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

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

AccountID

Your MaxMind account ID. This was formerly known as UserId. This is required when downloading a paid database.

LicenseKey

Your case-sensitive MaxMind license key. This is required when downloading a paid database.

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.

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.

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. Note: Once created, this lockfile is not removed from the filesystem. The default is .geoipupdate.lock under the DatabaseDirectory.

Files

/etc/GeoIP.conf

Default geoipupdate configuration file.

See Also

geoipupdate(1)

Referenced By

geoipupdate(1).

2 Aug 2018