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Does apache log client IPs per request by default? If not, what are some common ways to do this?

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    Why do you think it doesn't, and why haven't you done some cursory research?
    – cjc
    Aug 21, 2012 at 17:46

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Yes, Apache logs the IP addresses that request resources from it. By default, the logs are stored in /var/log/apache2/access.log, but you can check your Apache config file at /etc/apache2/sites-available/your site under the CustomLog directive.

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  • Glad I could help!
    – bobmagoo
    Aug 21, 2012 at 17:59
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Yes, it does. Please read http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/logs.html#accesslog for more info.

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Yes it does by default as much as i know. We dont have to do any special configuration to get client ips in apache's access_log. it comes by default

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