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Mar 28, 2011

X-Forwarded-for returning multiple IPs

Insert X-forwarded-for in the HTTP profile, is adding client ip and the IP's of proxies in the path, to the HTTP Header. Is there a way for the LTM to add only the client IP, and not all the proxy IP addresses?

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  • This is expected behavior - have a look here for a walk through of what is going on, as well as a work around if you want to ignore the chain of addresses.

     

    http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/4000/800/sol4816.html?sr=13566650

     

     

    -Matt Cauthorn
  • You can loop through the values in the X-Forwarded Header, or just take an element from the list (first, assuming each proxy appended the original value). Here's a good thread on this issue:

     

     

    http://devcentral.f5.com/Community/GroupDetails/tabid/1082223/asg/50/aft/1174108/showtab/groupforums/Default.aspx Click Here