nginx not setting REMOTE_ADDR properly?
abhishek.rhce at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 07:38:49 MSK 2009
Yes you have to use $http_x_forwarded_for for it.
On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 9:59 AM, Mohammad Kolahdouzan <mohammad_ysm at yahoo.com
> I monitored the HTTP headers of the requests that are forwarded to Nginx by
> the load balancer using tcpdump, and I can clearly see that the remote IP is
> added to the headers as a new header "REMOTE ADDR:", still use
> $http_x_forwarded_for it?
> *From:* Abhishek Singh <abhishek.rhce at gmail.com>
> *To:* nginx at sysoev.ru
> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 4, 2009 7:06:18 PM
> *Subject:* Re: nginx not setting REMOTE_ADDR properly?
> - Show quoted text -
> Use "$http_x_forwarded_for" to log client real ip address.
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 8:22 AM, Mohammad Kolahdouzan <
> mohammad_ysm at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> My nginx is getting requests through a (NetScaler) load balancer, and
>> $remote_addr is returning the load balancer's IP and not the real user's IP
>> (which the load balancer sets as REMOTE_ADDR in the header). Any other
>> attribute I should use to get the real user's IP?
Abhishek Kumar Singh
ibibo web pvt. ltd.
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