Webhook: Config URL host is invalid

Hey there, I am trying to write my own webhook listener from scratch in Python3 and it listens for TCP connections already. Though I am unable to setup a webhook for any repository. It always states “Config URL host is invalid” and I am running out of ideas what the issue is. Since I do not receive any data from Github but from a simple portscanner (it throws errors so there is at least anything hitting the listener) I assume there is an issue on Github side? As request URL I like to use an IPv6 address: http://[2a03:4000:xxxx:xxxx]:4444/ Thanks in advance.

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Hi Lesley,

basically you could answer my initial question if possible :wink:

Cheers

Werner

As far as I can tell, there is no support for IPv6 with Webhook URLs, whether using literal IPv6 addresses or DNS with AAAA records. This is a problem for me too, since my Webhook server is IPv6-only.

@evilolaf you should submit a feature request at Share feedback - GitHub Support so that GitHub knows that people want IPv6 support for Webhooks.

FWIW GitLab.com also doesn’t support IPv6 with Webhooks because they’re using Google Cloud Platform which doesn’t support IPv6 yet. Reference: GitLab.com: webhooks should work on IPv6 (#218057) · Issues · GitLab.org / GitLab · GitLab