SYS_CONTEXT('USERENV','IP_ADDRESS') Doesn'T Return Ipv4 Address When Ipv6 is Enabled

(Doc ID 1175504.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using the listener

select sys_context('USERENV','IP_ADDRESS') from dual;

returns the correct IPv4 Address
With the listener the result is "::ffff:".
The listener.ora files are identical for the 11.1 and 11.2 listeners.


This happens when using a instead of the listener with a database.


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