How to get IP address of peer connected in private ethereum network

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I created a Private Ethereum network and then made connections between my peer and other peers and it is successful. Now I want to check the IP address of the peer connected to my peer. How to do this?
Jan 10, 2019 in Blockchain by slayer
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To get these details, you can use the admin.peers method. 

> admin.peer()

This method will return all the details of the connected peers. Along with the IP address, you will also see peer ID, name and  port.

The output will look something like this:

[{
      ID: 'a4de274d3a159e10c2c9a68c326511236381b84c9ec52e72ad732eb0b2b1a2277938f78593cdbe734e6002bf23114d434a085d260514ab336d4acdc312db671b',
      Name: 'Geth/v0.9.14/linux/go1.4.2',
      Caps: 'eth/60',
      RemoteAddress: '5.9.150.40:30301',
      LocalAddress: '192.168.0.28:39219'
}, {
      ID: 'a979fb575495b8d6db44f750317d0f4622bf4c2aa3365d6af7c284339968eef29b69ad0dce72a4d8db5ebb4968de0e3bec910127f134779fbcb0cb6d3331163c',
      Name: 'Geth/v0.9.15/linux/go1.4.2',
      Caps: 'eth/60',
      RemoteAddress: '52.16.188.185:30303',
      LocalAddress: '192.168.0.28:50995'

} ]
answered Jan 10, 2019 by Omkar
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So only the admin of the network will be able to run the admin.peers method right? what if if i'm not the admin?

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