Nginx restore real IP address when behind a reverse proxy

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My Nginx web server is behind a reverse proxy server. How do I restore the original and real IP address of my client/visitors when behind a reverse proxy server such as Cloudfront or Cloudflare? When our web server is behind a reverse proxy, we see the reverse proxy IP logged into log files. But we…


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