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What is Remote Address

Anonymous
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Can anyone tell me what is remote address. As i am new to this topic.
thanks in advance
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Tim Holloway
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The IP address of the client, in the case of a web server (where the CGI variable's name is REMOTE_ADDRESS). Not to be trusted implicitly, since it can be spoofed.


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Sandeep Jain
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Hello ,
Remote Address is the address of the machine which is located at some other and not on the same machine Say for example. If the client is communicating with a server which is not on the same machine .. the address of the machine can be called as Remote Address

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