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From Michael Cramer <cra...@webkist.com>
Subject Re: 2.2.x as a transparent reverse proxy
Date Sat, 09 Dec 2006 01:16:04 GMT
Brian Rectanus wrote:
> Yeah, sorry.  Should have been a bit more verbose there ;)
>
> I need client IP on the backend to deal with auth and logging.  I
> cannot always control the backend server or config, so not always
> possible to work around it.
>

mod_rpaf works fine for me. It fixes the IP on the backend so you see 
the client address, not the front-end server.

Original source here: http://stderr.net/apache/rpaf/
Some patches to deal with odd front-end/back-end situations here: 
http://blog.webkist.com/archives/000042.html

I've used it with Apache 1.3, 2.0, and 2.2.

-- 
Mike Cramer
http://www.webkist.com/ | AIM/Flickr/Last.fm: MikeWebkist


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