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From "Yu, Ming" <Ming...@jhuapl.edu>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] X-Forwarded-For and default apache logging
Date Fri, 02 Feb 2007 13:53:44 GMT
Is there a way or a module for Apache to get the X-Forwarded-For header?


- Ming

-----Original Message-----
From: jslive@gmail.com [mailto:jslive@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Joshua
Slive
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2007 8:46 AM
To: users@httpd.apache.org
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] X-Forwarded-For and default apache logging

On 2/2/07, nick@closebutnocigar.co.uk <nick@closebutnocigar.co.uk>
wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Does apache automatically log the client IP address if the client goes

> through a proxy that sends an X-Forwarded-For header?

No.  Doing so would allow trivial spoofing since the X-Forwarded-For
header is completely under the control of the client.

> If i set up a proxy for people, and do NOT want it to be anonymous, 
> will my proxy ip show up in other servers http-access logs?

No.

Joshua.

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