[Openstack-operators] Keystone audit logs with haproxy

Jesse Pretorius jesse.pretorius at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 10:02:25 UTC 2015

On 25 November 2015 at 05:40, Ajay Kalambur (akalambu) <akalambu at cisco.com>

> Hi
> Have a deployment where keystone sits behind a ha proxy node. Now
> authentication requests are made to a vip. Problem is when there is an
> authentication failure we cannot track the remote ip that failed login as
> all authentication failures show the VIP ip since ha proxy fwds the request
> to a backend keystone server
> How do we use a load balancer like ha proxy and also track the remote
> failed ip for authentication failures
> We get all authentication failures showing up with remote ip as vip ip

It's probably best to enable the forwardfor option [1] and ensure that your
Keystone logs record that information. This is relatively trivial if
Keystone is using Apache/wsgi, but I can't recall whether the eventlet
server logs the info.

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