[ee122] HW2 - Problem 2.4 d

Vern Paxson vern at icir.org
Sun Sep 30 11:02:18 PDT 2007

> It asks for the ip address of the host on which the browser is running.
> host as in the server?

The browser is the HTTP client, not the server.

> the ip address is not in dot-quad form, rather, it is a hostname. Am I
> supposed to run a dig on the hostname to get the ip associated with that
> hostname or is it somewhere in the get request?

The point of 2.4(d) is to work through thinking carefully about all the
information that's exchanged.


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