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Gets the visitors IP address for an ASP.NET address. Will take a proxy address if real visitor IP is not forwarded along by the proxy.
/// <summary>
/// Get the IP address of the current client visiting the website.
/// </summary>
/// <returns>String representing the IP address</returns>
public static string GetVisitorIPAddress()
System.Web.HttpContext context = System.Web.HttpContext.Current;
string ipAddress = context.Request.ServerVariables["HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR"];
if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(ipAddress)) {
string[] addresses = ipAddress.Split(',');
if (addresses.Length != 0) {
return addresses[0];
return context.Request.ServerVariables["REMOTE_ADDR"];
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