GeoIP.conf man page

GeoIP.conf — 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

UserId
Your MaxMind user ID.
LicenseKey
Your case-sensitive MaxMind license key.
ProductIds
List of product IDs. Product IDs may consist of letters, digits, and dashes (e.g., "GeoIP2-City", "106").

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

Files

/etc/GeoIP.conf
Default geoipupdate configuration file.

See Also

geoipupdate(1)

Referenced By

geoipupdate(1).

25 Sep 2013