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From "J.Lance Wilkinson" <jl...@psulias.psu.edu>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Handling load balancer's X-FORWARDED-FOR header: mod_proxy vs mod_remoteip and Apache 2.2.6
Date Tue, 19 Oct 2010 14:53:43 GMT
William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> On 10/19/2010 7:28 AM, J.Lance Wilkinson wrote:
>> Short of modifying the source code to backfit it to 2.2.6 (which I am at a loss how
to
>> do), it's been suggested I look at mod_proxy, which is apparently part of the base
for
>> 2.2.6 (I am explicitly NOT loading this module right now). But I don't see the header
>> "X-Forwarded-For" cited anywhere in the mod_proxy documentation, and I would expect
that
>> if this is a typical use of mod_proxy, there'd be SOMETHING like that noted there.
>>
>> Thoughts on either the refitting for Apache 2.2.6 of mod_remoteip, using mod_proxy
for the
>> same purpose, or some other method of achieving this with the module's I've got to
work with?
> 
> Some modules I've moved back to 2.2, including remoteip, can be found here;
> http://people.apache.org/~wrowe/httpd-2.2-ports/ --- apxs should work for you
> with those sources.

	Wow, thanks.   Have already got things running with the mod_rpaf module
	that Igor cited, but will look into this one as well since it would fit
	closer to the normal configurations once we upgrade from Apache 2.2.6
	to a later release.

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J.Lance Wilkinson ("Lance")		InterNet: Lance.Wilkinson@psu.edu
Systems Design Specialist - Lead	Phone: (814) 865-4870
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