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Bug #62243 Incorrect IP address when using reverse proxy
Submitted: 2012-06-06 14:47 UTC Modified: 2013-02-18 00:35 UTC
Avg. Score:3.5 ± 0.5
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:2 (100.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: wong at mollie dot nl Assigned: patrickallaert (profile)
Status: No Feedback Package: APM (PECL)
PHP Version: 5.3.13 OS: linux-debian-squeeze64
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2012-06-06 14:47 UTC] wong at mollie dot nl
The stored Remote IP address in the `event`.`ip` column is incorrect, if Apache 
is running behind a reverse proxy like nginx. 

The value should equal the $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] value in long-format.


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 [2012-06-07 07:06 UTC] wong at mollie dot nl
This is more of a bug since PHP does get it right, where APM does not.
 [2012-06-07 07:06 UTC] wong at mollie dot nl
-Type: Feature/Change Request +Type: Bug
 [2012-06-18 21:28 UTC]
-Assigned To: +Assigned To: patrickallaert
 [2012-06-18 22:28 UTC]
It is very unlikely that $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] contains the IP address of the 
client when behind a proxy (without specific manipulation in userland or with 
the help of an extension).

Normally, in such case one should inspect $_SERVER['HTTP_X_FORWARD_FOR'].

In all cases, APM actually stores the content of $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'].

What I can do is inspecting $_SERVER['HTTP_X_FORWARD_FOR'] first and use this 
one if filled.

Does this suggestion suites your needs?
 [2012-06-18 22:29 UTC]
-Status: Assigned +Status: Feedback
 [2013-02-18 00:35 UTC] pecl-dev at lists dot php dot net
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