Spoof IP for geoip plugin?

Igor Sysoev igor at sysoev.ru
Mon Sep 13 12:38:19 MSD 2010

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 09:34:26AM +0100, Phillip Oldham wrote:

>   Is there a way I can spoof my local IP when testing nginx's geoip 
> plugin? I'm running a VM which has a static IP on my local network which 
> runs a development version of my app sitting behind nginx. I need to 
> test that the right geoip headers are being passed to my app, but since 
> I'm on a local network my ip isn't set in the geoip.dat file.

You shoul built nginx --with-http_realip_module, then add trusted client
address in the confguration:


and make requests with the header line:


Igor Sysoev

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