Controls how logging of IP addresses is performed.

Key: userid_to_log
Type: RequestId allowed values: ip, ip_hash or nothing
Can be set in: collection.cfg


Controls how the search interface will log search request IP addresses. The userid_to_log setting accepts the following values:

  • ip: log request IP addresses as normal

  • ip_hash: log a unique one-way hash of each incoming request IP address

  • nothing: do not log request IP addresses

Default Value



To log a unique one-way hash of each request IP address:


⚠ Caveats

  • Some of the query reports rely on the IP addresses to extract information about users. If the IP address is not logged or is logged as a hash, these reports will display unknown.

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