geoiplookup man page

geoiplookup — look up country using IP Address or hostname

Synopsis

geoiplookup [-d directory] [-f filename] [-v] <ipaddress|hostname>

Description

geoiplookup uses the GeoIP library and database to find the Country that an IP address or hostname originates from.

For example

geoiplookup 80.60.233.195

will find the Country that 80.60.233.195 originates from, in the following format:

NL, Netherlands

Options

-f
Specify a custom path to a single GeoIP datafile.
-d
Specify a custom directory containing GeoIP datafile(s). By default geoiplookup looks in /usr/share/GeoIP
-v
Lists the date and build number for the GeoIP datafile(s).

Author

Written by T.J. Mather

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <support@maxmind.com>

See Also

geoipupdate(1), nslookup(1).

Info

2 Jan 2007