Enhancement request for realip module...

Joaquin Cuenca Abela e98cuenc at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 13:09:29 MSD 2008

Hi Mike,

I posted a patch a while ago that implements this, see

I think there was a bug with this patch that gives a segfault in some
conditions, if you're interested I can dig the fixed version and
upload it.


On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 6:36 AM, mike <mike503 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there any way to make the "real_ip_header" accept -any- header,
> instead of only X-Forwarded-For and X-Real-IP?
> I have a site on nginx behind Akamai, and they transmit a
> "True-Client_IP" header with the actual client IP.
> They send X-Forwarded-For as well, but it appears it might not be legitimate.
> I'm thinking this is pretty simple... I assume it's only a couple
> lines of code to change...
> Thanks,
> mike

Joaquin Cuenca Abela

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