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Getting server's address

Kenny Chen

Joined: Feb 02, 2006
Posts: 4
I'm having two Servlets/JSPs reside in two different servers.
Servlet1 resides in & Servlet2 resides in

After Servlet1 is being redirected to Servlet2, is there a way in Servlet2 to get Servlet1's server address?

Thanks a million!
Purushoth Thambu
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Joined: May 24, 2003
Posts: 425
Did you check the output of Request.getRemoteHost() & getRemoteAddr() methods?
If these methods doesn't return the server1 IP address then you can query for HTTP header fields "Referer" & "Via". Even if these fields doesn't work then you have to add a field to the request from server1 before forwarding to the server2.
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