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GEOIPUPDATE(1)						      General Commands Manual						    GEOIPUPDATE(1)

NAME
geoipupdate - a program for updating the MaxMind GeoIP databases SYNOPSIS
geoipupdate [-v] [-f licensefile] DESCRIPTION
geoipupdate automatically updates the GeoIP database for GeoIP subscribers. It connects to the MaxMind GeoIP Update server and checks for an updated database. If it finds an updated database, then it downloads it, uncompresses it, and installs it. If you are running a fire- wall, it requires that the DNS and HTTP (80) ports be open. For example geoipupdate -v Performs the update in verbose mode. OPTIONS
-v Verbose mode, prints out the steps that geoipupdate takes. -d Specify a custom directory target to install the GeoIP datafile(s). By default geoipupdate installs to /usr/share/GeoIP -f Specifies the configuration file that contains the license key. Defaults to /etc/GeoIP.conf USAGE
Typically you'll want to write a weekly crontab that will run geoipupdate. Below is a sample crontab that runs geoipupdate on each Wednes- day at noon: # top of crontab MAILTO=your@email.com 0 12 * * 3 BIN_DIR/geoipupdate # end of crontab To use with a proxy server, set the http_proxy environment variable. E.g. export http_proxy="http://proxy-hostname:port" RETURN CODES
geoipupdate returns 0 on success, 1 on error. FILES
/etc/GeoIP.conf Configuration file for GeoIP, should contain license key. AUTHOR
Written by T.J. Mather REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to <support@maxmind.com> COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2011 MaxMind, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICU- LAR PURPOSE. SEE ALSO
Visit <http://www.maxmind.com/app/products> to sign up for a GeoIP subscription. geoiplookup(1), crontab(5) 4th Berkeley Distribution 5 Oct 2010 GEOIPUPDATE(1)

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geoip(3)							    Version 0.2 							  geoip(3)

NAME
geoip - A Tcl extension for geographic or organisational lookup of IP addresses and hostnames. SYNOPSIS
geoip open [-type TYPE ] [-flags FLAG ] geoip open [-file PATH ] [-flags FLAG ] geoip [COMMAND] geoip [QUERY] arg1 DESCRIPTION
This Tcl extension encapsulates most of GeoIP C API functions into tcl commands. OPEN OPTIONS
open takes either a file path and a set of flags, or a type and a set of flags. Supported types and flags are described below. TYPE Looks under the standard installation share directory, eg /usr/local/share/GeoIP/ for a GeoIP database according to type. PATH Absolute/relative path to GeoIP database. FLAG Flags seperated by ':', eg memory_cache:memory_check COMMAND
Individual singular commands can be one of: close Close the currently open database. db_info Get information about the current database. db_edition Returns edition of opened database. db_avail Test the availability of databases in your system in known locations. e.g db_avail country_edition QUERY
Commands that query the database. All commands return N/A if a result cannot be found. If none already open, a command will attempt to open a suitable database. country commands will open a country_edition database. region commands will open a region_edition_rev1 one. name com- mands will open an org_edition one, and the record_edition will open a city_edition_rev1 database. The commands are: country_code_by_addr Takes an IP address and returns the ISO-3166-1 Alpha-2 code of the country. country_code3_by_addr Takes an IP address and returns the ISO-3166-1 Alpha-3 code the country. country_code_by_name Takes a hostname and returns the ISO-3166-1 Alpha-2 code the country. country_code3_by_name Takes a hostname and returns the ISO-3166-1 Alpha-3 code the country. country_name_by_addr Takes an IP address and returns the country name. country_name_by_name Takes a hostname and returns the country name. name_by_addr Takes an IP address and returns the organisation name (or ISP/ASnum according to the opened database) name_by_name Takes a hostname and returns the organisation name. region_by_addr Takes an IP address and returns these region attributes as in an associative array: country, region region_by_name Takes a hostname and returns the region attributes. record_by_addr Takes an IP address and returns these record attributes as in an associative array: code, code3, region, country, city, postcode, latitude, longitude, dma(dma code), and area (area code) record_by_name Takes a hostname and returns the record attributes. TYPES
Relevant types of databases are: country_edition, org_edition, isp_edition, city_edition_rev1, region_edition_rev1, geoip_asnum_edition. "open -type" will accept their unambiguous abbreviations. FLAGS
Valid flags are: standard, memory_cache, check_cache, index_cache. FILES
./share/GeoIP.dat GeoIP country_edition database. ./share/GeoIPOrg.dat GeoIP org_edition database. ./share/GeoIPCity.dat GeoIP region_city_rev1 database. ./share/GeoIPRegion.dat GeoIP region_edition_rev1 database. ./share/GeoIPASNum.dat GeoIP asnum_edition database. BUGS
Please report to author. AUTHOR
Djihed Afifi <djihed@gmail.com>. SEE ALSO
GeoIP C API documentation <www.maxmind.com> Tcl extension April 2007 geoip(3)
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