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Posted on 2004-08-06
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When I go to IPCHICKEN.com it displays my IP: 69.3.28.xxx . It also displays this: h-69-3-28-xxx.snvacaid.dynamic.covad.net . IPCHICKEN refers to that as the "name address." I've seen many sites do the same thing and display the "name adress."

MY QUESTION IS: How do u display the "name address" in PHP.

BTW, I already know how to display the IP: $_SERVER["REMOTE_ADDR"]. Could u tell me how to display the name adress in this format, if it is possible.
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Question by:andrey_2007
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You need to feed the gethostbyaddr() function the IP address eg:

<?php
$hostname = gethostbyaddr($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']);
 
echo $hostname;
?>
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