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From Ruiyuan Jiang <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] mod_extract_forwarded or mod_rpaf for Apache 2.2/2.4?
Date Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:29:36 GMT
You can get the module for 2.2 from

Ruiyuan Jiang

-----Original Message-----
From: Marten Lehmann [] 
Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2012 8:33 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] mod_extract_forwarded or mod_rpaf for Apache 2.2/2.4?

Thanks. Is anything like that available for Apache 2.2? Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 
only ships with Apache 2.2.22. I would have to build my own Apache with 
all dependencies just for this single module.

On 24.08.2012 00:19, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 5:57 PM, Marten Lehmann <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> is there any module like mod_extract_forwarded or mod_rpaf available for
>> Apache 2.2 or Apache 2.4?
>> These modules change the value of REMOTE_ADDR to the original client IP
>> address behind a proxy request, that is given by the X-Forwarded-for header
>> - only if the request comes from trusted hosts of course. It makes rewriting
>> scripts to check for both REMOTE_ADDR and X-Forwarded-For head obsolete and
>> means you can continue to use .htaccess access permissions (Allow and Deny
>> from).
> httpd 2.4 has mod_remoteip for that purpose:
>> Kind regards
>> Marten

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