nginx and GeoLite2
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Mon Oct 21 17:53:42 UTC 2013
On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 07:51:23PM +0300, wishmaster wrote:
> --- Original message ---
> From: "Maxim Dounin" <mdounin at mdounin.ru>
> Date: 21 October 2013, 16:13:01
> > Hello!
> > 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
> > nginx.
> > 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.
> Unfortunately, v2 of this db is not shipped in CSV format. Binary format only.
> See http://dev.maxmind.com/geoip/geoip2/geolite2/
As far as I can tell, the only difference between GeoLite and
GeoLite2 is format.
At least the http://www.maxmind.com/en/opensource page makes me
think so, as a link to the GeoLite2 page annotated as "(New
> Max, are you planning to add support of GeoLite2 in nginx in nearest future?
More information about the nginx