Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
There's more than one way to do things
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Meta Redirects and CGI

by Parham (Friar)
on Jan 27, 2002 at 19:35 UTC ( #141938=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Meta Redirects and CGI

to answer your question, if you want to grab the ip of a user, look at $ENV{'REMOTE_ADDR'}. I'll take it a step further, if you want to change that IP into an address (or if $ENV{'REMOTE_HOST'} doesn't exist), try this:
$ip = $ENV{'REMOTE_ADDR'}; @digits = split (/\./, $ip); $address = pack ("C4", @digits); $host = gethostbyaddr ($address, 2);
other environmental variables you might find useful:

$ENV{'HTTP_REFERER'} will contain where the user came from (a url)

$ENV{'HTTP_USER_AGENT'} contains browser information of the user

$ENV{'REQUEST_METHOD'} contains the request method (post, get) $ENV{'QUERY_STRING'} is what the query string was, everything after the '?' in the url

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://141938]
help
Chatterbox?
[Tanktalus]: I think I'm "out there" somewhere. I sure don't feel like I'm "here" right now. :S

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others scrutinizing the Monastery: (7)
As of 2017-09-22 21:01 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    During the recent solar eclipse, I:









    Results (269 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?