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Forward Trap action cannot resolve hostname to ipV6 address

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Created by Interspire Import, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Issue:

When setting up a New Trap Rule (Edit Forward Trap Action), the error message "hostname cannot be resolved to an IP Address" is displayed if a hostname only resolvable to an IPv6 address is specified.

Cause:

Although the popup window asks for either the hostname or IP address, you need to enter the IP address in the case of an IPv6 address.

Resolution:

Use the IPv6 address instead of the hostname.
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