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From John Iliffe <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache not recording client addresses correctly
Date Mon, 30 Sep 2013 23:24:22 GMT
I'm no expert on this sort of problem but I notice that the first and last 
addresses logged both point to:

   name =
   name =

Any chance someone is accessing your web site from a cell phone instant 
messaging service?



On Monday 30 September 2013 18:50:59 Andrew Daviel wrote:
> I'm  investigating a problem on an older server, and something strange
> is going on. Instead of the correct client address being logged in
> /var/httpd/*log, an apparently random address is logged instead. E.g.
> Every client is logged as the same address. If I restart httpd, this
> address changes.
> This is httpd-2.0.63 with php-4.3.9 running on CentOS 4.6.
> The RPMs for httpd and PHP verify OK, with the exception of
> httpd.conf and php.ini - i.e., the httpd server and libraries (and also
> all the dynamic libraries httpd is linked with) appear to be intact.
> It looks like this has been going on for some considerable time (more
> than a year).
> The address of open connections is returned correctly with netstat

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