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Re: Bug#416397: ITP: haproxy -- fast and reliable load balancing reverse proxy

On 28-Mar-07, 19:13 (CDT), Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> wrote: 
> However they do not reduce the value of the IP address as a tracking 
> mechanism.  I find it interesting to note the geographic distribution of 
> requests and like to have the option to block requests from areas that cause 
> more harm than good - I haven't yet had to do this with http but have often 
> done so with ssh and smtp.

Logging and blocking can all be done at the proxy, though. No need to
transfer the remote IP to the internal server.


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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