Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Firebird 2.5.4 - CentOS - mon$remote_address
Author Steve Wiser
FYI - We are running CentOS 6.5 with Firebird 2.5.4 SuperClassic and we are correctly getting the IP addresses in the monitoring tables.


On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 3:56 AM, Marianne Castel - Titelive castel.m@... [firebird-support] <> wrote:

Hello ,


So Dmitry suggested it , we have disabled IPV6 on our server CentOS 7 (Firebird 2.5.4 Classic server (I forgot to mention it in my first mail)).

By following the centos FAQ :

Rebooting the server.

But even after this modification the mon$remote_address is still  giving


Any ideas are welcome.




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Objet : [firebird-support] Re: Firebird 2.5.4 - CentOS - mon$remote_address



08.06.2015 10:02, Marianne Castel wrote:
> We were working with Firebird 2.5.2 on Debian . At that time, in the
> monitoring table MON$ATTACHEMENTS I could see the IP address of the
> client connected to a database.
> Now our administrators have decided to work with CentOS and the last
> available packages thus Firebird 2.5.4, and now in the databases on
> that server in the table MON$ATTACHEMENTS table the field
> mon$remote_address always contains :
> May be that the server is different too (network connection?) …
> Any idea why the IP address is no more reported ? How could we have the
> IP address again in the monitoring table ?

Interesting. One possible explanation can be found here:

Firebird 2.x does not support IPv6 and always listens on a AF_INET (i.e.
v4) socket, but maybe it could be related somehow. Have you tried to
disable IPv6 on the new server box?