Obtaining the remote ip address
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Tue Mar 28 09:15:51 CEST 2006
"Alvin A. Delagon" <adelagon at gmail.com> writes:
> I have a python cgi script running behind a CGI server which is also
> built using python using CGIHTTPServer module. How can my cgi script
> obtain the remote ip address?
The CGI specification lists a number of environment variables that are
set for the scrit receiving the request. The one you want is
REMOTE_ADDR, and possibly REMOTE_HOST.
Python makes environment variables available via the 'os.environ' map.
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