How to Get Browser Client Real IP Within Web Application Behind F5 BIG-IP

(Doc ID 1370732.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 6-Aug-2013***


Weblogic web server proxy plug-in or HttpClusterServlet sets http header "WL-Proxy-Client-IP". When the setting "WebLogic plugin Enabled" set to true, the web application runs within WebLogic Server can get client IP address by calling request.getRemoteAddr() or request.getHeader("WL-Proxy-Client-IP").

What if a F5 BIG-IP load balancer takes place of the proxy plug-in or HttpClusterServlet ?


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