Can Palo use Akamai custom header (X-True-Source-IP)

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Can Palo use Akamai custom header (X-True-Source-IP)

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Can we use the Akamai custom header (X-True-Source-IP) in lieu of an XFF header?

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Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

Hi @chhowell 

I don't believe there is a way. PAN firewall doesn't allow you to define custom headers.

Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

If it is to match it by the Firewall but otherwise as it was mentioned you can't. To match the header you will need to change the default akamai real-client-ip header to X-Forwarded-For as I have worked with Akamai and header name where the real ip address is placed can be changed.

 

See how to enable XFF matching:

 

https://knowledgebase.paloaltonetworks.com/KCSArticleDetail?id=kA10g000000CleCCAS

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