IPv6 & Apple

Earthednet-wp prothero at earthednet.org
Tue Aug 23 10:47:30 EDT 2016


I put up a simple stack that might help you get started with php access to a MySQL db, perhaps helpful.
http://es.earthednet.org/SoftwareForEducation
Best,
Bill

William Prothero
http://es.earthednet.org

> On Aug 22, 2016, at 10:19 PM, Charles Warwick <charles at techstrategies.com.au> wrote:
> 
>> On 23/08/2016 2:27 pm, Charles Warwick wrote:
>> Hi Scott,
>> 
>> Ok, there are a couple of issues there.
>> 
>> Using "198.01.234.54:1234" as tDatabaseAddress indicates you are using a hardcoded IPv4 address which can cause problems.
>> 
>> However there is a bigger issue there in that the database library in LC does not support IPv6.
>> 
>> This means that for iOS apps that you want to submit to the app store, you cannot directly connect to a remote database server using LC's built-in database library.
> I should clarify that further... the database library does not support the use IPv6 addresses in a similar manner to what you are doing with the IPv4 address above.
> 
> However, looking back through the archives, Fraser mentioned that it should work if you use a hostname instead (e.g. database.mydomain.com).
> 
> If that is correct (I have not tested it), you should be able to just set up a DNS entry that resolves to the IP address you are using, and change tDatabaseAddress accordingly.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Charles
> 
> 
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