Re: Squid + IP +CGI

From: Gustavo Aguiar <>
Date: Mon, 05 Oct 1998 16:34:54 -0300


Yes, thank you. It did help but I was wandering if someone have an exemple
in perl on how can I read the header X-Forwared-For. How do I have to put
this in my CGI script??

Thank's once again,
Gustavo Aguiar

At 16:42 05/10/1998 +0200, you wrote:
>-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: Gustavo Aguiar <>
>An: <>
>Datum: Montag, 5. Oktober 1998 16:34
>Betreff: Squid + IP +CGI
>>Hi all,
>>I'm having a big problem with squid. At my local net I have same web pages
>>tha run cgi scripts. It work's like this:
>>1- My user come and request a web page.
>>2- My script look out for his IP.
>>3- My script look up for his username reading a file using the IP found.
>>4- My script print the web page for tha specific user.
>>My problem is:
>>When I installed squid my script only gets my the IP of my squid server.
>>Can I configure squid to don't redirect my user to this page. This way my
>>user's browser will be forced to access directly my page.
>>Is this possible? Can I do this by another way ??
>enable the forwarded_for option in squid.conf. (usually: forwarded_for on)
>Further you should extend your script to scan the X-Forwarded-For variable
>in the header.
>Check if X-Forwarded-For exists.
>if it exist,
> use this ip-address
> use your previous routine to determine the ip-adress of the client.
>Hope that helps!
>Dipl.-Inf. (FH)
>Andreas Vierengel
Received on Mon Oct 05 1998 - 12:36:13 MDT

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