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Add X-Forwarded-For setting in Chef Automate

When using Chef Automate and tailing the logs, you will only get 127.0.0.1 as requester IP from the loadbalancer within Automate.


It would be great when adding the setting for X-Forwarded-For to see the real IP addresses.

  • Patrick Schaumburg
  • Jul 8 2021
  • Currently Declined
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  • Patrick Schaumburg commented
    11 Aug 09:44am

    Right now we have a SaaS infrastructure built up that contains several thousands of nodes. Right now we don't see any incoming IP addresses. So we can not even detect or block anything like brute force, ddos or whatever when searching through the logs with tools like TrendMicro etc..

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    Ankur Mundhra commented
    26 Jul 12:27pm

    Hey Patrick,


    Thanks for raising the idea. I am curious to understand it's utility a bit more. Are you trying to debug things using a log?
    Declining it till I get more visibility.