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Node.js http.ClientRequest.host API

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  • Last Updated : 08 Jul, 2021

The http.ClientRequest.host is an inbuilt API : Application Programming Interface of class ClientRequest within http module which is used to get the object of client request host.

Syntax:

const request.host

Parameters: This API does not accept any argument as parameter.

Return Value : This method returns the object of client request host.

Example:

Javascript




// Node.js program to demonstrate the 
// request.host APi
 
// Importing http module
const http = require('http');
 
// Create an HTTP server
const server = http.createServer((req, res) => {
  res.writeHead(200, { 'Content-Type': 'text/plain' });
  res.end('okay');
});
 
// Now that server is running
server.listen(3000, '127.0.0.1', () => {
 
  // make a request
  const options = {
    port: 3000,
    host: '127.0.0.1',
    headers: {
      'Connection': 'Upgrade',
      'Upgrade': 'websocket'
    }
  };
 
  // getting client request
  const req = http.request(options);
 
  req.host='127.0.0.1'
 
  // getting host
  // by using host api
  const v = req.host;
 
  // display the result
  console.log("host :- " + v)
 
  process.exit(0)
});

Output:

Reference: https://nodejs.org/dist/latest-v12.x/docs/api/http.html#http_request_host

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