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Posted on 2010-09-18
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Hello

I am adding the following lines in lighttpd.conf

server.modules += ( "mod_setenv" )
setenv.add-request-header = ( "X-Proxy" => server.name )

But when reloading getting following error:

Reloading web server configuration: lighttpdUndefined config variable: server.name

But when change it to following it works fine

server.modules += ( "mod_setenv" )
setenv.add-response-header = ( "X-Proxy" => "www-02" )

It is not getting  server.name. I have got this example from http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/mod_setenv-lighttpd-send-custom-headers/ and trying to implement at my place but failing.

Please help

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In your config, add this line above the ones you posted here.

Change the "ex" to whatever you want your server name to be.

server.name = “ex”

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by:systemsautomation
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Thanks for the answer

Actually I want to put the client's IP address to this variable. Can you please guide me ?
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by:Ray Paseur
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In correctly configured PHP on a LAMP stack you can usually find the client's IP address here:

$_SERVER["REMOTE_ADDR"]    

It is a string that looks something like this:

98.169.58.122

This is not 100% foolproof, but I have found it to be pretty reliable.  HTH, ~Ray
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Read the question first, Ray ;o)

To the last question: Change the server.name to server.bind in both lines: "X-Proxy" => server.name becomes "X-Proxy" => server.bind and server.name = "servername" becomes server.bind = "IP-address"

Best of luck!

Chris
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by:Ray Paseur
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Well, it was posted in the PHP zone, and the Asker wrote, "Actually I want to put the client's IP address to this variable."  Guess you can't please everyone!
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Hehe, true true.
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by:systemsautomation
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Hello trencH87

Your solution is quite closer and may be perfect as per this question's scope.

But the task I want to do ultimately is that I want to pass the User's IP (not server's) to a new CGI Variable. I have opened a new question for this and will be really thankful If you can help:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Web_Servers/Apache/Q_26495831.html
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