NAME


geoiplookup - look up country using IP Address or hostname

SYNOPSIS


geoiplookup [-d directory] [-f filename] [-v] <ipaddress|hostname>

DESCRIPTION


geoiplookup uses the GeoIP library and database to find the Country that an IP address or hostname originates from.

For example

geoiplookup 80.60.233.195

will find the Country that 80.60.233.195 originates from, in the following format:

NL, Netherlands

OPTIONS


-f Specify a custom path to a single GeoIP datafile.
-d Specify a custom directory containing GeoIP datafile(s). By default geoiplookup looks in /var/lib/GeoIP
-v Lists the date and build number for the GeoIP datafile(s).

AUTHOR


Written by T.J. Mather

REPORTING BUGS


Report bugs to <support@maxmind.com>

COPYRIGHT


Copyright 2006 MaxMind LLC

This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO


geoipupdate(1), nslookup(1).

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