[Deploying Sakai] For folks using load balancers...

Maurer, Christopher Wayne chmaurer at iupui.edu
Thu Nov 3 06:37:49 PDT 2011

Excellent, thanks guys!


From: Matthew Jones <jonespm at umich.edu<mailto:jonespm at umich.edu>>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 09:28:59 -0400
To: Seth Theriault <slt at columbia.edu<mailto:slt at columbia.edu>>
Cc: production <production at collab.sakaiproject.org<mailto:production at collab.sakaiproject.org>>, Chris Maurer <chmaurer at iupui.edu<mailto:chmaurer at iupui.edu>>
Subject: Re: [Deploying Sakai] For folks using load balancers...

Right, was in this thread. Sam was also using it.


We locally talked about a code/property change where you could specify which header the real remote ip was in. This solution is already available though. :)

On Nov 3, 2011 9:25 AM, "Seth Theriault" <slt at columbia.edu<mailto:slt at columbia.edu>> wrote:
Maurer, Christopher Wayne wrote:

> This isn't exactly a new problem for us, just thought I'd ask
> others and see if maybe it's a configuration issue. Any calls
> in the code for request.getRemoteAddress() always return the IP
> of the load balancer.  We do pass the client's IP through in
> the request header, so it's available, but we'd have to
> specifically ask for it when we want to check for it.  Can you
> tell either tomcat or the load balancer to do that so
> getRemoteAddress() returns the IP of the client?  As an example
> of the results of this, all the records in our sakai_session
> table have the load balancer's IP in the session_ip column.
> Just curious what others do here.

I use this Tomcat valve locally:


I mentioned it about a month ago on this list.


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