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Is there a way to prevent the X-Forwarded-For from being spoofed in haproxy?

i.e. Can I rename that header to something else? Or is there another way to forward on the correct IP address of the client?

marked as duplicate by ceejayoz, longneck, Michael Hampton Sep 7 '18 at 19:33

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  • I'm not really sure that I understand the answer to that question. If you delete the X-Forwarded-For header, how can you get the client's IP address? Surely the X-Forwarded-For won't exist then? – Wayne Sep 7 '18 at 19:31
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    The answer states that haproxy removes any such header the client sends, and inserts its own, when the given configuration is used. – Michael Hampton Sep 7 '18 at 19:33

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