About the D4_3_5_smtp_ipv6_ignore_1

This patch exclude from the MX list for a domain any hosts that have exclusively IPv6 addresses.

This patch should only be used under the direction of Mirapoint Support.

  1. This patch stops and starts the smtp services.
  2. This patch does not reboot the appliance, but it does interrupt services.
  3. The patch can be removed (uninstalled).
  4. Patch removal also stops the smtp service and starts it.

Installing the Patch

To install this patch, follow these steps:

  1. Use a telnet or ssh client to connect to the administration command-line interface on your Mirapoint system.

  2. Log in as an administrator.

  3. Get your current system software version:


    If the version reported is 4.3.5-GA, then you can install this patch.

  4. Install the D4_3_5_smtp_ipv6_ignore_1.mpu5 patch:

    update install ftp://ftp.mirapoint.com/pub/updates/D4_3_5_smtp_ipv6_ignore_1.mpu5

Always check the system log for important messages after performing an update -- whether it fails or succeeds.

NOTE: Installing this patch does not reboot the system, but it will restart smtp.

This patch can be uninstalled to revert to the previous functionality.
Uninstallation also does not reboot the system, but it will restart smtp.