proxy_pass to backend (varnish): delivered ip?

revirii nginx-forum at
Thu Jan 31 06:40:48 UTC 2013

Good Morning,

> You can see the right X-Forwarded-For header with tcpdump.
> Take a look at the log format varnish uses. I don't know how to 
> configure varnish, but with Apache you have to change your LogFormat 
> from
> LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" 
> \"%{User-Agent}i\""  combined
> to something like
> LogFormat "%{X-Forwarded-For}i %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b 
> \"%{Referer}i\"\"%{User-Agent}i\"" nginx

Good idea. I'll check if varnish is able to do that.


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