set arbitrary http header?

Francis Daly francis at
Fri Feb 1 19:36:46 UTC 2013

On Fri, Feb 01, 2013 at 02:21:05PM -0500, zacharyalexstern wrote:

Hi there,

> Currently in our setup, we are using the X-Real-IP header setting in nginx,
> to tell in our backend apache logs the IP address of the client.

Which line in your nginx configuration is doing that?

> Is it possible to set up nginx to insert an arbitrary HTTP header with text
> of my choosing, or with it's own IP address?


What happens if you copy the current line, and change some parts of it?

It should be straightforward enough to test.

Francis Daly        francis at

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