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Jake Morrison

Getting the client public IP address in Phoenix

When your app is running behind a proxy like Nginx or a CDN, then the requests will all look like they are coming from the proxy. Use the X-Forwarded-For header to set the remote_ip correctly. Read more…

Jake Morrison

Rate limiting Nginx requests

Any popular service may be the unfortunate recipient of a DDOS attack. We find that DDOS load ends up driving capacity planning, as it can easily be 10x the normal load. You can rate limit at multiple levels. You might use a service such as CloudFlare, filtering provided by your … Read more…


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