Is there a way to find IP address?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Sep 13 18:04:32 CEST 2006


Lad wrote:

> Normaly I can log user's IP address using os.environ["REMOTE_ADDR"] .
> If a user  is behind a proxy, I will log  proxy's IP address only.
> Is there a way how to find a real IP user's address?

os.environ["HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR"]

(but that can easily be spoofed, and is mostly meaningless if the user 
uses local IP addresses at the other side of the proxy, so you should 
use it with care)

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