Discovery IP in connection

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Mon Jul 27 19:23:13 EDT 2009

>>>>> Djames Suhanko <djames.suhanko at> (DS) wrote:

>DS> Hello,all!
>DS>  I wrote a little programa that listening UDP packets. A can receive
>DS> the messages, but I can't see the the origin IP.
>DS>  How can I to  get the remote IP address in connection?

What do you think the addr is for in 
data, addr = mySocket.recvfrom(100)?

>DS> My source:

>DS> #!/usr/bin/env python
>DS> import socket
>DS> mySocket = socket.socket ( socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_DGRAM )
>DS> mySocket.bind ( ( '', 514 ) )

>DS> data, addr = mySocket.recvfrom(100)
>DS> print data

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