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