Regular Expression to parse the domain name from HTTP_REFERER server variable

Posted on 2005-03-22
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Last Modified: 2011-05-24

I need a regular expression that can parse the HTTP_REFERER server variable and extract the domain name.  Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Nauman.
Question by:nauman_ahmed
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laotzi2000 earned 800 total points
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how about this one?
        Dim ref As String = (Request.ServerVariables("HTTP_REFERER"))
        If ref <> "" Then
            Dim str As String() = ref.Split("/")
        End If
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raterus earned 1200 total points
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Or a regex solution,
        Dim m As System.Text.RegularExpressions.Match = System.Text.RegularExpressions.Regex.Match(Request.ServerVariables("HTTP_REFERER"), "http://([^/])+")
        Dim domainname As String = m.Groups(1).Value

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