getInboundMessageTransport always returns a null value

Mark McCoy Mark.McCoy at
Tue May 26 13:51:22 EDT 2015

Yes, the only time we need to make this determination is on the front channel. We don’t rely on this for back channel communications.


On 5/26/15, 12:05 PM, "users on behalf of Cantor, Scott" <users-bounces at on behalf of cantor.2 at> wrote:

>On 5/26/15, 11:49 AM, "Mark McCoy" <Mark.McCoy at> wrote:
>>In a scripted attribute, I’ve tried to use the following calls to get the user’s IP address. Every call results in the getInboundMessageTransport() returning a null value, which obviously causes the getPeerAddress() call to fail. Other calls to methods contained within the requestContext succeed (example, the getEntityId() call works fine).
>I don't know why it's null, but you should of course be aware that that kind of thing only works for front-channel, any queries would just return the SP's address.
>-- Scott
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