Re: Logging through Web

From: Dancer <>
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 1998 18:14:41 +1000

Armistead, Jason wrote:
> From: Jan Simek[]
> Sent: Friday, 3 April 1998 9:20
> Subject: Re: Logging through Web
> With Apache you can put such a line into httpd.conf to get the
> HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR header. Instead of (or together with) standard Common
> Log Format which looks like:
> TransferLog logs/normal_clf_log "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %s %b"
> You'd use:
> CustomLog logs/test_log "%h %{X-Forwarded-For}i %l %u %t \"%r\" %s %b"
> I will keep this as a FAQ-able piece of information.
> That's all...
> Still keep in mind you only catch Squid users...
> Not true. Our corporate proxy is running Netscape Proxy, and it also
> returns headers. We've been able to "trap" users that are using the other
> proxy instead of our local one, or those have their browser proxy
> configuration mucked up.

Indeed. We see AOL and some other lesser-known proxies in our logs.
Squid is the most present, though. 8 out of 10 requests seem to come
through some kind of proxy.

Received on Fri Apr 03 1998 - 00:20:51 MST

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