Sunday, November 23, 2014

8:28 AM
Most of us should be relying on the server side environmental variable REMOTE_ADDR solely for client IP addresses.

But how to get the real IP address, when the user is visiting your website from a proxy server. Because at that time REMOTE_ADDR may not return the true IP address of the client.

If your client is connected to the Internet through Proxy Server then $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] in PHP just returns the the IP address of the proxy server not of the client’s machine. So here is a simple function in PHP to find the real IP address of the client’s machine.

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