Posts Tagged ‘proxy’

Mosso: Remote Address Environment Variable with Wordpress 2.7

January 15, 2009

I read an interesting post over at FreshClicks.net about a potential issue with WordPress obtaining the remote address environment variable when hosting with Mosso.   It seems that WordPress sees the IP address of the load balancers and not the IP address of the client.   This results from Mosso’s load balancers acting as a proxy.  This could be a problem for anyone using “REMOTE_ADDR” in an auto-scaling cloud.  But there may be a larger issue brewing for development with cloud computing. (more…)

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