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From Joost de Heer <jo...@sanguis.xs4all.nl>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] ProxyPass and remote ip-addresses
Date Sun, 28 Nov 2010 09:32:16 GMT
On 11/28/2010 12:50 AM, Lars Nielsen wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> I have a setup with 2 servers where the first one works as a proxy to
> the second.
> On my proxy server i have this in apache's config:
>
> <VirtualHost *:80>
>          ServerName www.hjemmesideteknik.dk
>          ServerAlias hjemmesideteknik.dk
>          ProxyPreserveHost On
>          ProxyPass / http://192.168.1.106/
>          ProxyPassReverse / http://192.168.1.106/
> </VirtualHost>
>
> and the proxy works fine and I can see the site from the internet. My
> problem is that in the access log file for the site it puts my proxy's
> IP-address in as the remote ip in stead of the original users ip.
>
> How can I solve this so the users ip is written in the logfile?

This is normal behaviour: the backend server only sees a connection from the 
reverse proxy, since the original connection is terminated at the reverse proxy.

To solve this, see 
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/mod/mod_proxy.html#x-headers (the 
X-forwarded-for header).

Joost

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