[wp-hackers] Re: IP address verification for trackbacks

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Thu Aug 14 13:59:20 GMT 2008

Why use one IP when you can use a dedicated one? All my boxes have multiple
IPs, so I might as well make use of them. Plus it makes it harder to do
reverse lookups of other sites on that box. ;)

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 6:55 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 2:39 AM, Kimmo Suominen <kimmo at global-wire.fi>
> wrote:
> > I don't think WordPress does anything to select the IP address it
> > uses to send trackbacks.  In other words, I think it will use the
> > primary IP address configured on the host.
> >
> > I run all websites on secondary IP addresses, so I guess I cannot
> > send trackbacks to users of this plugin.
> >
> > My own website couldn't even run on the primary IP address of the
> > host, as I'm using HTTPS as well.
> Why can't you use one IP?
> Virtual Hosts. Use 'em, love 'em.
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