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From Mohit Anchlia <mohitanch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Changing request address to x-forwarded-for
Date Wed, 06 Jan 2010 15:52:19 GMT
I found this site

http://code.google.com/p/xebia-france/wiki/RemoteIpValve

Can I directly download and install it in 6.0.18?

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 7:41 AM, Mohit Anchlia <mohitanchlia@gmail.com> wrote:
> Could you please point me to an example of how I can do this? We are
> using apache-tomcat-6.0.18
>
> On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 11:41 PM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>> On 06/01/2010 04:14, Mohit Anchlia wrote:
>>> tomcat 6:
>>>
>>> Is it possible to inject or change remote address to what's in
>>> x-forwaded-for in http header such that when Servlet received the
>>> request it's already in the request.getRemoteAddress()? Otherwise
>>> we'll need to make a urgent change to read from the HTTP header. We
>>> didn't realize it earlier since we are using F5 LTM.
>>
>> The next release of Tomcat 6 will include a new valve (RemoteIpValve) to
>> do exactly this. If you can't wait for the next 6.0.x release (should be
>> soon - hopefully next week or so) then you can always use that as the
>> basis to write your own valve. Alternatively, Tomcat 7 also has a filter
>> that does the same thing that you could use as a startign point.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>>
>>
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