[zeromq-dev] ELI5: Why can't I get the IP address of the machine that sent a message?

Elliot Saba staticfloat at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 00:36:40 CEST 2014

A while back I ran into this same issue; my solution was to have the client
transmit an identifier (in my case, the public IP) when it first connects.
Annoying that this isn't possible (to my knowledge) using only ZMQ APIs,
but not the end of the world.

On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 7:46 AM, Scott <alcoholiday at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 7:45 PM, Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b at web.de>
> wrote:
>> As a side note: The monitoring interface exposes the IP address. You
>> can use that to monitor who connects (for logging purposes).
> Well that's useful to know!
> To be clear, we aren't interested in using IP for security purposes, but
> primarily for debuging purposes.
> Thanks!
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