Display the users IP Address in a Data View Web Part

  1. Open up an existing DVWP or create one.
  2. Right click the DVWP and select ‘Common Data View Tasks’ (or click the little arrow that appears on the top right of the DVWP)
  3. Click the ‘Parameters’ link
  4. In the dialog that opens up click the ‘New Parameter’ button.
  5. Provide a name for the parameter (e.g. IPAddress)
  6. In the ‘Parameter Source’ dropdown select ‘Server Variable’
  7. In the ‘Server Variable Name’ text box enter REMOTE_ADDR
  8. Leave the ‘Default Value’ text box empty
  9. Click OK
  10. Now switch to the code view and go to the place where you want the IPAddress to appear and type the following:
<xsl:value-of select="$IPAddress" />

Here’s a list of server variables:





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