HTTP request remote address
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Posted By:   Becky_Givner
Posted On:   Tuesday, July 16, 2002 11:58 AM

Is there a way to set the remote address in a HTTP request?

(This is the value that HttpServletRequest.getRemoteAddr() returns.)

What part of a HTTP request is the remote address in?

The documentation I have read on the HTTP 1.1 protocol doesn't indicate if the remote address is part of the general header, request header, or message body.

Re: HTTP request remote address

Posted By:   Bogdan_Sheptunov  
Posted On:   Tuesday, July 16, 2002 01:05 PM

It is likely to be set and retrieved on TCP level, i can't thing of a reason why it would be a part of an HTTP header or request body.

Because of that, I can't also think of a realistic way (rather than brutal monkeying with TCP packets) of changing that address.

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