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From Rusty Wright <rusty.wri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Getting the tomcat server IP
Date Sat, 21 Feb 2009 17:57:50 GMT
Yuval, wouldn't that give you the client's address?  I thought she wanted the server's ip address,
with the added wrinkle that her server has multiple network interfaces.


Yuval Perlov wrote:
> request.getRemoteAddr();
> 
> You can only get your actual IP after opening a connection. Of course it 
> can change depending on where the connection is coming from.
> 
> Alternatively you can open a connection to a known public server, and 
> figure out your IP using the resulting socket. If you are going through 
> a NAT this might not be your actual IP but the IP on your side of the NAT.
> 
> Yuval Perov
> 
> 
> On Feb 20, 2009, at 2:21 AM, Natalie Forood wrote:
> 
>> Hello,
>>
>> Can you tell me how I can get the IP address of the interface that is 
>> running Tomcat?  I can't use localhost, I need the IP of the physical 
>> interface.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Natalie
> 
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