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Log the remote IP addr of clients behind a proxy #33489
If Rails is behind a proxy server, the log will show the IP address of the proxy for each request, rather than the remote IP address. I feel that this information is rarely if ever useful.
My change makes the logger use request.remote_ip, which makes a smart guess at the remote IP address by considering CLIENT_IP / X_FORWARDED_FOR and checking against the list of trusted proxies.
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sikachu left a comment •
Do you mind if I ask you to update commit message to add credit, based on the name in https://patch-diff.githubusercontent.com/raw/rails/rails/pull/24521.patch and force push to this branch?
It should read:
That way you both will get credited on our contributors site.
Thank you very much.