nginx and GeoLite2

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Mon Oct 21 13:12:51 UTC 2013


On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 12:38:30PM +0300, wishmaster wrote:

> Hi
> I am planning to use GeoLite with nginx. On the MaxMind website there is an announcement:
> Announcement
> Free access to the latest in IP geolocation databases is now available in our GeoLite2 Databases
> I've used this db but nginx returned the error. Is it possible to use GeoLite2?

GeoLite2 databases use different format and different libraries 
are needed to access them.  They are new and not supported by 

Use GeoLite databases instead (without "2").  Or use a CSV 
version, a perl script to convert CSV files from MaxMind to nginx 
ngx_http_geo_module configuration is in contrib.

Maxim Dounin

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