Page created: 27 Jul 2022 |
Page updated: 6 Feb 2023
The settings for HTTP requests are used to match a served resource with the originating client when one or more reverse proxies are between the client and the served resource.
When a reverse proxy sits between the client and the PingAccess server or agent, the additional proxy might be identified as the client. You can configure such proxies to inject additional headers to relay the originating client address.
Host Source and Protocol Settings allow PingAccess to determine the effective URL of a request using a list of alternative headers. PingAccess uses this URL to apply security policies and perform HTTP redirects.
When the PingAccess agent is behind a load balancer that is performing HTTPS offload, the load balancer must inject the Host Source and Protocol Source headers.
- IP Source
- Lets you specify an ordered list of header names to identify the source
IP address. By default,
X-Forwarded-Foris configured as a heading.
- Host Source
- Lets you specify an ordered list of header names to identify the host source
name. The Host Source options are only valid in proxy deployments. By
Hostare configured as headings.
- Protocol Source
- Can be used to define the header that identifies the protocol used for the
original request. The default value is