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From "Joost de Heer" <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: reverse proxy - forward ip
Date Mon, 30 Jan 2006 22:12:10 GMT
allan juul wrote:
> hello,
> we have on the same machine an apache2 in front (80) of a backend web
> server (8000) in a reverse proxy set up. the backend sees the proxied
> requests from the apache as coming from localhost.
> we are in a situation were we need the backend to see the request coming
> from anything but localhost.

Add a header 'X-Forwarded-For' with mod_headers, and then log the value of
that header in the backend application.


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