How to configure AttachView 2013 to honor the X-Forwarded-For header

This article applies to the following products:
     Messageware AttachView 2013

 

SUMMARY

 

This article contains information on how to configure AttachView 2013 to honor the X-Forwarded-For header. This header is typically used by an HTTP Proxy or load balancer appliance.

 

RESOLUTION

 

To configure AttachView to honor the X-Forwarded-For header, implement the steps below:

 

1.     On the MBX, navigate to the following location \Program Files\Messageware\Common Files

2.     Right-Click the Core.Config file and edit with a text editor (i.e. notepad++)

3.     Locate ITEM ID 85 in the CORESETTINGS section and change the value to 1

<ITEM ID="85" DESCR="Enable X-Forwarded-IP reading" VALUE="1" />

4.     Save changes and exit the file

5.     Restart the World Wide Web Publishing Service

6.     Confirm when going through the Network Load Balancer where the X-Forwarded-For header is configured if the IP criteria is now taking effect

 

 

This article applies to the following products:
     Messageware AttachView 2013