HTTP - Request IP Address

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The users / original IP address of a request is stored in the following headers

With this IP, you can perform geolocalization of your users

X-Forwarded-For

An HTTP reverse proxy uses non-standard headers to inform the upstream server about the user’s IP address and other request properties:

X-Forwarded-For: ipClient, ipProxy1, ipProxy2
X-Real-IP: 12.34.56.78
X-Forwarded-Host: example.com
X-Forwarded-Proto: https

where:

  • The X-Forwarded-Proto (XFP) header is a de-facto standard header for identifying the protocol (HTTP or HTTPS) that a client used to connect to your proxy or load balancer.
  • x-forwarded-host

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