[ic] gethostbyaddr in ic pages, how ?

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Fri Sep 24 16:14:51 EDT 2004

Quoting Niels Svennekj?r (linux at post10.tele.dk):
> Hi
> For debugging purposes I would like to get a hostname (from an ip) on a 
> ic page
> I have tryed following (with an lot of variations over "use Socket", 
> Socket:.....)
> [perl]
> $hostip="";
> return(gethostbyaddr(Socket::inet_aton($hostip),Socket::AF_INET) );
> [/perl]
> But it alvays gives an error, like
> - Safe: 'gethostbyaddr' trapped by operation
> - Undefined subroutine &Socket::inet_aton
> - "use" not allowed in expression
> If I want to make an 'lookup' of the hostname. Do I have to make an 
> usertag to do it ?

you can do with global usertag, of course, but you can also set

  hostnamelookups  yes

in interchange.cfg, and then it is available in 

	$Session->{host} or [data session host]

Mike Heins
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