How to get client IP address in Laravel 5

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I am trying to get the client's IP address in Laravel.

It is easy to get a client's IP in PHP by using $_SERVER["REMOTE_ADDR"]. It is working fine in core PHP, but when I use the same thing in Laravel, it returns the server IP instead of the visitor's IP.
Sep 11, 2020 in Laravel by kartik
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Hello @kartik,

Use request()->ip().

Since Laravel 5 it's advised/good practice to use the global functions like:

response()->json($v);
view('path.to.blade');
redirect();
route();
cookie();

You can also refer this:https://www.edureka.co/community/65056/how-to-get-user-s-ip-address-in-laravel?show=80036#c80036

Hope it helps!!
Thank You!!

answered Sep 11, 2020 by Niroj
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