPv4]' not found
>     Hello List,
>     I am currently configuring an firewall (with FireHOL, of course) on an IPv6 box.
>     I get the following message during my try:
>     ip6tables v1.4.14: host/network `[IPv4]' not found
>     Try `ip6tables -h' or 'ip6tables --help' for more information.
>     Is it expected ? How can we work around it ?
>     Thanks in advance,
>     Jerome
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