Retrieving The User’s IP Address

Retrieving the originating IP address of the request is simple in most languages.

Here’s how to retrieve the IP address in Java ( req represents a javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequestreference ):

String ip = req.getRemoteAddr();

Here’s the same line in Go ( r represents http.Request ):

ip := r.RemoteAddr

In PHP, the originating IP can be retrieved from the predefined variable SERVER :