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problem with getting ip address in servlet

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hi,

suppose i have an html file in
http://ip1/index.htm

and is sending a request to a servlet in another server with  ip2.

my problem is that how can i get ip1 from the request
within my servlet running on server ip2.

plz. note that i don't want to get the ip of client.

thanx in advance.
merson
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by:giamtrot
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What do you want is the referer to the servlet but I think you can't get this information in the servelt automatically.
What you could try is to add this information to your first page, so that it's communicated to the servlet.

An example to do it via Javascript is above:

<html>
<head>
     <title>Untitled</title>
</head>

<body onload="document.ip.domain.value=document.domain">

<form name="ip" action="servlet">
<input type="Hidden" name="domain" value="">
<input type="Submit" onClick="alert(document.ip.domain.value); return false;">
</form>


</body>
</html>

It passes the name you used to get to the server (which is not always the ip address).

Cheers,

Raffaele
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by:superschlonz
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I think you should be able to get the referrer with the getHeader(String) method of HttpServletRequest.
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by:objects
ID: 6343813
If u don't want the ip of the client, and you don't appear to eant the ip of the web server, then whose ip are u after?
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by:merson
ID: 6344680
hi,

i want to get the ip of the server on which my html file is
uploaded.

suppose i am having my html file index.htm on server1 with ip1 and my servlet is on server2 with ip2


merson



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rajesh_bala earned 100 total points
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Hi,
  Use HttpServletRequest.getRequestURL().
 This will give u the address. I think u know how to convert this to the ip address using the java.net package.

regards
Rajesh
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