GeoIP.conf man page

GeoIP.conf ā€” Configuration file for geoipupdate

Synopsis

This file allows you to configure your geoipupdate program to download purchased GeoIP2 and GeoIP Legacy databases.

Description

The file consists of one setting per line. Lines starting with # are comments and will not be processed. All setting keywords are case sensitive.

The default configuration file is found at: /etc/GeoIP.conf

Required settings

AccountID

Your MaxMind account ID. This was formerly known as UserId.

LicenseKey

Your case-sensitive MaxMind license key.

EditionIDs

List of database edition IDs. Edition IDs may consist of letters, digits, and dashes (e.g., "GeoIP2-City", "106"). Note: this was formerly called ProductIds.

Optional settings

DatabaseDirectory

The directory to store the database files. The default is /usr/share/GeoIP

Host

The host name of the server to use. The default is updates.maxmind.com.

Protocol

The protocol to use. Valid values are https and http. The default is https.

Proxy

The proxy host name or IP address. You may optionally specify a port number, e.g., 127.0.0.1:8888. If no port number is specified, 1080 will be used.

ProxyUserPassword

The proxy user name and password, separated by a colon. For instance, username:password.

SkipPeerVerification

Skip peer verification when using https. Valid values are 0 or 1. The default is 0.

SkipHostnameVerification

Skip the host name verification when using https. This option is either 0 or 1. The default is 0.

PreserveFileTimes

Whether to preserve modification times of files downloaded from the server. This option is either 0 or 1. The default is 0.

LockFile

The lock file to use. This ensures only one geoipupdate process can run at a time. The default is .geoipupdate.lock under the DatabaseDirectory.

Files

/etc/GeoIP.conf

Default geoipupdate configuration file.

See Also

geoipupdate(1)

Referenced By

geoipupdate(1).

26 Oct 2017