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How to get my public IP by using VBScript

Posted on 2004-08-23
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
Dear sir,

  I would like to do the following:

  Write a script / program to get the public IP address that I'm using
  Send this IP address by using SMTP to specific e-mail address

  It will be great if you can provide a full sample code.  Thank you very much.


Question by:towo2002
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ID: 11877994

I'm not sure if this is possible with VBScript although it is with server-side includes:

<!--#echo var="REMOTE_ADDR"-->

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Expert Comment

ID: 11877997
As for the sample code, I'm not too familiar with VBScript, but you'd probably Dim a variable to equal <!--#echo var="REMOTE_ADDR"--> and then send the mail (which I'm not sure how to do unfortunately)

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Dhaest earned 125 total points
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steve92122 earned 125 total points
ID: 11880245

I just tried this and it works fine. I remember i had problems before with permission setting up CDO.mail. I put this script in an asp page and when the page loaded i recieved a mail containing my IP address almost instantly.

set objMail = CreateObject("CDO.Message")
objMail.To = <your e-mail address>
objMail.From = <your e-mail address>

'set up the mail configuration information
objMail.Configuration.Fields.Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusing") = 2
objMail.Configuration.Fields.Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserver") = <smtp server>
objMail.Configuration.Fields.Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserverport") = 25

'message details
objMail.Subject = "My Ip Address"
objMail.HTMLBody  = Request.ServerVariables("REMOTE_ADDR")

'send the mail

'display confirmation or an error message to the asp page
if Err.number = 0 then
      Response.Write "Sent Mail<hr>"
      Response.Write err.number & ";" & err.Description
end if
set objMail = nothing

Hope this helps,


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