nginx behind load balancer

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Mon Nov 21 12:38:22 UTC 2011


On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 07:25:39AM -0500, Rami Essaid wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> This weekend for scalability we tried putting our nginx servers behind
> amazon's elastic load balancers and came across a road block: it does not
> transparently pass the user IP and header information to nginx. This caused
> issues with several pieces of nginx we use including the IP allow / deny
> rules, the limit_req module, and the limit_con module.  Has anyone
> successfully put nginx behind a load balancer?  Any ideas on how to make
> this work?

Maxim Dounin

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