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Pass XFF headers through the proxy configured by Special:NovaProxy
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Currently, there is no way to get the client IP address from a web request when using the proxy service. The account-creation-assistance project needs access to the client IP for abuse prevention, and also needs SSL for security, and there's currently no way to get both.

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 22 2014, 2:18 AM
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This is a reasonable request. For privacy purposes we'd prefer to enable it selectively rather than for all proxies, so there will be a bit of development involved.

Simon, this should be resolved now, via

please verify that you're getting what you need and close this bug.