CGI - client information
Martin v. Löwis
martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Jan 5 11:05:55 CET 2003
jolsen at mailme.dk (Jesper Olsen) writes:
> Is it possible from a python cgi script to query the web server
> about the IP address of the client that is calling the script?
It is not possible to perform queries to the Web server in a CGI
script. The server provides a set of information, and invokes the
script. The script then has no bidirectional channel to the server.
> E.g. the web server could provide this info in an environment
You should read the CGI spec. REMOTE_ADDR might do what you want.
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