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how to get client ip from socket

Isaac Jones

Joined: Jun 18, 2004
Posts: 25
i've been trying to find out how to get the clients ip all day long now. i hope someone can help me here. i have a serverSocket running on my server. in a while loop i have a socket=serverSocket.accept() waiting for clients to connect. how can i find out the clients ip? shouldn't it be in the socket? i've tried several different functions but all i get is the ip of my server. anyone got any ideas?
here is part of my code:

thanks, sgl
Joe Ess

Joined: Oct 29, 2001
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