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LicenseAltHeaders

Use an alternative set of HTTP headers for client addresses.

Synopsis

[Miscellaneous]    LicenseAltHeaders=n

n is either 1 (true) or 0 (false). The default value is 0.

Description

For client IP addresses, by default, InterSystems IRIS uses the remote_addr HTTP header. If LicenseAltHeaders is true, then InterSystems IRIS instead uses the following headers (as needed, in the order given): HTTP_FORWARDED, or HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR, or REMOTE_ADDR.

Changing This Parameter

On the Compatibility page of the Management Portal (System Administration > Configuration > Additional Settings > Compatibility), in the LicenseAltHeaders row, click Edit. Select LicenseAltHeaders to enable this setting.

Instead of using the Management Portal, you can change LicenseAltHeaders in the Config.MiscellanousOpens in a new tab class (as described in the class reference) or by editing the CPF with a text editor.

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