[pve-devel] [PATCH docs] pveproxy: improve LISTEN_IP doc

Oguz Bektas o.bektas at proxmox.com
Wed Apr 28 13:16:08 CEST 2021


* fix small typo
* add details for link-local addresses
* mention that pveproxy needs to be restarted

Signed-off-by: Oguz Bektas <o.bektas at proxmox.com>
---
 pveproxy.adoc | 10 +++++++++-
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/pveproxy.adoc b/pveproxy.adoc
index 08c5f63..b9f8ade 100644
--- a/pveproxy.adoc
+++ b/pveproxy.adoc
@@ -71,10 +71,18 @@ exposure to the public internet:
 
  LISTEN_IP="192.0.2.1"
 
-Similarly you can also set a n IPv6 address:
+Similarly you can also set an IPv6 address:
 
  LISTEN_IP="2001:db8:85a3::1"
 
+And for a link-local IPv6 address on vmbr0 (interface name is necessary in this case):
+
+ LISTEN_IP="fe80::d8ee:34ff:fe37:4579%vmbr0"
+
+After the change you have to restart `pveproxy` for it to take effect:
+
+ systemctl restart pveproxy
+
 WARNING: The nodes in a cluster need access to `pveproxy` for communication,
 possibly on different sub-nets. It is **not recommended** to set `LISTEN_IP` on
 clustered systems.
-- 
2.20.1




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