Marcin Kasperski writes:
 > >  > As I finally installed mod_proxy_add_forward, I get original address in
 > >  > X-Forwarded-For header (REQUEST['HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR']).
 > >  >
 > >  > The question is: can I do something easy to automatically perform
 > >  >      if(remote_ip = and X-Forwarded-For exists) then
 > >  >               set remote_ip = whatever is in X-Forwarded-For
 > >  > logic? In particular, I would like changed IP to be used by Zope access
 > >  > control and Zope log.
 > > ....
 > > If you do not want to patch Apache, you can use a SiteAccess (-->
 > > AccessRule in your top (logical) folder to modify your
 > > REQUEST object as you like.
 > > 
 > Does there exist some sample of such usage? Can such a change be
 > performed before authorization?
The SiteAccess HowTo (documentation?) contains an example how
to turn a path component into a REQUEST binding.
Your case is much simpler, very straight forward.

 > I use SiteRoot to translate addressess between external and internal (in
 > subdirectories, not in main directory). Can those approaches be merged
 > one with another?
They can.
If you like, you can replace your SiteRoot (which in fact
are simple forms of AccessRules) with full
blown AccessRules and put the REMOTE_IP justification into them.
However, I would do it in the root folder to have it
at a single place.


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