SplitIce mat999 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 13 08:43:54 UTC 2014

I guess our configuration is a but of an edge case pretty much every server
serves at-least one /24 (with the intention to raise this to /22

Anyway thanks for the answer, I am going to go investigate what would be
involved in developing a patch for this feature and if it would provide a
performance increase in our use case.

On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 7:10 PM, Igor Sysoev <igor at sysoev.ru> wrote:

> On Mar 13, 2014, at 11:09 , SplitIce wrote:
> Has anyone put any thought into the possibility of a $binary_server_addr
> variable?
> Sometimes its quite useful to limit certain events by server_addr instead
> of the client address (e.g to limit requests made by certain UA's or other
> events).
> You can use $server_addr. The binary form of $remote_addr saves memory
> since there is a lot of remote addresses.
> The number of server addresses is much less so there is no sense to
> introduce another variable.
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