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From Igor Sysoev ...@rambler-co.ru>
Subject Re: Report on mod_accel and mod_deflate
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2001 15:52:51 GMT
On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Thomas Eibner wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 07:04:50AM -0500, Philip Mak wrote:
> > > AccelSet* adds X-* headers to the request to the backend. This is useful to
> > > know what the original request details were.
> > 
> > In ftp://ftp.lexa.ru/pub/apache-rus/contrib/ (where I have been told to
> > download mod_accel/mod_deflate from before), I see another file called
> > mod_realip-1.0.tar.gz just released one week ago. From looking at the
> > keywords in the documentation, it looks like a module to be installed on
> > the backend httpd that will parse these X-* headers to retrieve the
> > original IP address.
> 
> I basically wrote something similar for the users of mod_proxy_add_forward
> 2-3 months ago, it's called mod_rpaf and sets r->connection->remote_ip
> and moved the X-Host: headers into the incoming Host: header and then
> updates the vhost structure so virtualhosting via mod_proxy_add_forward
> works. The module can be found at: http://stderr.net/apache/rpaf/

There is one drawback in setting r->connection->remote_addr.
If you want to disable direct access to backend then you can't do it
with mod_access - you need to configure firewall.

Igor Sysoev


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