Is it possible to populate $geoip_country from another value in the header?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Mon Jan 10 06:37:43 MSK 2011


On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 02:46:42AM +0100, rainer at wrote:

> we may have a situation where NGINX is behind a load-balancer that cloaks
> all source-IPs with its own.
> However, the original source-IP is conserved in a header.
> Would it be possible to populate the geoip_country variable from that
> other variable?

real_ip_from your.balancer.ip.address;
real_ip_header Header-With-Client-Ip;

Maxim Dounin

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