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How to Capture Client IP addresses in Custom Header in Oracle iPlanet Web Server 6.1 (Doc ID 1345984.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 to 6.1 [Release 6.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 02-Dec-2013***


Some network architectures have edge servers that do not readily provide the actual client IP address for the Web Server. Instead the desired client IP is buried in a custom header.

This document provides a method to extract that client IP address from the custom header so as to provide a mechanism one can use to block specific hosts or networks accessing the Web Server.

When that client IP address is captured the Web Server can send back a 404 error for blocking or some other customized response.


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