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From "Jonathan Mangin" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Access_log shows incorrect remote host address
Date Thu, 17 Mar 2005 13:05:35 GMT
If you access the server through your router's WAN address
and have port forwarding turned on, the access_log will
always reflect the router's LAN address.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Greg Jeziorski" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2005 12:27 AM
Subject: RE: [users@httpd] Access_log shows incorrect remote host address

> The request is coming from the outside, I agree with your "really weird"
> assessment.  The network topology is as follows:
> ----------DSL "MODEM" --------------->SMC Router ------>Switch --> 
> Webserver
>   Public
> IP--192.168.2.x-----192.168.2.y--192.168.1.x------------192.168.1.y
> The address being logged is 192.168.2.y  The SMC is an SMC7004ABR.  I'm
> beginning to think the router is misbehaving, but I don't think it has the
> capability to terminate and initiate a new session. I've never seen any 
> kind
> of proxy function in it.

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