Commit e99cf058 authored by Stan Hu's avatar Stan Hu
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Use ActionDispatch Remote IP for Akismet checking

Previously all remote IPs appeared at, which made Akismet
not very useful. Using the ActionDispatch Remote IP (
should provide more reliable results.

Closes #16629
parent c01ff1f5
......@@ -2,6 +2,7 @@ Please view this file on the master branch, on stable branches it's out of date.
v 8.8.0 (unreleased)
- Remove future dates from contribution calendar graph.
- Use ActionDispatch Remote IP for Akismet checking
- Fix error when visiting commit builds page before build was updated
- Add 'l' shortcut to open Label dropdown on issuables and 'i' to create new issue on a project
- Updated search UI
......@@ -24,8 +24,8 @@ def filter_issues_milestone(issues, milestone)
def create_spam_log(project, current_user, attrs)
params = attrs.merge({
source_ip: env['REMOTE_ADDR'],
user_agent: env['HTTP_USER_AGENT'],
source_ip: client_ip(env),
user_agent: user_agent(env),
noteable_type: 'Issue',
via_api: true
......@@ -9,14 +9,22 @@ def akismet_client
def client_ip(env)
def user_agent(env)
def check_for_spam?(project, user)
akismet_enabled? && !
def is_spam?(environment, user, text)
client = akismet_client
ip_address = environment['REMOTE_ADDR']
user_agent = environment['HTTP_USER_AGENT']
ip_address = client_ip(environment)
user_agent = user_agent(environment)
params = {
type: 'comment',
......@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
describe '#is_spam?' do
it 'returns true for spam' do
environment = {
'REMOTE_ADDR' => '',
'action_dispatch.remote_ip' => '',
'HTTP_USER_AGENT' => 'Test User Agent'
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