BBjHttpRequest::getRemoteHost

Description

In BBj 12.0 and higher, this method returns the fully qualified name of the client or the last proxy that sent the request. If the engine cannot or chooses not to resolve the hostname (to improve performance), this method returns the dotted-string form of the IP address.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

String

getRemoteHost()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

a String containing the clients hostname or IP address

Remarks

The example below shows getting the remote host-name associated with the request within a BBjServlet.

Example

REM Obtain the instance of the BBjAPI object
LET myAPI! = BBjAPI()
MyServlet! = new MyServlet()
 
data!.setCallback(data!.ON_WEB_CONNECTION, myServlet!, "myMethod")
 
PROCESS_EVENTS
 
REM Obtain the instance of the BBjAPI object
LET myAPI! = BBjAPI()
MyServlet! = new MyServlet()
 
data!.setCallback(data!.ON_WEB_CONNECTION, myServlet!, "myMethod")
 
PROCESS_EVENTS
 
class public MyServlet
  method public void myMethod(BBjServletEvent p_event!)
    LET chan = UNT
    request! = p_event!.getHttpRequest()
    response! = p_event!.getHttpResponse()
    response!.setContentType("text/html")
    open (chan)"JSERVLET"
    print (chan)"<html><body><h1>Hello BBj!</h1>"
    print (chan)"Remote Host:"+ request!.getRemoteHost()
    print (chan)"</body></html>"
    close (chan)
  methodend
classend

See Also

BBjAPI

BBjServletEvent

BBjHttpRequest