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Configuration file for geoipupdate.

26 Oct 2017
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GeoIP.conf - Configuration file for geoipupdate


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


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 /var/lib/GeoIP Host The host name of the server to use. The default is 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., If no port number is specified, 1080 will be used. ProxyUserPassword The proxy user name and password, separated by a colon. For instance, user‐ name: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.


/etc/GeoIP.conf Default geoipupdate configuration file.


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