Win a copy of Head First Android this week in the Android forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Tim Cooke
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Paul Clapham
  • Ron McLeod
  • Liutauras Vilda
Sheriffs:
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Rob Spoor
  • Bear Bibeault
Saloon Keepers:
  • Jesse Silverman
  • Tim Moores
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
Bartenders:
  • Piet Souris
  • Al Hobbs
  • salvin francis

getting ip address

 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 170
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hello everyone.

How can I access a computer's ip address or computer name in java or jsp?

I tried getRemoteAddr() but it returns the loopback address 127.0.0.0 and getRemoteHost also returns localhost/or the server name.

i want to get the ip address of the pc trying to access the server and not the address of the server itself

thanks
 
Bartender
Posts: 4121
IntelliJ IDE Spring Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
getRemoteAddr() and getRemoteHost() really should work - to an extent... These calls will return the IP/host of the client, or the last proxy before they hit the web page. Is it possible that there's something that could act as a "proxy" on your server before the client hits the web page?
 
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic