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I have a problem for a new install on debian 10 to use an IPv6 address on Nginx. The version of Nginx is 1.14.2. When I verify that Nginx supports IPv6, I see that it is not enabled. I use this command:

nginx -V

Previously I did an installation on Debian 9 where Nginx (v. 1.10.3) had IPv6 support enabled by default.

I fixed my problem on Debian 10 by compiling Nginx with the --with-ipv6 option. But I'm surprised it's no longer enabled by default. That's why I opened this post.

Thanks for your help.

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I continued my research and saw that between version 1.10.3 and version 1.14.2 Nginx had removed the flag --with-ipv6 to integrate by default the support of IPv6. Mystery solved.

Source: http://nginx.org/en/CHANGES

Changes with nginx 1.11.5

*) Change: the --with-ipv6 configure option was removed, now IPv6 support is configured automatically.

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