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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 47601] New: mod_proxy_http prevents X-Forwarded-For in forwards proxy
Date Wed, 29 Jul 2009 16:14:44 GMT
https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=47601

           Summary: mod_proxy_http prevents X-Forwarded-For in forwards
                    proxy
           Product: Apache httpd-2
           Version: 2.2.11
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: mod_proxy_http
        AssignedTo: bugs@httpd.apache.org
        ReportedBy: evanc@nortel.com


mod_proxy_http prevents adding X-Forwarded-For in forwards proxy, to protect
the privacy of the user in (I assume) the situation where Apache is used as an
Internet proxy.  We are using Apache as a forwards proxy to control access to
internal websites, and in this case adding X-Forwarded-For is very desirable.

Can adding (and even stripping for additional privacy) X-Forwarded-For be made
configurable?  The feature could be disabled by default for forwards proxy and
enabled by default for reverse proxy to maintain the current behaviour by
default.

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