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From Tom Evans <tevans...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Please suggest a module which can check for X-Forwarded ip address , functionality similar to mod_qos or mod_bw
Date Tue, 25 Aug 2009 17:17:23 GMT
On Tue, 2009-08-25 at 22:05 +0530, Soumendu Bhattacharya wrote:
> Hi ,
> 
>                                 Does anyone know of a module similar
> to mod_qos or mod_bw which can limit bandwidth/no. of connections
> based on X-Forwarded for IP address. We have an external site which is
> behind Akamai load balancer, so our webserves only see Akamai IP
> address. As far as the documentation of mod_qos goes , I don’t seem to
> see it support for X-Forwarded IP address. 
> 
>  
> 
> Please suggest. 
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
>  
> 
> Soumendu
> 
> 

mod_rpaf [1] (Reverse Proxy Add Forward) will update your internal
request object with the address from X-Forwarded-For from trusted
proxies. We use it with akamai for the same purpose, and also behind our
own reverse proxies.

[1] http://stderr.net/apache/rpaf/

Cheers

Tom


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