#466 confirmed
Oded

Http.Request.remoteAddress can contain multiple addresses

Reported by Oded | December 8th, 2010 @ 04:02 PM

Framework version: 1.0.X, 1.1
Platform you're using: Ubuntu + Nginx

Reproduction steps:
Configure Play! for access through Nginx as a proxy.
Configure Nginx to send the X-Forwarded-For header:
proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr; proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for; Access Play behind 2 proxies.
Print request.remoteAddress in the controller

Expected result: Only the client IP is printed
Actual result: A comma separated list of IPs is printed (E.g. "146.16.71.255, 146.32.184.78")

Details: The "X-Forwarded-For" header might contain a list of values. Play! needs to parse the value.

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