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IPv6 formatting

Posted: 11/18/2013 19:33:22
by Jamie Barron (Basic support level)
Joined: 11/18/2013
Posts: 2

Hi there,

I'm using your HTTP Get sample code to make a request to an IPv6 web server, but am a little confused as to how this should be entered. Could you advise how I should enter an IPv6 address please?

Posted: 11/19/2013 01:24:41
by Vsevolod Ievgiienko (Team)

Thank you for contacting us.

First of all you should turn TElHTTPSClient.UseIPv6 on. Then you may call its Get method with parameters like: http://[2001:0db8:11a3:09d7:1f34:8a2e:07a0:765d].
Posted: 11/19/2013 11:44:32
by Jamie Barron (Basic support level)
Joined: 11/18/2013
Posts: 2

Hi Vsevolod,

I've added a line "HTTPSClient.UseIPv6 = true;" directly before the "HTTPSClient.Get(URL);", but I'm now getting the exception of a connection error, code 96260 and I see no request going out over Wireshark. The address I'm making the request to shows in the URL parameter as:


I see this error code mentioned elsewhere on these forums occurring with invalid characters being passed, but don't understand what could be wrong with this character set...?

Posted: 11/20/2013 01:31:39
by Vsevolod Ievgiienko (Team)

What SecureBlackbox edition do you use (VCL, .NET etc.)?



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