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GeoIP2 and GeoIP Legacy Update Program.
25 Sep 2013
GEOIPUPDATE(1) General Commands Manual GEOIPUPDATE(1)
NAME geoipupdate - GeoIP2 and GeoIP Legacy Update Program SYNOPSIS geoipupdate [-Vvh] [-f license_file] [-d target_directory] DESCRIPTION geoipupdate automatically updates GeoIP2 and GeoIP Legacy databases for MaxMind customers. The program connects to the MaxMind GeoIP Update server to check for new databases. If a new database is available, the program will download and install it. If you are using a firewall, you must have the DNS and HTTP(S) ports open. OPTIONS -V Display version information. -v Enable verbose mode. Prints out the steps that geoipupdate takes. -d Install databases to a custom directory. By default geoipupdate installs to /var/lib/GeoIP. -f Use an alternate configuration file. Defaults to /etc/GeoIP.conf. USAGE Typically you should run geoipupdate weekly. One way to achieve this is to use cron. Below is a sample crontab file that runs geoipupdate on each Wednesday at noon: # top of crontab MAILTOfirstname.lastname@example.org 0 12 * * 3 BIN_DIR/geoipupdate # end of crontab To use with a proxy server, update your GeoIP.conf file as specified in the GeoIP.conf man page or set the http_proxy environment variable. RETURN CODES geoipupdate returns 0 on success and 1 on error. FILES /etc/GeoIP.conf Configuration file for GeoIP Update. See the GeoIP.conf(5) man page for more infor‐ mation. REPORTING BUGS Report bugs to <@maxmind.com>. COPYRIGHT Copyright (C) 2013 MaxMind, Inc. This is free software; see the LICENSE file for copying conditions. There is NO WARRANTY, express or implied, including, but not limited to, NO IMPLIED WARRANTY of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. MORE INFORMATION Visit <https://www.maxmind.com/en/geolocation_landing> to learn more about the GeoIP2 and GeoIP Legacy databases or to sign up for a subscription. SEE ALSO GeoIP.conf(5), crontab(5)4th Berkeley Distribution 25 Sep 2013 GEOIPUPDATE(1)
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|geoipupdate(1)||referred by||GeoIP.conf(5) | geoiplookup(1) | geoiplookup6(1) | update-geoip-database(8)|
|refer to||crontab(5) | GeoIP.conf(5)|