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get IP address of the "consumer" of web service

Posted on 2006-04-27
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Hi,

Is there a way to get the IP address of a machine consuming a web service?
Ideally, I would like to check an IP address of an incoming connection and then check to see that it is in a table before allowing the client access to the web service. (perhaps an initial service would determine the IP, verify it, then turn on the main web service)

Thanks!
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Bob Learned earned 2000 total points
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Let's see:

1) From an ASP.NET web page, you could use:

Request.UserHostAddress

2) Try the fully-qualified name:
  System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Request.UserHostAddress

Bob

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Thanks,  
for some silly reason, I was making this way more complicated than it had to be, but a web service really just uses HTTP for like any typical web page (I should really get more sleep, or more brains :)
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