Vat Location Service
Mark S. Miller
Wed, 13 Jan 1999 17:25:41 -0800
At 05:17 PM 1/13/99 , email@example.com wrote:
>>Can a CGI script find out the IP
>>address of the connection on which the request was received?
>It shouldn't care. The source of protection is the identity of the host,
>not the identity of the IP address.
[-] The issue isn't protection, it's routing.
I was asking in case the IP address of the registering Vat, as perceived by
ISP rather than the registering Vat, is what the VLS should report to
other's as the IP at which to try contacting that Vat. OTOH, if this is
useless for overcoming remapping confusion, then this is a non-issue.