Get IP Address of Originating Website From a Webservice

The following code was used in a .Net 3.5 web service to retrieve the IP Address of the website consuming it.

This solution may initially escape you since it might seem like the web service should run within an HTTP Context and thus utilize this object to get information from websites calling particular methods.

See MSDN reference(s) for more information.

C#:

RemoteEndpointMessageProperty clientEndpoint = OperationContext.Current.IncomingMessageProperties[RemoteEndpointMessageProperty.Name] as RemoteEndpointMessageProperty; 

clientEndpoint.Address 

References:
MSDN, http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.servicemodel.channels.remoteendpointmessageproperty.aspx

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About Ronnie Diaz

Ronnie Diaz is an enterprise software engineer responsible for front-end and back-end development for companies in many industries. Heavily involved in cloud development, online retail, e-commerce and electronic ordering, fulfillment and customer relational systems.

Posted on December 30, 2010, in Programming & Development and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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